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Does My Child Need a Mouth Guard For Sports?

With fall right around the corner, many parents in our office are beginning to ask the common question, “Does my child need a mouth guard for sports?” If your child or teen is wearing braces, it’s extremely important to protect their teeth, gums and mouth with a sport or mouth guard this upcoming season. Here’s […]

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What to Pack in School Lunch for Children With Braces

It’s no secret that back-to-school time can be a bit stressful for both kids and parents. However, at Fry Orthodontics we want to eliminate the stress that comes with packing a school lunch for children with braces. In this blog, we will give helpful tips on braces-friendly lunches that will keep your child satisfied and […]

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Do Adults Have Baby Teeth? | A Look At Primary Teeth

As humans, we have two sets of teeth throughout our lives and the first set of teeth that grow in are commonly known as baby teeth. Do adults still have their baby teeth and if so, why does it happen? Read on to learn more answers to this question and more! The development of teeth […]

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Why Its Important to Schedule a Dental Visit Twice a Year

Did you know that scheduling a dental visit twice a year can help prevent against gum disease? Seeing your dentist for preventative appointments is actually the most important thing you can do for your oral health. Even if you feel like you have healthy teeth, keep in mind that there are two parts to each […]

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Vaping And The Impact On Your Oral Health

As with smoking cigarettes, vaping is an activity that can have a negative effect on your teeth and overall oral health. Vaping devices have become more popular in the past decade amongst teenagers and young adults. As a result on your oral health, you may experience tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. Is Vaping Bad […]

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How To Clean Your Tongue | Tips For A Healthier Smile

Your oral health routine is not fully complete without knowing how to properly clean your tongue and why it is important! As one of the strongest muscles in the body, it is a natural teeth cleaning tool. Keeping it clean will decrease bacteria and the chance of bad breath. The ridge-like texture makes it easy […]

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Benefits of Switching to an Electric Toothbrush

If you’re looking for the best, most efficient way to keep your teeth clean and in good health it is a great time to invest in an electric toothbrush. Why? Because it does most of the work for you and has a ton of benefits that come along with it.  According to the American Dental […]

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How To Keep Your Gums Healthy and Avoid Gum Disease

Keeping your gums healthy is a crucial part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. As your local Kansas City Orthodontist, our goal is to help straighten your teeth to make cleaning them a breeze and give you the confidence you deserve. Even if you are someone who is cavity free, and have […]

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The Harms of Nail Biting | Tips to Eliminate the Habit

Nail biting is an easy habit to start that might go unnoticed, but it gets harder to stop the longer you do it! Clean hands and clean nails are a critical base point to many of the health goals that you want to achieve. Now more than ever, your mental and physical health should at […]

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History of the Toothbrush | Resolution for Oral Health

With the New Year comes new resolutions and putting your toothbrush routine high on the priority list is a great way to start 2022!  New habits can be hard to develop, but easy to maintain once you start. Consistent habits become routines and a maintained oral health routine makes a great base for the rest […]

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