Braces 101

When to consider straightening teeth with clear braces or aligners

When to Consider Braces

The orthodontic practice of Dr. Nick Savastano specializes in treating children, teens, and adults. We are a state-of-the-art orthodontic practice that is family-friendly and serves Palm Beach Gardens as well as all surrounding communities. The Smile Store staff and Dr. Nick Savastano share a common commitment to providing the highest quality orthodontic services in a friendly, caring, and professional atmosphere.…

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Moving while you have braces

Moving While You Have Braces: What to Do

Life comes at you fast sometimes, and you may end up finding yourself packing up and moving to a new town in the middle of your orthodontic treatment. While the process of moving itself can be quite stressful, it’s important to make sure you’re also prepared to continue orthodontic treatment as soon as your move is complete. By taking some…

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How to care for your teeth after removing braces

How to Care for Your Smile After Braces

Having braces takes some intentional care for you to reach the end of your treatment with the smile you’ve been dreaming of. But the work doesn’t quite stop there. Once your braces are removed, you will need to make sure you properly care for your teeth. Here are a few simple things to do so your smile stays straight and…

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Manual vs electric toothbrush for your teeth

Which is Better, a Manual or Electric Toothbrush?

Keeping your teeth properly cleaned is always important. However, it will be more important than ever to focus on thoroughly brushing your teeth while you have braces. Even though braces and other forms of orthodontic treatment are prescribed by oral health professionals, these treatment solutions actually put you at a greater risk of tooth decay temporarily. But, you can keep…

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When to get your braces adjusted

It’s Time to Get Your Braces Adjusted!

Getting orthodontic treatment with braces is still the best way to get a straight smile for the widest range of orthodontic cases. While the end result of having a beautiful smile and better oral health in the future will be well worth the wait, having braces will take some getting used to. One aspect of having braces that can make…

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What does each part of your braces do

What Each Part of Your Braces Does

We don’t blame you if you find it a bit odd that there are so many parts to your braces. However, each part is necessary to move your teeth in the right direction and to get you your new smile. So, what exactly are the different parts of braces and what do they do? Brackets The brackets are the parts…

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How do braes move your teeth

How Braces Move Your Teeth

Braces can oftentimes seem like a miracle. Your imperfect teeth become perfect after a little time and patience, and it’s all due to these magical wonders. Braces aren’t really magic, it’s all science, but how braces move teeth is incredible. Patients go from having alignment issues, bite problems and other orthodontic issues to having no issues at all. So, how…

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