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  • Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent

    Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent
    What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem?
  • Save money on braces

    I just found out that both of my daughters will need braces. The cost of traditional braces can range from $3,000 to $7,000, according to figures from Embrace-It, an online braces resource for parents sponsored by Crest and Oral-B. If my son ends up...

    The right time for braces

    The right time for braces
    Orthodontic braces are used to help position and align an individual's teeth. Getting braces is something that is typically seen as a rite of childhood. But many parents are unsure as to when their children should be fitted for braces. Although many...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012

    Teens and social media privacy Teens have grown up with social media ,  posting to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is second nature. But can what they post today hurt them tomorrow? Rich Demuro is here explains. Could...

    Halloween treats can be a horror if you wear braces

    What may seem like a harmless treat to most kids can be a nightmare for kids who wear braces. Treats that are hard, chewy, sticky or crunchy can cause damage to braces.  Orthodontic patients should look for softer treats, such as soft chocolate or peanut