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Does Invisalign Work? [Epic Truth]

Does Invisalign Work? [Epic Truth]

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 28, 2017 Invisalign is a method of treatment that corrects different types of orthodontic issues. If you are considering this treatment method, it’s important to know how it works and if it can correct problems. Once you’re properly informed, you can decide if it’s the right choice for you or your child. FAQ How Does it Work? This…

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Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

  LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 24, 2017 Any column about dental braces will inevitably deal with the issue of tooth extraction to deal with crowded or misaligned teeth. Straight teeth are not merely a cosmetic issue; they affect the way we chew and so digest, our food. If you are considering braces for you or your child, you may have wondered…

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How Does Invisalign Move Teeth?

  LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 25, 2016 Invisalign. If your child needs braces, he may feel self-conscious about the whole ordeal. He may worry about the embarrassment of food getting trapped in his teeth and braces, and as a parent, you may be concerned about his ability to keep his teeth clean for the duration of his orthodontic treatment plan. For…

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A Kind Heart Makes a Smile

A Kind Heart Makes a Smile

When it comes down to the basics of human happiness, we don’t need much. Money comes and goes, fame rises and falls, power waxes and wanes, and luxuries lose their luster. Yet, some of the simplest of human experiences linger in our hearts and comforts our soul forever, with a smile being perhaps the most cherished of them all. Many…

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You’ve got to S-M-I-L-E To be H-A-Double-P-Y

Modern Lingual Braces One of the best smile quotes for an orthodontic office was said by Shirley Temple Black concerning people must smile to achieve happiness. Everyone can improve their smile by visiting a team of orthodontists to learn about the Damon System braces that are made to straighten malocclusions without being as noticeable. Older patients with more difficult malocclusions…

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My Email Signature Quotes

My Email Signature Quotes

My email signature is legendary, but for all the wrong reasons. It clogs up inboxes! However, I love these quotes and want to preserve them. Now that they’re in this blog, they can live on in infamy!!!  Enjoy. Comments are welcome. “When  injustice becomes law, resistance becomes our duty.” – Thomas  Jefferson  “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run…

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Men Are Vulnerable to a Smile

Men Are Vulnerable to a Smile

Of all the smile quotes that you’ll ever find, none is truer than this one. It exemplifies just how powerful a smile is when it comes to a woman’s life. Something as simple and warm as a smile can be enough to melt away that rigid armor that most men paint their exterior with. It can allow the right woman…

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Why Do I Need Teeth Removed For My Braces?

Why Do I Need Teeth Removed For My Braces?

It is incredibly common for patients to need teeth removed before starting orthodontic treatment. There are several reasons that tooth extraction may be warranted before getting braces on. Here are some reasons why a patient may need teeth removed for their braces: Crowding Teeth must be removed in order to straighten remaining teeth in a mouth that is overcrowded. If…

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Joy is the Source of Your Smile

Joy is the Source of Your Smile

The best quotes to spread put a smile on your face or make you want to make the world a better place. One of our favorite smile quotes here at Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics serves both purposes: “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh…

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Smile at strangers and you just might change a life

We can smile about quotes such as the one in the title. Such a small event in one person’s life might be the encouragement a stranger needs for the day. Visiting an orthodontic office could improve confidence, allowing you to be this type of encouragement in somebody’s life. Take a look at the modern orthodontic services offered by Nease and…

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