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You Asked, We Answered: Can I Play a Wind Instrument with Braces?

September 15, 2021

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Closeup of golden trumpet lying on sheet music

Traditional braces are a tried-and-true teeth-straightening treatment that can address a wide array of orthodontic issues, from minor crowding to severely rotated teeth. While the metal brackets and wires obviously won’t get in the way if you play the guitar or piano, many musicians wonder if playing wind instruments with braces is a possibility. The answer? Absolutely! To make the adjustment period as seamless as possible, keep reading for a few must-know tips.

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5 Vitamin-Rich Foods for Patients with Braces

August 31, 2021

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Woman with braces smiling while eating vitamin-rich lunch

Braces are a tried-and-true teeth straightening treatment. However, the results won’t be as beautiful if your teeth are weak, brittle, and stained when it comes time to take them off. Therefore, it’s of the utmost importance that you practice good dental hygiene habits, like brushing twice a day and flossing daily. Another important measure that patients often forget is implementing a balanced diet. With this in mind, keep reading for five recommended vitamins for patients with braces!

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5 Ways Getting Orthodontic Care Can Save You Money

July 8, 2021

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Closeup of patient undergoing orthodontic treatment

Orthodontic treatments like braces or Invisalign are a great way to help you achieve a straighter, prettier, and more confident smile. They’re also very important for making your mouth more comfortable and function, especially if you have severe bite problems. But did you know that orthodontics could end up saving you money as well? Many people wonder if the cost of braces or Invisalign is worth the benefits. If you’re wondering if orthodontic treatment is a worthwhile investment, read on to learn five ways it can save you money in the long run!

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Make Braces More Fun for Your Child with These 7 Tips!

May 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoframingham @ 5:34 pm
Young girl with braces making heart with her hands

Is your child feeling glum or frustrated about wearing braces? With all the new rules, diet restrictions, and metal wires and brackets, adjusting to life with braces can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can help make wearing braces more fun for your child! Here are seven easy but effective tips for helping your child enjoy the process of straightening their precious smile.

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3 Must-Know Tips for Kissing With Braces

February 10, 2021

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Couple with braces smiling and dancing in confetti

We’ve all heard the horror stories. Two lovers say their final goodbyes at the end of an amazing evening. The anticipation builds as one leans in for a kiss. It’s an incredibly romantic moment – until they are unable to pull away because their braces have become entangled. Awkward! While this situation doesn’t happen as often as you think, there are a few things you should know about kissing with braces. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Orthodontic Patients

January 4, 2021

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Smiling girl with braces in Framingham on white background

Happy 2021! Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? January is the best time of year to commit to everyday changes that improve your life. If you wear Invisalign or braces, now’s a great time to commit to some simple but important healthy habits for your smile. Here are five excellent New Year’s resolutions for orthodontic patients in Framingham!

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How To: Take Care of Your Braces During the Holidays

December 10, 2020

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Aerial view of holiday feast

The months between Halloween and New Year’s Eve are filled with much-deserved rest, time with family, and lots and lots of food. Amid the end-of-the-year hustle and bustle, it may be tempting to let the care of your braces slide to the back burner. However, this can result in spending extra time (and money!) on treatment, delaying the time it takes to see your new and improved smile. Therefore, keep the below tips for taking care of your braces in mind this holiday season.

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What to Do If You Lose an Invisalign Aligner

November 7, 2020

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Woman with Invisalign in Framingham covers her mouth after losing an aligner

The holidays are right around the corner! If you have Invisalign in Framingham, you’re probably looking forward to fully enjoying the festivities with your practically invisible and removable aligners. However, what if you discover in the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle that you’ve lost an aligner? Firstly, don’t panic! You can keep your treatment on track if you follow a few simple steps. Read on to find out what you should do if you lose an Invisalign aligner.

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