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How Can I [Properly] Care for My Retainer?

How Can I [Properly] Care for My Retainer?

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Ever wondered why it seems like everyone and their best friend had or has had orthodontic work? Well, nowadays orthodontic improvements have made the possibility of orthodontic treatment possible for a much greater number of people than once received it. As little as three decades ago, orthodontic treatment was much more involved. Nowadays, we would…

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Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

  LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 24, 2017 Any column about dental braces will inevitably deal with the issue of tooth extraction to deal with crowded or misaligned teeth. Straight teeth are not merely a cosmetic issue; they affect the way we chew and so digest, our food. If you are considering braces for you or your child, you may have wondered…

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Self-Ligating Braces Know-how Checklist 2016

LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 22, 2016 Despite the fact that we live in an age of digital interpersonal communication transmitted over wires and through the air, both children and the adults that grew up without the internet. The internet often takes the place of person-to-person dialogue will always need to leave a great impression with those they meet. Let’s face it:…

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A Cheat Sheet for a Super Healthy Smile

A Cheat Sheet for a Super Healthy Smile

Smile, It Lets Your Teeth Breathe A smile is at the top of the list of facial expressions, and while doing so with your mouth closed is often more common, an open-mouth grin is most likely not faked, so we know it’s more genuine, more indicative of joy, happiness and true pleasure and emotion. However, this is not always the…

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Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 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…

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Damon System versus Traditional Braces

Damon System versus Traditional Braces

LAST UPDATED: JULY 29, 2016 Many years ago, getting one’s teeth straightened meant that one had to go through a long and tedious and painful process. At that time, braces meant a mouthful of wires and discomfort. While the results were worth the struggle, is it not better to have the same effect having gone through less strain? Faster, better…

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Do Orthodontic Appliances Cause Pain?

Do Orthodontic Appliances Cause Pain?

Well, Do They? Ongoing clinical research and advances in technology continue to bring significant new devices, tools and procedures to the field of orthodontics. While the goal remains finding newer and better ways to diagnose and treat patients, possibly the most appealing advancements come in the form of making the patient experience a more comfortable one. This is no less…

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Are There Foods I Can’t Eat with Braces?

Are There Foods I Can’t Eat with Braces?

  All You Need to Know Braces and Invisalign are both wonderful tools in helping you to achieve the perfect smile. While you may be apprehensive about the treatment, you will find that it is tolerable, and the results are well worth everything you may have to temporarily give up. Your orthodontist can advise you about the best ways for…

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Smiling is My Favorite Exercise

Smiling is My Favorite Exercise

Did you know that smiling is a form of exercise? People who smile more reap health benefits from exercising their facial muscles this way. Smiling is a super easy, super convenient way to get some exercise and improve your mood. The more smiling a person incorporates into their day, the more they benefit. It’s pretty incredible! An orthodontist is a…

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Wear a Big Smile

Wear a Big Smile

A smile is probably the first personal feature you notice about someone. Strong, straight, even teeth create a visual impression that, when showcased in a smile, can last forever. No matter what a person is wearing, age, race, or other characteristics, a smile sends a powerful and universal greeting appreciated by all. Who needs braces? Not everyone is born with…

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