The Importance of Wearing a Mouthguard with Braces

Mouthguards are an excellent way to protect your teeth and braces from potential injury during physical activities. Dr. Morrow recommends using mouthguards for patients with braces, especially for those who play contact sports. However, mouthguards can also be useful for other activities such as skateboarding or rollerblading. By wearing a mouth guard, you can prevent chipped teeth, broken brackets, and other dental injuries. If you are interested in getting a mouth guard to protect your teeth and braces, be sure to speak with your orthodontist.

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Teeth Grinding And Clenching Problems For Kids

Grinding and clenching of teeth, also known as bruxism, can cause significant problems for a child’s oral health. This issue is often related to orthodontic concerns and can be addressed through early intervention and treatment. By seeking help from an orthodontist, children can receive the necessary care to protect their teeth and prevent long-term damage.

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Talking Tips For Your New Braces

Upon receiving your new braces, you may experience difficulty speaking clearly due to the movement of your teeth. Dr. Morrow and our team are here to provide helpful suggestions on how to adjust to this challenge.

If you’re having trouble speaking clearly with your new braces, remember that it’s completely normal! Many people have difficulty communicating initially after getting braces. With a bit of patience and effort, you can overcome this challenge quickly. Here are a few tips that can help you return to normal speech in a short time:

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