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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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Caring for Your Smile in Between Orthodontic Appointments

With our offices being closed due to the mandated COVID-19 stay-at-home order, more and more people are looking for ways to care for their smiles at home in between orthodontic appointments. At Fry Orthodontics, achieving the smile of your dreams is our top priority. This blog will provide you with tips on how to continue […]

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Still sucking that thumb?? We can help!

It is estimated that 18% of children between the ages of 2-6 suck their thumb. Researchers have learned that thumb sucking occurs mostly in western culture, where kids generally begin to spend time away from their mothers at an early age. It calms and comforts the child when they need it, but it can also […]

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Drinking water throughout the day for your dental health

As a daily routine many of us stop and get a big fountain drink to sip on to get us through the day. Each time you take a sip of that soda you are bathing your teeth in sugar and acid from the drink.  This repetitive dowsing of soda causes the enamel of the teeth […]

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CAN CHEWING GUM HELP ME WITH MY BRACES??

Whether you just got your braces on or you have had them for several months, you know the next day your mouth feels a little sore. The good news is that means your teeth are moving. So what causes that dull achy feeling? The answer to that is this…your teeth are held in place by […]

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Heart health related to gum health

February was Heart Health Month, as seen by the Go Red Campaign. Every week there are more articles written about the correlation between good oral hygiene and keeping your heart healthy. So what does this all mean to me? And what can I do about it? Oral infection increases the risk of strokes.  Research has […]

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What Restrictions Are There To Eating With Invisalign?

None, absolutely none.  The aligners are designed to be removed each time you eat or drink.  Remember that the recommended time of wear is 22 hours a day, so they should be removed only for eating and brushing.  This will keep your treatment progressing along at the right rate.  This means that you will not […]

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3 More Reasons to Drink Water for Your Oral Health

Drinking water is vital to your overall health, but it also helps keep your mouth clean and improves your oral hygiene. When you’re thirsty, instead of reaching for a soda or sports drink, get a glass of water instead. Here are 3 more reasons why water is the right choice for your oral health. 1: […]

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Orthodontic Treatment For Your Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a disorder that pauses breath and causes shallow breathing during sleep. Throat muscles relax and the airway becomes blocked, which restricts the amount of air that reaches your lungs.

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Does Having Invisalign Mean I Need to Watch What I Eat?

Have you been tossing around the idea of getting Invisalign treatment, but are afraid you will have to watch what you eat? You will be excited to know that you do not have to restrict what you eat or drink if you have Invisalign. The aligners are designed to be removed each time you eat or […]

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