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A List of Delicious and Nutritious Foods You Can Eat with Braces

A List of Delicious and Nutritious Foods You Can Eat with Braces

July 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 5:36 pm
Couple smiling while enjoying meal

It’s true: the start of braces means the end of hard, sticky, and chewy foods – at least temporarily. After all, caramel apples, popcorn, and other snacks can tug on or break your braces, increasing your chances of experiencing an orthodontic emergency. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious, nutritious, and braces-friendly foods you can enjoy in the meantime. To learn what they are, read on!


5 Freedoms You Can Enjoy with Invisalign

June 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 5:23 pm
Smiling woman listening to music while walking outside

Did you know that more than 12 million people around the world have used Invisalign to straighten their teeth? While the discreet trays are certainly a draw, there are several other benefits to consider, especially during the summertime! To learn five noteworthy freedoms with Invisalign, read on.


Posture and Bite Alignment: Are the Two Connected?

April 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 5:11 pm
Woman experiencing back pain in work chair

Do you chronically slouch in your work chair or while scrolling through your phone? You’re not alone. What you may not know, however, is that bad posture isn’t just an aesthetic concern, it can also affect your overall well-being. In fact, it can even result in problems with your jaw and teeth! Keep reading to learn how posture and bite alignment are connected, as well as what you can do to improve yours.


5 Factors That Affect the Cost of Orthodontic Treatment

March 17, 2022

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Smiling dental professional showing patient their X-ray

Thanks to braces – both the traditional and the clear variety – crooked and gapped teeth won’t stand in your way of achieving the beautiful, balanced smile you desire. As you begin your research, however, you may find that pinpointing the exact cost of orthodontic treatment is a bit difficult. That’s because treatment plans look different from one patient to the next! Luckily, there are a few all-encompassing factors that play a role in the price of everyone’s treatment. To learn what they are, read on!


Is It Time to Get Your Braces Removed? Here’s What to Expect

February 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 10:01 pm
Orthodontist conducting braces removal

If you’re anything like most patients undergoing orthodontic treatment, you’ve likely been counting down the days until your braces removal so you can see your new and improved smile in all its glory. As the day of your appointment rapidly approaches, you may have questions. How long does it take to remove the brackets and wires? Will it hurt? What happens next? Don’t worry – you can keep reading to learn the answers to all these questions and more.


So, Can You Use an Old Retainer To Re-Straighten Your Teeth?

January 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 6:58 pm
Closeup of woman in white shirt wondering

Despite popular belief, braces are only designed to guide your teeth into their perfectly aligned positions, not keep them there. That’s why patients are given a retainer following their treatment. But what if you weren’t as diligent about wearing it as you should’ve been? Can an old retainer re-straighten your teeth again? Here’s the answer.


4 Reasons Traditional Braces Are Sometimes the Best Option

December 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 6:06 pm
Closeup of woman with traditional braces smiling

Decades prior, traditional braces were the sole teeth-straightening solution. But that all changed when Invisalign debuted its clear aligners about two decades ago. Today, more and more patients are interested in achieving their smile goals as discreetly as possible. However, it’s important to remember that there are some reasons why traditional braces are sometimes best. Here are a few!


Have Braces? Here Are 10 Holiday Foods You Can Enjoy!

November 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 7:37 pm
View of festive table filled with holiday foods

Is this your first holiday season with braces? If so, you may be wondering how exactly to navigate mealtime. After all, the last thing you want is for a broken bracket or loose wire to derail your plans. Don’t worry – there are plenty of holiday recipes that are both delicious and braces-friendly. To learn what they are, read on!


5 Popular Myths About Metal Braces, Busted!

October 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 12:17 am
Model of teeth with metal braces

For decades now, braces have been one of the most popular teeth-straightening treatments available. After all, they can correct everything from minor gaps between teeth to extreme overcrowding. With that being said, there is still a lot of misinformation out there about the metal brackets and wires. So, we are setting the record straight by busting some of the most common myths about metal braces!


What the Colors of Your Rubber Bands Say About You

September 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoholliston @ 6:42 pm
Assortment of colored rubber bands for braces

When you pick out your outfit in the morning, what are you most drawn to? Warmer tones? Deep colors? Pastel shades? Crazy patterns? Whatever the case may be, what you wear is an expression of who you are – the colored rubber bands on your braces do the same thing! Keep reading to learn about the different color options and what they represent.

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