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How Long Do You Have to Wear Braces?

Many factors determine the how long you will have to wear braces, such as the severity of your misalignment, the type of braces you will wear, and if there are any additional orthodontic tools needed. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics explain.

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Perfect Bite: What Is It & How it Looks

Are you curious about the concept of the perfect bite and how it should look? Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics explain what teeth should touch when biting and how orthodontists can help you achieve it.

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What Does Tightening Braces Do?

The process of tightening braces plays a crucial role in shifting your teeth into the desired position and achieving a straighter smile. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics are here to explain how braces are tightened, how long it takes and how you can relieve some of the pain associated with the tightening process.

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Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Sensitive teeth, also known as dentin hypersensitivity, is a common dental issue. It can make everyday activities like eating, drinking and even brushing your teeth uncomfortable. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics are here to explain why some people have sensitive teeth, and some treatment options.

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Why Are My Teeth Yellow? Causes & Solutions

Are you self-conscious about the colour of your teeth? If so, you're not alone. Many people wonder 'why are my teeth so yellow?' and what they can do to achieve a brighter, whiter smile. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics are here to explain why your teeth are yellow and how to fix it.

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Should you rinse after brushing your teeth?

There is a prevailing belief that rinsing after brushing your teeth is okay. But you may be doing more harm, or at least not getting your teeth as clean as they can be. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics are here to explain how you can still keep rinsing during your oral health care routine, just not immediately after brushing.

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How to Floss With Braces

One concern people who wear braces may have is how to floss their teeth. Is flossing your teeth possible with braces? Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics explain the best ways to floss your teeth with braces.

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Can I Get Braces If I Grind My Teeth?

Are you someone who grinds their teeth and has been told to get braces? If so, you may be wondering if it's possible to undergo orthodontic treatment despite this habit. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics are here to explain that teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, does not necessarily disqualify you from getting braces.

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Cyst On Gums: Types, Causes & Treatment

It is common for you to experience a soft, painless lump on your gums. However, just because it's painless doesn't mean a bump on your gums isn't a cause for concern. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics explain why a dental cyst on your gums should also be looked at.

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Why does my breath smell bad even after brushing?

Almost everyone deals with bad breath at some point in their lives. But what if you maintain good oral hygiene and your breath still smells? "Why does my breath stink even after brushing?" you might ask yourself. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics will give you the answer.

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