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Are [Clear] Braces Effective?

Are [Clear] Braces Effective?

A smile is a person’s calling card in life. It is one of the first things a person notices. If you are looking for an experienced orthodontist, the duo of Dr. Eric Nease and Dr. Phil Higginbotham are perfect for you. Over the years, the debate between clear and metal brace treatments has raged on. Clear brace options are now…

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Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Orthodontics can help in a myriad of different ways. For one, you’re able to finally feel great about the way that you look and know that you’re doing something positive for your appearance. If you have a child, you might be considering taking them to an orthodontist because of all the benefits that can come from getting this type of…

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Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Your smile is one of the clearest and most basic ways to express yourself – and when you schedule an appointment with the experts on the orthodontist team at Dr. Nease‘s office, you’ll be glad to make your smile the best it can be! A winning smile is an excellent first impression, and if you’re looking into braces, Invisalign, or…

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8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

A significant number of people wear traditional braces to straighten their teeth and correct biting issues. While this method of treatment is still very acceptable, clear aligners are now a viable treatment option for most people.  The most widely recognized brand of clear aligners is Invisalign. Since both options aim to solve the same problems, your decision on whether to choose…

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Teeth Friendly Fruits Vegetables No. 3 [Kiwi]

Teeth Friendly Fruits Vegetables No. 3 [Kiwi]

When it comes to caring for your teeth, it is important to think about what you eat. Everyone knows that too much candy leads to cavities, but it is also essential to understand that some of the best foods for your teeth are just as delicious as sweets. Kiwi has a naturally sweet and tangy flavor that makes a perfect…

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4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

If your child needs orthodontic care, your first concern may be finding them affordable dental braces. Your child’s concerns likely center around ‘ruined’ prom pictures or the derision of their peers. If you’re concerned your child will need some boosting to his or her self-esteem, here are some tips for making braces a positive in your child’s mind. Share Post…

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Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Nobody looks forward to the prospect of undergoing orthodontic treatment. But for adults undergoing orthodontic treatment later in life, it can feel especially daunting. Many people have understandable concerns about the time, possible discomfort, and expense associated with orthodontic treatment. There are cosmetic implications to consider, too. “If I begin orthodontic treatment now, will I look like a teenager with a…

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Spartanburg Orthodontists Announces Prestigious Scholarships [Awarded for 2017]

Spartanburg Orthodontists Announces Prestigious Scholarships [Awarded for 2017]

Spartanburg, SC – The demand for health care services is increasing across the country. As our population ages, the demand for health care professionals to provide those services is skyrocketing.  Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics does their best to assist and promote the future of health care by awarding the annual Nease & Higginbotham Health Science Scholarships. They are proud to…

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Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

To extract or not to extract, that is the question!  Even in 2017, the question of whether or not to extract teeth for orthodontic purposes is widely debatable in our professional community.  There are factions within orthodontics that are dogmatic about never extracting teeth, and there are some that always extract teeth.  We believe that the truth lies somewhere in…

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The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

If you or one of your children has been wearing braces it’s exciting to finally have them removed. Whether you’ve used plastic, metal, or Invisalign to correct your teeth, there are two phases of treatment. After going through the first step in orthodontic treatment you want to make sure to finish the entire process and maintain that gorgeous smile. Wearing…

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