Braced For Change: How To Prepare Your Child For Upcoming Orthodontic Treatment

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Getting braces is a big deal to any child, and each one faces their own set of unique challenges. If you help your son or daughter face this inevitability with calm confidence, the experience is going to be far more successful for them and far less stressful for you. 1. Address Possible Tongue Thrust Issues Although not commonly known, tongue thrust, in which a person inadvertently pushes forward on the front teeth with their tongue, actually causes the teeth to move.…

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Worried Your Partner Gave You HPV In The Mouth? How To React Now

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Research is now showing that HPV isn’t just a genital and cervical illness that people have to worry about, but that both genders can get oral HPV. If you have had the genitalia of another person in your mouth at some point, and you are now concerned that you could potentially have HPV, you want to get in to see a dentist right away. Here are some of things that you want to have done at the appointment.…

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Why Do Your Braces Hurt?

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Getting braces is wonderful for straightening out your teeth, but they do take a bit of getting used to. Braces can feel tight and even cause discomfort as you get used to them. Why do your braces hurt? Use this guide to assist you, then call your orthodontist for relief. Wires Are Protruding Wires from your braces’ metal brackets can come loose and break away, or they can simply protrude into your gums and cause discomfort or pain.…

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