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Which Retainer is Right for You?

January 31st, 2024

Brackets and wires, clear aligners, lingual braces, regular brackets, self-ligating braces, elastics, spacers—you and your orthodontist have had to narrow down a lot of choices to discover the best treatment for your orthodontic needs. Now that the end of treatment is in sight, there’s one more important choice left—your retainer! Do I Need a Retainer?…
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Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler

January 24th, 2024

Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes to healthy hydration. Which beverages shouldn’t have a prime spot in your cooler when you’re wearing braces or aligners? Soft Drinks You’re probably not surprised…
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Five Braces-Friendly Dinner Recipes

January 17th, 2024

Did you know that more than four million children throughout the US and Canada have braces? At Solon Orthodontics, Dr. Bomeli and our staff know that kids can be picky and meticulous eaters. If cooking for children without braces is difficult, preparing meals for children with braces is especially daunting. “Comfort food takes on a…
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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Breakfast

January 10th, 2024

Kids can be picky eaters. How many times have you seen your child try to hide the peas under a mound of mashed potatoes? At Solon Orthodontics, Dr. Bomeli and our team understand how hard it can be to get your child to eat the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. The task of…
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