Child and Teen Braces

Braces-Safe Lunch Tips for Teens

Use these braces-safe lunch ideas to keep your teens well-fed in Charleston SC

When your teen has braces and is limited in their food options, you’ll need to figure out reliable food options for each meal. Lunchtime can be especially tricky since kids are typically off at school or you’re at work or out running errands during the day. Here are some simple lunch ideas for your teens…

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Fun Things to Do with Your Old Toothbrush

toothbrushes don't have to just go in the trash

It’s important to change your toothbrush roughly every three months to make sure you have a toothbrush that can effectively clean your teeth. But once you’re done with it, don’t rush to toss it out! If you hang on to your toothbrush, you’ll find that there are plenty of fun uses for your old teeth-cleaning…

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Will the Timing of My Child’s Teeth Loss Make Them Need Braces?

losing baby teeth, will it make my child need braces?

Even if your kids aren’t at the age when they would typically get braces, it’s important to start considering the future of their smile and the potential for orthodontic treatment. In fact, your kids’ early years can end up determining the development of their smile. One factor that can come into play is the timing…

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Is Invisalign First Right for Your Child?

Your child has options to achieve the perfect smile! Invisalign First is an option for your child!

You may have noticed your child struggling with biting and chewing or having problems with their speech. Your dentist may have even recommended you seek help for your child from an orthodontist. Although this news may not be what your child wants to hear, don’t worry! The days of limited options for children’s orthodontics are…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids with Braces

As we approach the holiday season, now is the time to start thinking about some fun gift ideas for your kids. If your kids have braces, you can add a few items to their stockings or wrap them to discover on Christmas morning. This is a great way to help make their treatment more exciting…

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Give Your Child the Gift of a Healthy Smile

Give your child a healthy smile from the best orthodontist in Charleston

By Dr. Lavonne Fore There’s likely a lot on your mind as you approach the holiday season, but right now is a perfect time to consider having your child start orthodontic treatment. Many gifts you can give your kids are temporary. However, a healthy smile will be a gift that truly keeps on giving. Early…

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What to Do If Your Child’s Baby Teeth Aren’t Coming Out

Most of the other children in class have begun to lose their baby teeth and you’re wondering why this hasn’t happened for your child yet. Is something wrong? The truth is, although all children develop on their own time, there can be underlying issues as to why baby teeth are not falling out. If this…

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Differences Between Child and Adult Orthodontic Treatment

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, there are misconceptions about who it benefits the most. The truth is, orthodontic treatment benefits both children and adults equally. Although there are some slight differences between child and adult orthodontic treatment, they are few and far between. Let’s delve into the world of orthodontics and how it can…

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Get Your Child the Wild Smile They’ve Always Wanted


When your child needs braces, it may be difficult to get them on board with the idea. After all, braces means more responsibility and a change of appearance most children aren’t looking forward to. But don’t despair! There’s a way to change the way your child looks at braces. Imagine being able to provide your…

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Get Your Kids Excited About Braces

As an adult, you have the maturity and foresight to understand that getting the desired results you want for your smile will take some work, but it will be worth it in the end. However, you may find yourself having trouble getting your kids excited about getting braces. Luckily, there are more ways than ever…

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