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How To Remove Orthodontics or Braces in an Emergency

orthodontics emergency

Yesterday I was having supper with two of my grandchildren when I got to noticing the braces on their teeth. That brought up the question of what to do about braces in a long-term emergency. At what point do you remove them and how?

After a bit of research I found out the following.  I couldn’t find a good answer as to when to take them off. I have looked on the internet and have found some you tubes showing how to remove braces. This one seems to be about the best http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv4a2XO1QLI.

It looks like it is fairly easy to remove braces, if they are of this type.…

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Beans, bullets, band aids and Hygiene?

Everyone knows the rules, stock up on as much beans, bullets and band aids as you can afford. As important as the big 3 are I feel that Hygiene is more important than some. Over the last few months I have been monitoring my family’s use of shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, deodorant, toothpaste and bathroom amenities. I can firmly tell you I am not prepared for this area.

How often do we just jump in the shower, grab the shampoo and squeeze a glob onto our hands before washing our hair for 20 seconds and washing it all away?  My family likes using body wash and this is done the same way.…

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