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Understanding Braces and Speech [Issues]

When you and your children hear that braces are coming up in their near future, you may both have a variety of concerns. For example, kids are often nervous about how they are going to eat their favorite foods. As a parent, you may have concerns about your children’s speech; you may assume that since they are having devices placed on their teeth, they will struggle to speak correctly.

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6 Awesome Treatment Options [After Braces Come off]

You remember the days when you wore braces. At first, you may have felt as though you were the only kid in school with braces on, but slowly, all of your friends started to make regular visits to the orthodontist as well. Yet a major difference exists between them and you. They are happy with their results, and you are still staring in the mirror wondering what is wrong with your teeth.

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What is the Right Time for an [orthodontist] Checkup?

Whenever a child’s teeth emerge, they start to shape the jaw line and make various changes which may or may not cause problems in the future. It is important to have a child screened and evaluated by an orthodontic specialist very early. It is never too late to have a checkup though and most experts will recommend having an orthodontic checkup before age seven, as an orthodontist can determine whether or not there may be issues down the line that may cause discomfort or dangers to the bite.

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Braces Will Change Your Smile? [ 4 Facts]

Many of us look to celebrities for fashion, hair and makeup ideas, and we often end up zeroing in on their perfect, pearly whites.

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4 [Best] Options to Fix a Sticking Out Tooth

If you have been dealing with a single sticking out tooth, you are likely frustrated with having to deal with this particular imperfection. Those with multiple crooked teeth are typically referred to an orthodontic specialist for brace treatment. Having a sticking out tooth can be confusing because it is a somewhat different issue.

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Does Smiling Contribute to Your Success? 2017

Smiling contributes to your work and success, as well as your health and happiness – Dr. T.P.Chia. We all need to be equipped with a stunning smile in order to get ahead in life. A confident, attractive smile helps us land jobs, find our true soulmate and let our friends and family know that we love them. Studies even show that smiling reduces levels of stress, greatly enhancing our mental and physical health.

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Smile and Gratitude Will Make you Stronger

Gratitude can be traced back to a happy, satisfied heart. However, people can’t really see a happy heart. They can see your smile, though. Make sure you show the best smile possible to everyone. At Beach Braces, Dr. Panucci, the orthodontist, can give you a fantastic smile. Using it often will be up to you.

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Braces or Veneers Checklist 2017

A nice smile is often the first thing people notice about you. Crooked, chipped or stained teeth detract from your appearance and may have health implications as well. Once you decide it’s time to do something about your smile, you may be unsure whether braces or veneers are the best choices. Here’s some information to help you make a choice, courtesy of Dr. Patricia J. Panucci of Beach Braces, in Manhattan Beach, California.

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Wear a Smile: Be the Height of Fashion 2017

Lee Mildon believes that most people won’t notice your old clothing when you wear a smile. Your face is the first thing that people look at when meeting you, and having an attractive smile with straight teeth can make a difference in how you are greeted.

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What Happens After Invisalign Treatment is Completed?

Once an Invisalign treatment is complete, patients come out with a beautiful new smile that has taken over a year to receive. But it is not over yet. In order to keep that beautiful smile, patients have to continue with an orthodontic aftercare process.

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