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What’s on your fall reading list?

How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? Dr. Martine Decambre and our team at Braces For Us encourage you to warm up your mind this fall season with a few great books. Sure it may be easy to put […]

What’s the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist?

Orthodontists and dentists both help patients improve their oral health, but in different ways. Dentistry is a broad medical specialty that deals with the teeth, gum, nerves, and jaw, while orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on correcting bites, occlusion, and the straightness of teeth. One important difference is that all orthodontists like […]

Do I really need to wear my rubber bands with my braces?

Most of our patients at Braces For Us will need to wear rubber bands at some point during their orthodontic treatment. The main reason our patients are instructed to wear rubber bands is to correct their bite. If your teeth do not fit together properly, Dr. Martine Decambre will recommend that rubber bands be used. […]