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How A Nail Biting Habit Affects The Teeth

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NAIL BITING IS A HABIT shared by between a quarter and a third of children and nearly half of teenagers. Compulsive behaviors don’t always have negative effects on a person’s physical health, but this one definitely does. In addition to leaving the nails torn and uneven and doing damage to the nail ...
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The Coolest Teeth In The Animal Kingdom

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MOST OF US already know that sharks constantly grow new teeth, venomous snakes use their fangs like syringes full of poison, and elephants have enormous tusks. As lovers of teeth of all shapes and sizes, today we’d like to take a moment to spotlight a few lesser known bizarre teeth out there in the ...
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Avoiding Post-Braces Stains

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OUTSIDE OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE and modern art, stains are pretty much always bad news. Worst of all is when the stains are on our teeth. If we aren’t careful during orthodontic treatment, we can end up with white spots on our teeth around where the brackets used to be when the braces come off. But ...
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The Different Types Of Teeth

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YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED that your teeth aren’t all the same shape, but do you know the reason? Humans have four different types of teeth, and they each serve specific purposes, both in helping us chew and in giving us our beautiful smiles! Types Of Teeth And What They Do The reason we need so many ...
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Smile For Your Health!

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THERE ARE SO MANY things that can make us smile, from seeing an old friend to watching a good movie to randomly remembering a great joke we heard years ago. Well, we’re about to give you another reason to smile: it’s good for your health! That’s right, smiling has actual health benefits, so prepare ...
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(Un)Brace Yourself! Here’s How to Prepare for Your Appointment

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You’ve made it to the end of your braces journey and you’ve finally been told you’ll be getting them removed at your next appointment. This is a very exciting time, however, there are a few steps you need to take before getting your braces removed. Keep up with your dental hygiene: throughout ...
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Brace Yourself! It’s Never Too Late for Braces, Even As an Adult

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What do you do for yourself to feel your most confident? Maybe you treat yourself to a regular facial and massage to keep you feeling refreshed and renewed. Perhaps you even occasionally buy a new outfit at your favorite store to add an extra spring in your step. But have you ever considered the ...
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Caring For Your Retainer

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Braces are a commitment of many months (sometimes years), and quite a bit of money. This investment in your smile is worth it when those braces finally come off and straight, beautiful teeth are revealed. The process doesn’t end when the braces come off, though. The period that follows braces ...
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The Many Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

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Did you know that there are physical and mental benefits to having straight teeth? Who doesn't want to feel good and think positive every day! Poor oral health can have serious health implications. Poor oral health can lead to gingivitis indicated by red and swollen gums. Crowded teeth can make ...
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Taking Care of Your Teeth with Braces

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Taking Care of Your Teeth with BracesGetting braces is almost a rite of passage for middle school or high school students. Braces do a remarkable job of straightening teeth and correcting the bite, but your orthodontist needs your help to give you the best possible results. Keeping your braces, ...
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Invisalign Gives you a Reason to Smile

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Orthodontic work is a rite of passage for many individuals. Metal mouth smiles make a regular appearance in middle school and high school yearbooks as kids eagerly await the day they get them removed. While metal braces are one way to straighten teeth, Invisalign is becoming a popular alternative ...
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