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Category: The Bite Sized Guide

The Bite-Sized Guide to Keeping a Vegetarian Diet with Braces

Posted on June 25, 2018

There are plenty of reasons for an individual to adjust their dietary restrictions. Whether you choose to become a vegetarian for moral, health, or any other reasons, going meatless is certainly possible but does require more effort and meal planning to ensure you are getting all of the nutrients your body needs. In addition to… Read more »

The Fitness Junkie’s Guide To Eating With Braces

Posted on April 20, 2018

You know what they all say: abs are made in the kitchen. So when your orthodontist told you to go crazy on the mashed potatoes and milkshakes after your first appointment after getting braces or Invisalign, you probably weren’t too excited about all those carbs. (Side note: you have much more self-control than we do…. Read more »

The Bite-Sized Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Invisalign

Posted on March 30, 2018

Between augmented reality video games, all-electric vehicles, and avocado toast, we think it’s a pretty great time to be alive. With all the new technology that’s around to make our lives easier, our personal favorite is Invisalign. Yes, we’re orthodontics nerds. Invisalign really is a great invention. For those who want to straighten out their… Read more »

The Bite-Sized Guide to Cleaning Your Retainers

Posted on January 21, 2018

Hey you. Yeah, you. Your retainers are GROSS. We already know – we can smell it from all the way over here. We know you’re one of the good kids who wore your retainers all day when you first got your braces off. Since then, you’ve been wearing them every night without fail. Your orthodontist… Read more »

The Bite Size Guide To Surviving Braces: Managing Pain

Posted on December 29, 2017

We see the death-glare you shoot us every time we call it “mild discomfort.” We get it – braces can be painful. Because while you may be experiencing some soreness, inflammation, or sensitivity after getting your braces placed or tightened, we’re experiencing sympathy pains. But the pain is a sign that it’s working, so…deal with… Read more »