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What Can You Eat When You Have Braces?

What Can You Eat When You Have Braces?

Planning meals and picking out snacks is a big part of our day. But when you're wearing braces, one of the biggest changes is what you eat, and sometimes our favorite foods go out the window during orthodontic treatment. While your orthodontist should go over items to...

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4 Tips for How to Smile with Braces

4 Tips for How to Smile with Braces

Do you have braces? If so, you may feel a little self-conscious about your teeth after starting treatment. Don't worry, you're not alone. While no one should ever be afraid to share their smile, we understand that it's hard for most people to be confident with crooked...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does it cost for braces or Invisalign? A: The cost can vary depending on which treatment option you choose. Pura Vida Orthodontics will provide a customized treatment plan just for you, with affordable monthly payment options.. Q: Do you have payment...

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Understanding Dental Health

Below you will find a wide array of interesting and educational links that we feel will benefit your understanding and knowledge of your dental health. If you have a suggestion for a link that you feel would be of interest, please feel free to email it to us so we can...

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About Night Guards

Many people are afflicted with bruxism, or teeth grinding. Some people may do this consciously during the day, but it is a larger problem at night while you are asleep. Grinding your teeth can damage enamel, wear down teeth, cause jaw pain, or irritate your gums. The...

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Are You Interested in Invisalign?

Traditional wire braces aren't the only option if you'd like to straighten your teeth. Invisalign, an orthodontic treatment method, is offered at Pura Vida Orthodontics, serving the Blaine, MN and surrounding areas. Dr. Alisa Madson, Dr. Rachel Hart, and Dr. Angela...

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What to do for a broken bracket

A straight and beautiful smile is the reward for the months or years of wearing braces, but it's important to take care of this investment to ensure the best results. At Pura Vida Orthodontics, serving the Blaine, Minnesota, and surrounding areas, our orthodontists...

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