Bad Habits to Break Whether You Have Braces Or Not

Everyone has a bad habit they would like to break, whether it’s biting your nails or smoking. Some bad habits are especially bad for your teeth, and can interfere with orthodontic treatment or even make braces necessary when you didn’t need them before! Keep on reading to discover our top five bad habits you absolutely must break to preserve the health of your teeth.

Words of Wisdom No. 7 – Stay fresh

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Last Updated on March 20, 2016 When you were a child, your mother wisely told you to have fresh breath when out in public, and it is good idea to continue following this advice. One of the best ways to maintain your oral hygiene is by visiting an orthodontist for a complete examination. Removing food particles…

Words of Wisdom No.5 – Gargle with apple cider vinegar

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Last Updated on March 6, 2016 Apple cider vinegar is a great way to naturally keep teeth clean and white. Gargling with it can be especially helpful for people who have braces because it can help to remove food and bacteria that get caught in-between teeth. Keeping Teeth Clean with Braces Many children and teenagers have problems…

Words of Wisdom No.4 – Eat cleansing foods

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Last Updated on February 29, 2016 Taking care of your body and staying healthy is important to your overall wellbeing. The human body is a machine, and when it is given the right fuel, it will perform to the best of its ability. Just like choosing invisalign to improve your smile is a positive change, choosing…

Words of Wisdom No.3 – Clean your tongue

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Last Updated on February 24, 2016 Many people forget to care for their tongue. An incredible amount of bacteria can reside upon it. This can be the source of bad smells, and a breeding ground for the bacteria that will quickly form a thin, sticky film upon your teeth that were just cleaned. Taking care of your tongue…

Words of Wisdom No.2 – Chuck your toothbrush

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Last Updated on February 22, 2016 If you are as busy as most people are, then it is easy to forget to throw away a manual toothbrush after two months of use. There are great reasons to get rid of an old toothbrush, including keeping your teeth free of food particles. An old toothbrush will develop…

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