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Direct-to-Consumer Clear Aligners (TRUTH ALERT 2019)

Clear Aligners, like braces industry leader Invisalign, have become very popular in the dental world.  Their accessibility is so widespread that you no longer have to go to your local orthodontist to get them. Unfortunately, there is great public debate on whether or not Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) aligner trays are a safe way to have this treatment done. Share Post Twitter…

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Children’s Oral Health (3 Awesome ways to Boss it)

Children’s Oral Health (3 Awesome ways to Boss it)

Orthodontic Observations: There is nothing quite like a baby’s first smile. With their dimpled cheeks and rosy pink gums, it is crystal clear theirs is a heart-warming grin. However adorable their smiles, though, the very innocence which makes them so appealing is also a hurdle for parents to overcome. By age 2, it is imperative for the parent or guardian to…

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Dental Sealants (7 Amazing Facts for the Super Parent)

Dental Sealants (7 Amazing Facts for the Super Parent)

When your daughter needs braces to align her teeth, it is often difficult for her to perform daily oral health care because the brackets and wires are in the way. Despite this problem, treatment with orthodontics is important so that your child can have a beautiful smile and a better bite. If you are worried about your daughter developing cavities…

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Clear Aligners & Traditional Braces (5 DIFFERENCES)

Clear Aligners & Traditional Braces (5 DIFFERENCES)

A beautiful smile can bolster a person’s confidence while also improving their appearance.  Clear aligners are the newest way to straighten your teeth and bite. And most people are familiar with traditional braces, in one form or the other.  But what are the differences?  Whether you suffer from misaligned teeth, an overbite, or a range of other orthodontic problems, there…

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7 Bad Breath Causes in 2019 (and How to Treat Them)

7 Bad Breath Causes in 2019 (and How to Treat Them)

For many people, bad breath is a common condition which is very treatable with simple interventions. Bad breath has several causes, ranging from what you eat all the way up to serious underlying oral diseases. If you have bad breath, you may be the victim of one of these bad breath causes. Share Post Twitter Facebook Email

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Do Damon Braces Really Move Teeth Fast? ( 3 AMAZING FACTS)

Do Damon Braces Really Move Teeth Fast? ( 3 AMAZING FACTS)

The Damon System. Have you ever wished you had a more attractive smile? Many people are interested in orthodontic treatment, either for themselves or for a child. Straight teeth are not only more attractive but are healthier over a lifetime. In addition, properly planned orthodontic treatment can, and should, make a person look younger over their lifetime. People who need…

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What if Our Water Supply is Fluoridated (PROPER FACTS)

What if Our Water Supply is Fluoridated (PROPER FACTS)

Yes, it is a good idea to drink water with fluoride and to use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoridation in the water supply varies from community to community, and extra fluoride provides more protection for your son or daughter’s teeth. Fluoride helps to prevent cavities, a form of tooth damage. In this article, we will discuss the importance of fluoride, and when…

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Traditional Expanders and Clear Aligners (What Is the Difference?)

Traditional Expanders and Clear Aligners (What Is the Difference?)

A beautiful smile can bolster a person’s confidence while also improving their appearance. Whether you suffer from misaligned teeth, an overbite, or a range of other orthodontic problems, there are a large number of treatment solutions that can be used to straighten your teeth and provide you with a beautiful smile. The most common of these treatments include traditional expanders…

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Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg Golden Crown Contest!

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg Golden Crown Contest!

Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics welcome you to the first ever, Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg Golden Crown Contest! Area dentist offices have worked hard to create their own unique videos, and now you get to decide who is the champion of this year’s competition! To vote, simply visit: https://www.healthysmilesonline.org/n… and click on the Vote Now Button and go through the steps…

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