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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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Complete iTero [Scanner] Fact List 2017

Complete iTero [Scanner] Fact List 2017

iTero scanners are becoming popular among orthodontists. They are useful for checking the outcome of Invisalign treatment in patients. With this equipment, you can take 3-dimensional pictures of the teeth of patients and make the necessary adjustments. The images can then be transferred wirelessly to be processed. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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What Are the Discomforts? [with Invisalign]

What Are the Discomforts? [with Invisalign]

The days of braces being the only viable option to straighten your teeth are over.  The advances in clear aligner therapy over the last few years now allow most orthodontic problems to be corrected with aligners (Invisalign) or braces, depending on the patients preferences and needs.   This is also dependent on the skill level of the orthodontist treating the case….

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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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4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

Braces. They’re essentially a right of passage, something most kids need (and nowadays even WANT!) at one point or another. But they can have their challenges. Straightening out a crooked smile has lots of benefits. Braces give you a healthier mouth and a prettier smile. They help correct bite issues and make room for developing adult teeth. Even so, there can…

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