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Keepin’ It Flossy: Proper Flossing with Braces

Keepin’ It Flossy: Proper Flossing with Braces

In honor of National Cleaning Week, we thought we’d remind you on how important maintaining oral health is while you have braces! Braces need to be brushed regularly and flossed at least once per day. Just because you have a wire across your teeth does NOT mean that you...

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Can I Still Get Braces As An Adult?

Can I Still Get Braces As An Adult?

If you have been struggling with misaligned teeth and dreaming of achieving that “perfect” smile for a while now, braces are still a great option. Braces offer a highly effective method of shifting your teeth into alignment, at any age! Adult braces may be given a negative reputation due...

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The Best Time for Your Child to See an Orthodontist

The Best Time for Your Child to See an Orthodontist

Around this time of year, our patients’ insurances renew. Sometimes new benefits are added (including orthodontics). This typically results in us having parents call to ask, “When should my child come in to get braces?” This question tends to be a bit more complex to answer than many realize,...

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How Orthodontic Treatment Benefits Your Life

How Orthodontic Treatment Benefits Your Life

There are so many benefits in getting orthodontic treatment. Whether through traditional braces or Invisalign (clear aligners), orthodontic treatment provides so many improvements in multiple areas of life. Let’s take a look. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is that orthodontic treatment helps ensure proper function of teeth and create...

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What to Expect With Your Child’s Braces

What to Expect With Your Child’s Braces

Your child may have just reached, or is coming up on, another big milestone that comes with growing up, getting braces! We know this may be a challenging process for both you and your child, so we are always ready and available to help whenever we can. Our team...

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What Age is Best to get Braces for your Child?

What Age is Best to get Braces for your Child?

At Gaston Orthodontics we regularly have parents calling to ask us, “When should my child come in to get braces?” This tends to be a more complex question than many realize, since every child’s teeth and mouth develop differently. Even the growth of a child’s facial structure can be...

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