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What are “crowded teeth”?

What are “crowded teeth”?

“Crowded teeth” is a common orthodontic condition that occurs when there is insufficient space in a patient’s mouth. This causes the teeth to rotate and overlap each other – hence the term “crowded” teeth. Crowded teeth can cause a number of problems, including oral health problems and self-esteem issues. Fortunately, we can treat this condition through orthodontic treatment! Here’s what…

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month!

It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month!

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The ADA (American Dental Association) and our team are using this month as an opportunity to educate our patients, social media followers, parents and children on oral health. We want to promote good dental hygiene habits that support healthy smiles for a lifetime! According to the CDC, 1 in every 5 children (20%)…

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Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics is Now Nth Degree Orthodontics!

Join us in Taking it to the NthDegree Everyone knows that the New Year brings new beginnings and a fresh start – and we’re excited to announce that a major part of our fresh start is our new name, Nth Degree Orthodontics. This message from our doctors explains how we got here, and what’s next! Why “Nth Degree Orthodontics”? Dr.…

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Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Everyone’s smile is different! The most effective treatment method for one patient’s orthodontic condition may not be the most effective method for another patient’s condition. Various factors, like age, bone development, and the severity of the condition, will be considered when we create your personalized treatment plan. While braces are an effective treatment method for some patients with a snaggletooth,…

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A Guide to Flossing With Braces

A Guide to Flossing With Braces

Although brushing may be the focal point in your daily oral hygiene routine, flossing is just as essential. Flossing is critical for removing the bacteria and debris that your toothbrush can’t reach. Not flossing while having braces can cause several problems, such as plaque build-up, gum disease, and cavities. To prevent these health complications, the ADA recommends flossing your teeth…

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Keeping Your Teeth White with Braces

Keeping Your Teeth White with Braces

When you start treatment with Damon® Clear braces, you’re choosing one of the most advanced, premium treatments available! Not only do Damon Clear braces work up to six months faster than traditional types of braces, but they’re virtually-undetectable too! If you’re currently in orthodontic treatment, or you’re ready to schedule your complimentary exam to redefine your confidence and improve your…

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