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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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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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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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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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Flossing lowers cancer risk by a huge percentage!

Practicing good oral hygiene is very important for many reasons. Research has recently shown that good oral hygiene goes beyond fighting off cavities. It also lessens your risk of cancer. Research has found that people with low levels of dental plaque were 80 percent less likely to die of cancer than those with high plaque […]

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