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2 Ways To Cut Down On The Cost Of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can get quite expensive, especially if you have multiple children who need braces or orthodontic care. Here are 2 ways to cut down on costs of treatment so that you do not break the bank. Pre-Treatment First, doing pre-treatment can save you a lot of money if your children can have certain things fixed early on. Pre-orthodontic treatment consists of having a consultation at a young age when your child has lost very few or no teeth at all. Read More 

Natural Remedies For Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are characterized by a mild feeling of pain and pressure on the forehead, along the sides of the head and across the back of the head. While the causes for tension headaches are not entirely clear, there are many home remedies that can help to alleviate symptoms and bring relief from the pain. Use Peppermint Peppermint is known to calm and soothe, opening blood vessels and encouraging circulation. It is theorized that this increased circulation can help get rid of tension headaches. Read More 

3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

You can tell your kids that it's important that they brush their teeth daily. That doesn't mean that they are going to go cheerfully to the sink to brush their teeth. Kids quite often refuse to do things that are good for them. They would rather do their own thing. But, since you know that it's important, you keep doing what you can to make sure that they do brush their teeth. Read More 

Lying Through Your Teeth? Reasons Why Lying To Your Dentist Is Never A Good Thing

Most people think a little white lie doesn't cause any harm. However, when it comes to the health of your mouth, teeth and gums, a seemingly innocent lie can have serious ramifications. Even if the truth is embarrassing or reveals your lack of at-home oral care, it's important to tell your dentist the truth. Remember, your beautiful smile and oral health may just depend on it. "I'm Not a Smoker" Read More 

3 Health Problems Braces Can Help Prevent

One of the key goals of orthodontics is achieving occlusion in a child's mouth, which refers to the perfect alignment of the bite and jaw. Anytime a child does not have occlusion it results in malocclusion, which is a condition that can lead to a number of different problems. To avoid the health risks and problems of malocclusion, you should consider getting braces on your child's teeth. Here are three problems that you could potentially avoid by doing this. Read More