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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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Maintenance of Your Braces [Epic Checklist] 2017

Maintenance of Your Braces [Epic Checklist] 2017

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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Do You need Braces? [An Expert Opinion]

Do You need Braces? [An Expert Opinion]

There may be times during your children’s tween and teen years when so many of their friends are wearing orthodontic braces that you begin to wonder if they’re the latest fashion trend. Your next thought may be to wonder if your child needs expert corrective orthodontic work, too. There are a number of signs that will help you to know…

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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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Self-Ligating Braces Know-how Checklist 2016

Self-Ligating Braces Know-how Checklist 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: that key interview can…

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How Does Invisalign Move Teeth?

  LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 25, 2016 Invisalign. If your child needs braces, he may feel self-conscious about the whole ordeal. He may worry about the embarrassment of food getting trapped in his teeth and braces, and as a parent, you may be concerned about his ability to keep his teeth clean for the duration of his orthodontic treatment plan. For…

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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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One Smile Can’t Change the World

One Smile Can’t Change the World

You Deserve to Smile You do everything for your family and friends. Why not do something positive for yourself. You have always felt self-conscious about your smile, right? Maybe you’re covering it with your hand or not smiling as much as you would like for fear of what people may think. The time is now for you to regain your…

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I’m Wearing the Smile You Gave Me

I’m Wearing the Smile You Gave Me

Did you know that people who share their confidence through a smile are more likely to go farther in life? People who wear their smiles are more likely to be chosen for the job, find deeper satisfaction in their relationships, and even boost their own mood and happiness! A smile shows confidence, and a good orthodontist can give you the…

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