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Causes of a Toothache and How to Ease Tooth Discomfort

A toothache can range from being very mild to extremely painful in or around a tooth. These can occur from something as little as food getting stuck in your gums, like a popcorn kernel, to major issues like a bacterial infection. Most toothaches are minor, however, and can be treated at home with some simple […]

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Caring For Your Dog’s Oral Hygiene | Easy And Effective Habits

9 out of 10 dentists would agree that your dog’s oral hygiene is just as important to keep in mind as your own.  Many pet owners assume that their dogs are able to keep their mouth clean on their own, but this is a common misconception that can turn quite costly. Keeping your furry friend […]

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Cavities | What is a Cavity and How can It Be Prevented?

A cavity, also known as tooth decay, is a hole that can form in your tooth. Usually cavities start very small and gradually become bigger if they are left untreated. Most of the time cavities are not painful in their beginning stages, making it difficult to detect them until they become more severe. The best […]

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Why Are My Teeth Shifting After Having Braces?

Uh oh! It’s been a few years since you’ve completed orthodontic treatment and you’re wondering why your teeth are shifting after having braces. Did you know the #1 reason this occurs is due to the lack of retainer wear? Retainers are actually the only way to prevent your teeth from wanting to go back into […]

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Braces Friendly Halloween Candy | Candies to Avoid

One of the biggest questions kids with braces have in October is, “Can I eat Halloween candy?” The short answer is yes, enjoy yourself! However, it’s important to be mindful of how much sugar you are eating and what candies are likely to break brackets and wires. When it comes to orthodontic treatment, sugar can […]

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What Is Snap on Smile and Is It the Best Option for Me?

“Snap on Smile” is a new craze in today’s society that will give people a temporary smile transformation. While researching different ways to improve your smile, it’s important to educate yourself on the risks and benefits of these different methods. How Snap on Smile Works The reason Snap on Smile is so appealing is because […]

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5 Daily Habits That will Boost Your Dental Health

If you’re looking for ways to boost your dental health, look no further! Here are some daily habits that you can work into your routine to maintain the healthiest mouth possible. 1. Proper Brushing Brushing is something everyone does, some better than others. It’s important to make sure you are brushing properly and efficiently and […]

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Halitosis and Causes of Chronic Bad Breath

Halitosis is the clinical word used to describe chronic bad breath. It is estimated that 25% of people are affected with this condition. Unfortunately, this is not something that a quick tooth brushing and mouthwash gargle in the morning will get rid of.  If you do have halitosis for an extended amount of time it is possible […]

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March is National Nutrition Month | Healthy Tips and Tricks

Help us celebrate national nutrition month at Fry Orthodontics by learning healthy, nutritious ways to care for your body AND your braces! Healthy Eating Habits and Braces We all know that developing healthy eating habits and sticking to them can be a challenge. If you are wearing braces, maintaining a high level of oral health […]

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Can I Get Braces While Pregnant?

Having braces while pregnant is not uncommon. In fact, at Fry Orthodontics, we have had many expecting mothers choose to go through orthodontic treatment! Here are some tips to follow if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant while wearing braces. Advice for woman who wear braces while pregnant Be sure to make your […]

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