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Guide To Eating Candy With Braces

Avoid damaging your braces and risking your successful orthodontic treatment by learning which candy might loosen the brackets attached to your teeth.

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More Than Aesthetics: The Comprehensive Benefits of Straight Teeth

…needs and potential benefits of braces for an individual’s unique situation. If you’re thinking about orthodontic treatment, consult a specialist: an orthodontist. Find an AAO orthodontist near you:…

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Dentist or Orthodontist: Navigating Your Dental Care Choices

…orthodontic treatment, consider a specialist: an orthodontist. Only bona fide orthodontists get to be members of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). Visit to find your AAO orthodontist.…

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When Your Retainer Tightens: Navigating the Next Steps

As long as your retainer doesn’t hurt and still fits over your teeth, you can wear it – even if it feels tight. Your teeth may have slightly shifted, and you may need to wear your retainer longer each day to prevent your teeth from moving.


What Can I Eat with Braces? A Comprehensive Guide

What Can I Eat with Braces? Give up gummy bears? Put away the popcorn? No more nuts? If you’re thinking about getting braces or have already decided to improve your smile, you likely have concerns about what foods you can and can’t eat. Good news: there are tons of foods that are “braces-friendly” that you … Continued