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Halloween, Candy, And Your Braces

WE ALL LOVE EATING our favorite candy from time to time, especially around Halloween. But those treats can get tricky for orthodontic patients, because many of the standard goodies are harmful to braces. So how can you safely enjoy your spooky night of fun and sweets?...

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Defeating Your Braces Anxiety

AS IMPORTANT AS IT is to have straight teeth for better oral health and a more beautiful smile, many people are nervous at the prospect of getting them straightened with orthodontic treatment because they think it will be unpleasant or that people will make fun of...

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Cleaning Your Retainers

BRACES REMOVAL DAY is the most exciting day of any orthodontic patient’s treatment, but it’s not where the story ends. Next come the retainers, to make sure that smile stays properly aligned. But how do we keep our retainers in good condition, and why are they so...

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Our Top Toothpaste Recommendations

THE TOOTHPASTE YOU CHOOSE can have a significant impact on your oral health and hygiene, but with so many different brands and types to choose from, how can you know which one is right for your smile? Best Toothpaste For Sensitive Teeth We still recommend Sensodyne...

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Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many...

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Mother’s Day Stories

WE LOVE AND APPRECIATE our mothers year-round, but we love Mother’s Day because it gives us a special opportunity to celebrate them! That’s why we’re dedicating a blog post to our favorite stories about or by mothers we know! Our Favorite Stories About Our Moms Dr....

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Cooperation: Things too keep in mind.

Excellent orthodontic treatment results can only be achieved with a cooperative team effort: patients/parents, staff, and orthodontist all working together. Damaged appliances can increase the length of your treatment process, so be sure to take care of all your...

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What if my permanent retainer comes off?

Call the office to schedule an appointment to have it repaired. Continue to wear your removable clear retainers and make sure you save the wire if it comes out completely. Bring your retainer and/or the wire with you to your scheduled appointment. We charge minimal...

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