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3 Reasons to Floss Your Teeth Daily

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We all know that a good dental hygiene routine includes flossing. However, that doesn’t mean we all do it. In fact, numerous studies have shown that less than half of Americans clean between their teeth every day, and many never reach for those wax-coated nylon strands at all!  With National Flossing Day around the corner, …

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4 Dental Rules for a Healthy Halloween

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Indulging in sweet treats can have some ill effects on your smile. If you or your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment, the risks of candies and snacks are downright spooky.  Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy Halloween while protecting your teeth and gums. Here are four tips from experienced orthodontist Dr. Robert Rudman at Advanced …

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Can Athletes Have Braces?

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Many people start their smile straightening journeys while they’re in school. Since sports are a popular extracurricular activity, you may wonder how your orthodontic treatment will impact your game. The good news is that braces don’t have to sideline you while they align your teeth. With a few simple precautions, athletes can keep playing their …

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Tips for Traveling with Braces

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Braces don’t have to get between you and a fun summer trip. However, they do require a bit of planning and special care. Here are some of our top tips for traveling with braces. Make Time for a Checkup You don’t want to deal with a scratchy wire or a loose bracket on vacation. Get …

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Do Braces Make Your Breath Stink?

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Everyone experiences bad breath from time to time. The good news is that it can usually be fixed with regular brushing and flossing. But if you have braces, you’ll need to step up your routine to keep your mouth fresh. What Causes Bad Breath with Braces? The main cause of bad breath is the bacteria …

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5 Myths About Traditional Braces

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There are quite a few myths about traditional metal braces. In reality, they are a great option to straighten your teeth and create an aesthetically pleasing smile. At Advanced Orthodontic Care, Dr. Robert Rudman can help you decide if braces are right for you. Myth #1: You have to wear braces for several years. This …

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