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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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Top 8 Reasons for Gum Bleeding

Gum bleeding can be annoying, and it's important to discover why it may be happening. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics discuss the top 8 reasons why your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth.

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How much & how long do braces hurt?

One of the most commonly asked questions we get about braces is how much they hurt on a scale of 1-10 and when do the braces stop hurting. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics will answer these questions and will provide you with tips to alleviate any discomfort during your treatment. 

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What can I do about Smile Direct Club's bankruptcy and my orthodontic treatment?

Teledentistry company SmileDirectClub has gone bankrupt, leaving many customers to wonder how they can apply for a refund and continue their orthodontic treatment. If that includes you, read this post from our team at Village Orthodontics to learn how we can help.

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What is an Overjet Teeth: Orthodontic Treatment for Overjet Teeth

Patients seem to be more concerned with the condition of their teeth rather than their position. While the condition of teeth can impact oral health, the position of teeth also plays a crucial role. And an overjet is one of the conditions that can plague your dental health. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics explain what an overjet is and how it can be treated.

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Best Foods for Healthy Teeth

While some foods invite tooth decay, other can help to fight plaque buildup. Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics provide you with a list of tooth-healthy foods.

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Can buck teeth be fixed?

Buck teeth, better known as an overbite, happens when the upper teeth protrude more than 2 millimetres beyond the lower teeth. Today, our orthodontists from Village Orthodontics discuss how we can help fix this condition.

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Rubber Band Types For Braces

Many patients get referred to Village Orthodontics due to bite-related issues. So today, our orthodontists will discuss what an ideal bite is and what it should look like.

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