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Types of Dental Retainers- Which Will You Choose?

Types of Dental Retainers Dental retainers will always be needed even if you have partial treatment or extensive orthodontic treatment. Retainers are used to keep teeth from going back to their original position. There are different retainer options available. You can seek help from your orthodontist while selecting a retainer for your teeth. What are the different types of dental retainers? There are usually two kinds of retainers. One is fixed […]

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When should a kid get braces? + 14 Reasons Why

When should a kid get braces? Nothing is like the gift of a beautiful, happy smile. As a pediatric dental hygienist, the question I’m probably asked the most is does my child need braces? Right after that, they ask, when should my child get braces? Parents always ask about the child’s age for braces or orthodontic therapy. There are many mixed answers out there. So I am here to give […]

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Steraligner Dental Appliance Cleaner- Does it Work?

As a dental hygienist, patients seem to have a difficult time finding a good product to clean their dental appliances or retainers with. It seems as if most of them leave their clear aligners cloudy or not clean enough. I had been hearing amazing feedback about Steraligner so I tested it out for myself. Why do you need to clean aligners? Dirty aligners and dental appliances can cause lots of […]

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