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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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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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 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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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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Learn how orthodontists fix early orthodontic problems

You may not realize it, but certain behaviors exhibited by your child may hold the key to whether or not they need to begin orthodontic treatment at an early age. In some cases, failure to address certain issues can result in severe dental problems developing later on in life, so it’s best to speak with…

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what-could-be hurting-your-kid's-teeth

There can be a lot of temptations as a child. Sugary sodas and chewy candies, skipping a brushing session every once in a while, and other factors can lead to some problematic issues with the teeth. Before you know it, your child is battling cavities and discomfort that could have been avoided! When it comes…

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National Children's Dental Health Month orthodontist mount pleasant south carolina

No doubt you’ve been hearing about the importance of oral hygiene since you were a kid. By adopting proper oral hygiene practices, you can prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s the perfect time of year to emphasize the importance of oral care…

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high school best time to get braces orthodontist mount pleasant south carolina

The beauty of orthodontic treatment is that it can be done at any stage of your life. However, high school may be the most convenient time for you to get braces. Going through the process of getting straight and healthy teeth during this time has a number of benefits, from parental assistance to insurance coverage…

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Happy Child

Helping your child give up their pacifier or stop sucking their thumb can be a frustrating undertaking.  Most kids are encouraged to do this before they start preschool and while many do, there are some who can be a little more stubborn when it comes to quitting. There’s now even more reason to keep your…

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