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How can I tell if my Kid will need Orthodontic Treatment?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Many teens get braces to achieve straight teeth. These days, it seems like a right of passage for kids. Does that mean that getting braces is inevitable? Not necessarily. However, there are significant signs that reveal whether braces could be in your child’s future. So today on the blog, we share how to tell if your kid will need orthodontic treatment. Plus, learn how you can help your child avoid getting braces later in life by receiving pre-orthodontics at an early age. Signs that …

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How Thumb Sucking Changes your Child’s Face

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Thumb sucking is natural for babies as a way to soothe themselves. However, children should cease thumb sucking by age one. Many parents find it difficult to wean their child from thumb sucking, especially since it cannot be taken away like a pacifier or bottle. However, prolonged thumb-sucking could have devastating effects on your child’s jaw growth and development, how their teeth erupt, and even how their face looks. So today on the blog, our myofunctional therapists in Nashville explain how thumb sucking changes …

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What to do if your SureSmile Aligners Break while on Summer Vacation

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Summer vacation is a time intended for relaxation and fun. However, when your SureSmile aligner breaks, it can cause panic and stress. Breaking your SureSmile aligner is a dental emergency as your teeth may change position if you fail to replace the aligner within a few days. Locating a dentist specializing in orthodontics may not be an option while on vacation. Therefore, our SureSmile providers in Nashville at Devine Dentistry share on the blog today what to do if your aligner breaks while on …

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Can you get Straight Teeth without Braces?

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN For years, putting braces on teens after their permanent teeth erupt has been the go-to solution for straightening teeth. In addition, many of these patients may undergo tooth extractions to make room in their mouths. But research and advancements in dentistry have proven that you don’t have to get braces to have straighter teeth. MyoBrace is a proven system that addresses the cause of crooked teeth, not just tooth realignment. Find out on our newest blog today how Nashville’s MyoBrace provider can straighten teeth …