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2 Tips To Help Your Teen Reduce Swelling The Day After Their Orthognathic Operation

Since an orthognathic procedure is an invasive procedure, your teen will most likely experience some swelling once the operation is complete. The swelling is usually the worst within the first few days following surgery. The day after the orthognathic procedure, your teen may experience the most intense swelling and pain because the medication would have worn off. However, as your teen begins to heal the swelling should go down as well. Read More 

3 Ways To Get Your Child Excited About Getting Braces

If you have recently found out that your child is going to need braces and they aren't too excited about it, this can be very tough. You know that the braces are going to provide several great benefits for them and is going to be something that they will likely thank you for in the future; however, the key is to get them excited about getting them on now. Thankfully, there are a few different things that you can do to help get your child more used to and more excited about getting braces put on their teeth. Read More 

What Can Be Done When Food Consistently Gets Trapped Between 2 Teeth

If you consistently get food trapped between two teeth every time you eat, you have what is called a food trap. When you have a food trap, you probably reach for dental floss after each meal, and this can get annoying. If you are tired of having a food trap in your mouth, you may want to visit a dentist to find out what can be done about it. What causes food traps? Read More 

Tips To Help You Avoid Coffee Staining On Your Teeth

Keeping your teeth white is not an easy task unless you perform teeth-whitening procedures often and are very careful about what you eat and drink. If you are a coffee drinker, keeping your teeth white may be even harder, simply because coffee stains teeth. If you really want whiter teeth, you could give up drinking coffee if you want. Unfortunately, this is probably not the solution you are looking for. Instead of this, you could continue having your morning coffee; however, you may want to follow these tips to help reduce the risks of the coffee staining your teeth. Read More 

Invest in a Root Canal Before the Pain Sets In

When it comes to dental procedures, many people would rather wait to invest in these procedures until it's absolutely necessary. This is especially true for root canals, which are procedures that very few people look forward to. If you aren't experiencing any pain, then you may be tempted to put off having a root canal. Here are three reasons why you shouldn't wait until pain sets in to have a root canal in the future. Read More