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    Surviving the Holidays With Braces!

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Wednesday, December 04, 2013

    We ❤ the Holidays! The holiday season has arrived!  And with it comes many tempting treats that can make it challenging if you have braces.   Here are some guidelines to help you enjoy the holidays (and keep your orthodontist happy!)   Foods to Enjoy Turkey Ham Pot roast Stuffing Mashed potatoes Gravy Green bean casserole Cranberry sauce Pumpkin pie (without hard… Read more »

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    Back-To-School (With Braces!)

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, August 20, 2013

    Summer is almost over and school is officially back!  Here is a list of supplies to keep at school if you have braces: Travel toothbrush (or a toothbrush in a case) Toothpaste (any kind) Mini brush (to get in between your braces) Floss and floss threaders (helps to get floss under the wire and between the braces) Flossers (great for… Read more »

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    7 Steps For Taking Care Of Your Retainers

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, June 11, 2013

    1. Wear your retainers all of the time, except when eating or brushing. 2. When your retainers are not in your mouth, ALWAYS keep them in your retainer case. 3. Do not wrap retainers in a paper towel or napkin, this is the easiest way to lose them. 4. Do not place loose retainers in your pocket, this is the… Read more »

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