Fry Orthodontics Blog

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Welcome to the Fry Orthodontics blog, where we answer your questions and provide information about orthodontics and oral health.

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Soft or hard toothbrushes…which is better?

Soft toothbrush or hard? Most dentists recommend a toothbrush with soft bristles rather than medium or hard. With a soft toothbrush you can brush in circular motions on each side of the teeth. Chewing surface or top, close to cheek and close to the tongue, try to brush 30 seconds on each part of your […]

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Be careful in the summer heat!! Your trays will melt and become distorted in a hot car! Keep them out of direct sunlight or near the stove when you’re cooking. You can wear them to the pool or the beach, but when you take them out to eat, put them in your case and also […]


My Dog Ate My Retainer

Ever find yourself having to explain to your orthodontist that you need a new retainer because your dog ate it? Surprisingly it happens more often than not. Dogs are attracted to the saliva and the smell of the retainers. They have strong mouth muscles so when they find the retainers, they are usually destroyed by the time […]

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How Do I Floss with Braces?

Practicing oral hygiene like flossing with braces is essential to keep teeth healthy and to prevent plaque buildup.

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What are Orthodontic Appliances?

Orthodontic appliances are tools that are used to help straighten teeth, prepare the teeth and mouth for braces, and support the braces process. Here are some common orthodontic appliances:

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