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If you recently got braces in Oxford, NC and have found that you’ve developed bad breath, also known as halitosis, there’s a good chance that it’s being caused by bacteria remaining in your mouth. Your braces give bacteria many more crevices to hide in, making it extremely important to increase your focus on oral hygiene.…

Once you or your child are fitted for a retainer, you most likely expect it to last. Unfortunately, there are situations where it may feel uncomfortable and no longer fit if not used correctly during treatment. When top rated Oxford orthodontist, Dr. Wilson takes the braces off, it’s not uncommon for a patient to slide…

When you begin wearing braces, there are foods that can jeopardize your mouth, teeth and orthodontic treatment. You can run the risk and continue to eat these foods, but they may cause some concerns that will prolong your treatment time with braces and slow the straightening process. Hard, chewy and sticky foods not only damage the…

Valentine’s Day may be among the most challenging days of the year if you have a sweet tooth and braces. All of us here at Wilson Orthodontics of Oxford, North Carolina know the difficulties of resisting those appealing confections that could affect your braces. Luckily, you have some safe and delicious alternatives to satisfy that craving.…

When you have braces, proper use of your appliances is a ‘must’ to ensure a timely orthodontic treatment process. Each piece of equipment has a specific function, exerting corrective pressure on your teeth to move them or keep them still. From your spacers to your retainers, and anything in between, following your orthodontist’s guidelines brings…

Learning to eat with your metal braces can be a bit challenging. But it certainly doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite foods while wearing braces. While it’s true that some foods pose certain risks to your braces, there are still many foods you can continue to enjoy. By simply modifying your diet now, you…

After brushing, the next step to achieving a squeaky clean mouth with braces is efficient flossing techniques. Braces make it easier for food to get stuck. Dislodging those pesky little particles from behind your braces and wires not only ensures a healthier mouth, but also a more comfortable experience with braces and orthodontics. Brushing alone…

While brushing is always an important part of your dental hygiene routine, brushing your teeth is especially important while wearing braces.   Food and plaque often get caught behind the wires and brackets of your braces. When not regularly removed, it can set the stage for staining and gingivitis. The last thing you probably want once your…

Perhaps you went to the orthodontist in either Durham or Oxford, North Carolina and he or she suggested braces and orthodontic treatment to correct some dental concerns you (or a loved one) experience. Maybe you have crowding or crooked teeth, or a misaligned bite. Metal braces are the traditional orthodontic solution, and the most common…

Here at Wilson Orthodontics for braces in Durham and Oxford NC, we know that braces and orthodontic treatment may seem a bit daunting to understand for many but with the 2015-16 school season closing in, now is the best time to learn what some call the “ABC’s of Orthodontics.” Simply put, “A” is for age,…

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