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5 Things That Make a Pediatric Orthodontist (Special!)

When it comes to a pediatric orthodontist, these experts go through rigorous training in order to be able to work with their patients. Not only are they able to handle a range of orthodontic treatment, but they also work with pediatric patients. This allows them to correct misalignment and malocclusion issues that might have become a problem for those seeking their help. The great thing about choosing this type of professional is that they are fully trained and experienced when they are looking to work with their clients.

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 Dental Sealants For Children (What – When – Why)

Dental sealants? When it comes to preventing cavities and overall good oral health, regular brushing and flossing pave the path to success. However, with there being so many nooks and crannies in your teeth, it is nearly impossible for a toothbrush or even floss to reach them all. Your molars, the teeth in the back of your mouth used for chewing, are especially susceptible to cavities because their surface is uneven. This makes them an ideal hiding spot for food and bacteria.

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Best Age For Your Kid To Get Braces (READ ON)

What is the best age for your child to get orthodontic Braces? Children should get orthodontic braces when they are seven years old. However, the condition of a child’s teeth can also influence how early the appliance will be needed.

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How to Properly Maintain Your Braces (3 MASSIVE FACTS)

How to properly maintain your braces. When wearing braces of any type, the key to ensuring that your teeth are properly straightened and you don’t need to visit the orthodontist too often is to actually keep your braces well maintained. Doing so is easy and will ensure the longevity and quality of your braces until they are removed permanently. It will also allow you to keep your teeth as healthy as possible. There are several different ways that you can properly maintain your braces, all of which are necessary.

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Direct-to-Consumer Braces (You need to know)

In the past, both children and adults visited the dentist and were referred to an orthodontist when straightening issues were involved. It was a simple process that covered all of your dental needs. Currently, there are Internet companies that advertise direct-to-consumer braces that will presumably straighten your teeth by skipping the orthodontist altogether. It’s time to take a close look at these products and what you need to know before choosing a straightening solution.

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Here’s What Happens After Removal of Braces? (ALL THE FACTS)

After months, and possibly even years of wearing braces, you need to know what to expect when it comes to maintaining them. The expert team here at Papandreas Orthodontics will guide you through the process. Here is some insight into what happens after the removal of braces.

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7 Vitamins and Minerals (for Super Healthy Teeth)

Maintaining and preserving your pearly white smile is much more than just brushing twice a day and getting regular checkups at the dentist. What you eat heavily effects the health of your teeth over the short and long term. Most people believe that calcium is the sole nutrient to consume for healthy teeth and bones. However, it is only a fraction of the essential vitamins and minerals list that goes into building healthy and strong teeth. In the article below we’ll walk you through a list of the 7 top vitamins and minerals needed to keep your teeth healthy for life.

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Chipped or Knocked out Tooth (in Children)

What should I do in case my child chips or knocks out a tooth? No matter how well you take care of your child’s teeth during their younger years, the active lifestyle that many children lead makes it possible that your child will suffer from a situation where their tooth has been chipped or knocked loose. If you find that your child has chipped their front tooth, there are a variety of steps that you should follow. This is to make sure that the situation is handled properly and without worrying too much. It’s common for a baby tooth to be knocked loose, which is why you should be prepared for this scenario.

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Are You Too Old? (for Orthodontic Braces)

Orthodontic braces and your age. Do you hide your smile? Do you wish that your teeth lined up as perfectly as the keys on a piano? If you are plagued with a poorly aligned bite and teeth that are crooked, then you may have considered getting help from an orthodontist. Teenagers are usually associated with misaligned teeth, but when is it too late to get braces? Thankfully, people of all age groups can benefit from an improved smile. If your teeth are keeping your self-esteem low, then you can do something about it.

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Effects of Vaping on Teeth (& OTHER ISSUES)

If you’ve ever vaped before, you’ve likely done so primarily because you’ve been told that this practice is much better for your health than smoking. While there are some benefits that come with vaping when compared to smoking, there are a variety of issues that can stem from using e-cigarettes. Although e-cigarettes lack the tar found in standard cigarettes that leads to the decay of teeth, your teeth can still be adversely affected by them.

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