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Gum Recession from Braces: Is It Possible?

Gum Recession from Braces: Is It Possible?

Gum recession is a common side effect of braces that occurs when the braces pressure the gum tissue or when the teeth are forced into new positions. In most cases, gum recession will disappear once the braces are removed. However, it may persist even after treatment is completed in some cases. Today’s blog will help you learn more about receding gums caused by braces!

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Dry Socket: What is It, and What are the Dry Socket Symptoms?

Dry Socket: What is It, and What are the Dry Socket Symptoms?

If you have ever had a tooth removed or survived the removal of your wisdom teeth, then you have probably been warned about dry sockets. You hear horror stories of your neighbor getting dry sockets after having his wisdom teeth removed, and you quiver at the thought of getting them yourself. They sound painful, but what exactly are dry sockets, and what can you do to prevent them?

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