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  • The right time for braces

    The right time for braces
    Orthodontic braces are used to help position and align an individual's teeth. Getting braces is something that is typically seen as a rite of childhood. But many parents are unsure as to when their children should be fitted for braces.
  • Save money on braces

    I just found out that both of my daughters will need braces. The cost of traditional braces can range from $3,000 to $7,000, according to figures from Embrace-It, an online braces resource for parents sponsored by Crest and Oral-B. If my son ends up...

    Braces go three-dimensional

    Braces go three-dimensional
    Looking at a 3-D model of her teeth, Sara McClure didn't recognize her smile. The image her orthodontist had pulled up on a laptop didn't show her upper-row gaps—rather, it showed the perfect alignment that would be hers in 13 months. "I saw my...

    Mouth guards, Moms, sports and smiles — yeah, it all goes together

    Ever since my son broke his two front teeth (the permanent ones) in a vacation mishap nearly two years ago we have been anxious about about protecting his smile from further mishaps. And since he is a sports-focused kid this means mouth guards. Tho

    Halloween treats can be a horror if you wear braces

    What may seem like a harmless treat to most kids can be a nightmare for kids who wear braces. Treats that are hard, chewy, sticky or crunchy can cause damage to braces.  Orthodontic patients should look for softer treats, such as soft chocolate or peanut