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Dental danger: How to keep holiday treats from damaging teeth and braces by Lian Patient Expert Posted Sat 30 Oct 2010 2:40am (ARA) - Millions of Americans will not be smiling this holiday season - and not because they discovered coal in their stockings. They will be the teens and adults whose teeth and/or braces fall victim to the hard, sticky, chewy and gummy treats that make the holidays so yummy . . . and perilous to oral health. "The week after Halloween is on ... Read on »
To Brace Or Not To Brace by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 3:00pm Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in the first place. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they ... Read on »
Brace yourself for periodontal disease. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Wed 19 Aug 2009 6:25pm I received this email from a reader about adult braces and periodontal disease. I’m publishing it to help you if you’re considering getting braces. “Thank you, Saundra, for helping. I have always had nearly perfect teeth and was stunned to find out I had periodontal disease. I am 50 years old and want to do all I can to keep my teeth. I do ... Read on »
Cupertino CA Dentist Lists Three Benefits of Dental Braces by Randall LaFrom Posted Fri 24 Jan 2014 8:54pm Have you considered straightening your teeth to achieve your ideal smile? If so, there are several reasons to go ahead and opt for dental braces. To learn about these reasons, consult the following list provided by your Cupertino CA dentist , Dr. Randall LaFrom. Benefits of Wearing Braces They can lower the risk of tooth decay. Wh ... Read on »
Veneers Instead of Braces? Seems the Push Is On by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 22 Feb 2012 10:00am Lately, we’ve been seeing a lot more tweets like this one: Veneers are a cosmetic treatment. They may be done for practical reasons – to restore a chipped or discolored tooth, say – but their main purpose is to improve appearance. Braces and other orthodontic treatments improve appearance, too, but that’s not ... Read on »
Health Tip: Bracing May Help Osteoarthritis Pain by HealthFinder Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 9:00am healthnewslink Can reduce stress on affected joints (HealthDay News) -- Wearing a brace can help peopl ... Read on »
Health Tip: Bracing May Help Osteoarthritis Pain by Medline Plus Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 4:00am Can reduce stress on affected joints By Diana Kohnle Thursday, November 11, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Wearing a brace can help people with osteoarthritis better manage their pain, the Arthritis Foundation says. The foundation mentions these possible benefits of bracing, which can improve pain a ... Read on »
When can my child start braces? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 11:14pm As requested by readers, this is the FULL text of the latest dental article released this month. I have put it up here for your reading pleasure. Please read on: When can my child start braces? Seeing a smile on your child’s face is one of the most gratifying things about being a parent. But keeping that smile healthy and beautiful req ... Read on »
Braces and Orthodontists: Here’s all You Need to Know by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 27 Mar 2013 9:05pm In this article we’re talking about the orthodontic treatment – what orthodontists do, how do you choose the right one in your local area and what you have to pay to get the right treatment. Let’s say a person who lives in Springfield MO has had his or her twice annual visit to the dentist and the dentist tells him or her to visit an ... Read on »
Do Wearing Braces Cause Decay? by Just Ask Dentist.com Posted Mon 07 Oct 2013 7:36pm Q: I am thinking of sending my 12 years old son for braces, but my friend said braces on teenagers tend to result in more tooth decay as kids of this age can’t maintain well with braces. Is this true? A:  It is generally true that braces make cleaning more difficult. That is why instead of having check up & cleaning every 6-12 mths, it ... Read on »