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What are the different types of braces available?

Guest post provided by Laura Hobbs. See below for more information about this author.

Back in the day, getting braces meant having armor plated hardware placed on your teeth for two years, sometimes longer.

If that weren’t bad enough, the ligatures, rubber bands used to anchor the braces, always seemed to fly off across the room at precisely the wrong time. Being called “metal mouth” wasn’t much fun, either.

Braces have evolved significantly, with innovations that reduce the time that you need to wear them, and that make the process less painful.

You can even choose braces that are virtually invisible. As a result, many adults whose parents couldn’t afford braces when they were teens are opting for them now.

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A Tour of Modern Dentures

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Not your grandfather’s false teeth. Guest post provided by Cathy. See below for more information about this author. Many people still have a negative impression of dentures. In the past decades were much more fake looking than modern dentures and they were bulkier and not as comfortable. Modern dentures are developed using the latest design […]

3 Dental Sedation Options for Nervous Patients

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Anxious about your dentist visit? There’s help available. Guest post provided by Patrick Toms. See below for more information about this author. Visiting the dentist’s office has proven to be a leading phobia in today’s society. Many people would rather live with a tooth ache than to visit the dentist’s office for treatment. This fear […]

Holiday Snacks That Your Teeth Will Appreciate!

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Be kind to your teeth this holiday season. Guest post provided by Patrick Toms DMD. See below for more information about this author. We are officially in the throes of the holiday season. Typically this means more time with your family, gifts, and no small amount of holiday cheer but it also means food. Lots […]

Causes Of Swollen Gums

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Protect your gums by understanding some common causes of problems. Article provided by guest author. Swollen gums are a common oral health complaint and may be caused for a number of reasons. One thing, however, is for sure, if you do experience this condition then you should take notice of it and try to identify […]

Five Steps to Combat Bad Breath

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Use these simple ideas to improve your breath. Guest post provided by Jonny Webber. See below for more information about this author. There is nothing more awkward than having a conversation with a person who has bad breath. You usually do not want to confront them due to your social desire to appear polite, but […]

6 Tips to End Irritation from Braces

Try these tricks when your braces are rubbing. Guest post provided by Wilson Orthodontics. See below for more information. As much as you know that your braces are going to give you a straighter, healthier, more attractive smile. However, there might be days when irritation and soreness make you rethink your decision to put them […]

Think You’re Too Old for Braces? Think Again!

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Read about your options beyond traditional braces. Guest post provided by Laura Hobbs. See below for more information about this author. Back in the day, getting braces meant having armor plated hardware placed on your teeth for two years, sometimes longer. If that weren’t bad enough, the ligatures, rubber bands used to anchor the braces, […]

The 5 Best Ways of Replacing a Missing Tooth

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Dental technology has come a long way, and there is more than one choice. Guest post provided by Micheala. See below for more information about this author. Missing a permanent tooth can be a major cause for concern for both adults and teenagers alike. Not only does this weaken the surrounding teeth, it also leaves […]

Tips on Preventing and Treating Gum Disease

How to take care of your oral health and prevent gum disease. Gum disease is a very common oral health condition. In fact, it affects a much larger proportion of the population than you might expect. It is not just reserved for elderly people; it affects around 70 percent of the adult population! Now that […]

11 Great Foods for a Healthy Smile!

Here are some of the best foods for your teeth. Guest post provided by Ava Little. See below for more information on this author. A healthy lifestyle makes you smile, and a healthy smile is part of your overall health. Eating well and getting some exercise are important components for a healthy smile. However, it […]

Alternatives to Traditional Dentures

These aren’t your grandfather’s false teeth. Guest post provided by Bruno. A beautiful, healthy smile is what we all desire but for people with problems like missing teeth, the idea of smiling with confidence sounds almost like a fantasy. Apart from affecting the facial appearance, missing teeth also accompany several oral health problems. For instance, […]