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Are you Struggling with Maintenance of Your Braces | 11 Hacks

Are you Struggling with Maintenance of Your Braces | 11 Hacks

Orthodontists specialize in correcting misaligned teeth, commonly using braces as a tool to straighten teeth, particularly amongst younger patients. In addition to cosmetic benefits, treatment can prevent a variety of issues that may plague those with misaligned teeth. Issues including bad breath, pain and discomfort, speech impediments, gum disease, and tooth decay, are amongst many other possible ailments. Share Post…

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Is the Future of Braces in Lasers? (7+Secrets)

Is the Future of Braces in Lasers? (7+Secrets)

Do you remember a time when lasers were something you only saw in science fiction movies? That day (decade, really) has long since passed. Today, laser technology is playing an increasingly important real-life role in all areas of medical and dental practices, including orthodontics. Recent advances in orthodontics include incorporating laser technology to accomplish a diverse set of important goals,…

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Introducing – Dr. Alex Thomas.

Introducing – Dr. Alex Thomas.

July 1, 2019 Spartanburg, SC. Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics, based in Spartanburg, SC, is excited and proud to announce the addition of Dr. K. Alexandra “Alex” Pischke Thomas to their orthodontic team. Share Post Twitter Facebook Email Dr NeaseDr Nease graduated as Valedictorian from Cocke County (TN) High School in 1988 and graduated from the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!)…

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Why Should I Avoid the DIY Braces Fashion (7+Reasons)

Why Should I Avoid the DIY Braces Fashion (7+Reasons)

Why should I avoid the DIY braces fashion. Fashion trends come and go. And, you will find that there is always someone trying to claim that they have the latest and greatest way to give you a prettier smile. While you may be seeing lots of advertisements and videos about ways that you can turn orthodontic treatment into a DIY…

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How to Take Super Care [of Your Retainers]

How to Take Super Care [of Your Retainers]

The time has finally arrived and your child’s braces are coming off. Bravo! Now your child will need to wear retainers to maintain those healthy, beautiful teeth. The job of retainers is to prevent your child’s teeth from moving back into their former uneven position. Now that your braces are off, you only have one responsibility left to ensure that…

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Oral Hygiene During Braces (How to Manage)

Oral Hygiene During Braces (How to Manage)

Oral hygiene during braces is so important to the health of your teeth. If you fail to practice good oral hygiene, you will find that you begin having issues like cavities, gingivitis, and even gum disease. When wearing braces, it is still absolutely essential that you practice good hygiene. Both the orthodontic appliances and your teeth need to be kept…

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Invisalign Cleaning 2019 [Factual!]

Invisalign Cleaning 2019 [Factual!]

Firstly, Invisalign cleaning is a hot topic. Invisalign is the most commonly used brand of clear aligners.  For those who start wearing Invisalign aligners, they think that nothing wrong can happen to change the appearance of the clear trays. However, after wearing their trays for 1-2 weeks, they do tend to discolor and show mild wear.   You will also notice…

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Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

Archaeology has given us a look into ancient orthodontic practices, unearthing mummified remains with teeth encased in metal bands, and writings by Hippocrates and Aristotle dating back to between 400 to 500 B.C. contain thoughts on how to straighten teeth and fix other dental problems. In the 1700’s writings are devoted to appliances and methods of aligning teeth. In the…

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3 AMAZING SECRETS (Oral-Probiotics and Your Teeth)

3 AMAZING SECRETS (Oral-Probiotics and Your Teeth)

Maintaining proper oral hygiene is very important if you want your teeth to remain healthy and free of decay for years to come. Probiotics have proven to be a very effective tool for improving oral health. If you’ve never heard of probiotics before, these are healthy bacteria that can be used to benefit your oral health in a variety of…

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 9 Important Vitamins and Minerals (for Healthy Teeth)

 9 Important Vitamins and Minerals (for Healthy Teeth)

Having healthy teeth requires more than just brushing and flossing. In fact, your oral health must be supported with the right vitamins and minerals. Following a healthy diet should give you the right nutrients that your teeth need, but to be sure, you can insure you get the proper levels through over the counter supplements. Check out the list below…

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