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Facts About Kids and Sports Safety
Facts About Kids and Sports Safety The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is providing tips and information on how to best protect athlete’s smiles during recreational and organized sports. Injuries can happen at any age or skill level – More than half of the seven million sports and recreation-related injuries that occur each year are sustained by […]
Orthodontic Mouthguards can Prevent Facial Injuries | SmileMaker Orthodontics
[fusion_text] TOP 10 WAYS TO SAVE FACE Wear an orthodontic mouth guard for any contact sport (soccer, yes; chess, probably not). Mouth guards can help prevent jaw, mouth and teeth injuries and are less costly than recovering from the Wear a helmet and it will protect your head by absorbing the energy of an impact. […]
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Orthodontic Problems Early Warning Signs
[fusion_text] Early Warning Signs of Orthodontic Problems Some early warning signs of orthodontic problems may be easier to correct if treated sooner rather than later. Waiting until all the permanent teeth have come in, or until facial growth is nearly complete, may make correction of some orthodontic problems more difficult. But…children and adults can both […]
Foods to Avoid with Braces (Orthodontic)
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Young girl with dental braces showing x-ray of teeth for orthodontic emergency
Orthodontic Emergency
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Oral Hygiene with Braces
[fusion_text] Oral Hygiene with Braces: Do’s and Don’ts The mouth is the gateway to the body… good health begins with good teeth. Tooth decay, infection and/or gum disease can lead to a variety of ailments and just generally ‘feeling bad.’ Here’s a list of Do’s and Don’ts for keeping your oral hygiene the best it can be: […]
Braces on Madison TN orthodontic patient
Braces are Cool!
Braces are Cool: Are you ready to make a fashion statement with your braces? The ‘mouth full of bright metal’, usually called ‘metal mouth’ or ‘tin smile’, is really a thing of the past with today’s new braces. Braces have turned into a fashion statement, and you’ll be able to select which kind of braces will fit your […]
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How Braces Work
[fusion_text] How Braces Work The principles of how braces work to correct teeth alignment with pressure are centuries old. Braces are the most efficient and exact way of moving teeth. The jawbone is a solid structure surrounding your teeth, but it can change shape in response to prolonged pressure. Braces put pressure on one side […]
Orthodontic Age 7 Infographic
When to see the orthodontist?
[fusion_text] [/fusion_text][fullwidth backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][fusion_text] When to see the orthodontist? When should you see the orthodontist for your child’s first orthodontic check-up? Schedule your FREE consult today! Check Out Some Before and After Cases When […]