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Burning Invisalign® Questions

Are you wondering what Invisalign treatment is really like, and what effect it will have on your day-to-day activities while you undergo treatment? Will it slur your speech? Will people even know you’re in treatment? You’re not alone in your concerns! Dr. Martine Decambre and our team thought we’d share this list of questions and […]

Invisalign® Tips

Many people know that Invisalign is a great alternative if you don’t want to experience the look and feel of traditional metal braces. What few people know, though, is that just like traditional braces, Invisalign requires proper care on the patient’s end to work effectively. Good oral hygiene is highly important, even when you are […]

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Martine Decambre wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the “old days” it wasn’t even called Halloween! Festival of […]

What is Hyperdontia?

When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Braces For Us call this oral condition “hyperdontia.” Primary teeth are the first set of teeth that erupt in your child’s mouth, typically by the time […]

What helps you relax at our office?

Dr. Martine Decambre and our team understand not everyone is always thrilled about visiting their orthodontist. But at Braces For Us, we strive to bring you the best and most comforting experience at each visit. Today, we’d like to know: What is it about our Port Saint Lucie, FL office that makes you comfortable or […]

Halloween Guidelines from the American Association of Orthodontists

Fall can be a really enjoyable time of the year for you and your family. The kids are back in school, the leaves are changing, and Halloween approaches. This holiday is a lot of fun for kids, but Braces For Us wants to remind you it can also be risky, especially for your child’s braces. […]

What Role do Elastics (Rubber Bands) Play in Orthodontics?

Wearing orthodontic braces may be the best choice for correcting your teeth and improving your smile, and that’s why you’ve come to see Dr. Martine Decambre at Braces For Us. Braces, which consist of brackets and wires, work by gently applying pressure to the teeth, and that pressure causes them to move into the correct […]

How to Protect Your Braces During Sports Activities

Proper mouth protection is recommended by Braces For Us when you participate in any sports activities. If you wear braces, this protection becomes essential. Injuries to your mouth can not only damage your teeth, but your braces could break and cut open your lip. Full Facial Guards Full facial guards are often used in football […]

The Evolution of Braces

Did you know that even in ancient times, people wanted to improve the look and function of their smiles? Braces For Us thinks of modern orthodontic appliances as sleek, efficient technology, but this was not always so! Take a look at the highlights in the evolution of braces. Ancient Times: From Greece to Rome According […]

What was your favorite part of summer?

It’s the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and Dr. Martine Decambre and our team at Braces For Us are sure that you’ll soon be thinking about Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving plans in no time. But wait! First, we […]