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Sports and Energy Drink Consumption Damages Tooth Enamel

While they may sound refreshing, especially after participating in sports activities or after a jog, recent studies suggest that energy and sports drinks can damage tooth enamel, thus elevating your cavity risk. These drinks are especially popular among our younger patients. In the study, researchers analyzed the fluoride content and pH levels of 13 sports […]

What is a water pick and do I need one?

Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and those patients of ours undergoing orthodontic treatment with full-bracketed braces, water picks use powerful tiny bursts of water to dislodge food scraps, bacteria, and other […]

When You Need Immediate Care, We are Here for You

At Braces For Us, we know orthodontic emergencies are neither convenient nor timely. If you are a patient of record, Dr. Martine Decambre and our team are more than willing to see you after hours or over the weekend. As a general rule, you should call our Port Saint Lucie, FL office when you experience […]