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Halloween treat alternatives for kids with braces

Tasty Halloween Treats | Oldham Orthodontics

For children, Halloween is one of the best times of the year because who doesn’t love free sweets? While it’s fun to get dressed up in spooky costumes and go trick or treating, tucking into all the sweet treats will cause harm to your braces. Continue reading this blog to find some tasty alternatives.

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Is it time to change your toothbrush?

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It’s normal for us to replace old shoes if they get worn out, or if your clothes become faded we buy new ones. But we never really think about replacing our old toothbrushes. This is bad since over time they become less effective at cleaning and can be contaminated with germs. We need to begin to learn when it’s time to switch to a new toothbrush and how to tell if you’re using one that’s past its prime. 

So how often should we be changing our toothbrush? Well it all depends on your usage, oral health and personal preferences.

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