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The Importance of Orthodontic Retainers

Posted October 4, 2017

Braces create a beautiful smile, but the retainer maintains/holds the straight teeth in place long after the braces are removed. Research over the past thirty years has shown that, most people (some studies say over 70%) will see more

Electric Toothbrushes & Orthodontic Patients

Posted March 17, 2017

Some people who are using manual toothbrushes have excellent oral health. However, more frequently, this is not the case. Switching to an electric toothbrush can make an immediate and positive impact on their oral health. more

Moving Teeth with Technology

Posted January 20, 2017

During the last decade, the specialty of orthodontics has quietly undergone a technological revolution. New materials and techniques have been developed that can make braces less noticeable, improve more

Soft Drinks + Braces = A Recipe for Disaster

Posted October 14, 2016

Soft drinks, including regular and diet soda pop, fruit drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks weaken tooth enamel. They are even harder on teeth with braces and tooth aligners. It is recommended that you avoid soft drinks more

Oral Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted January 19, 2016

It is important that you take good care of your teeth during your orthodontic treatment. By brushing and cleaning your teeth regularly, you’ll keep your teeth and gums in top condition and ensure more

Thumb/Finger Sucking Habits

Posted October 7, 2015

Thumb/finger sucking is a common habit in many children. Babies have natural rooting and sucking reflexes, which can cause them to put their thumb or fingers into their mouths, sometimes even before more

What is the Best Time to Begin Orthodontic Treatment?

Posted January 7, 2015

One of the questions most frequently asked by parents is, "What is the best time to begin orthodontic treatment?" The easiest answer is "whenever the doctor, parent or patient feels there might be a problem" more

Adult Braces

Posted August 21, 2014

"Who says braces are for kids? According to a survey conducted by the American Association of Orthodontics, 48% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 have untagged photos on Facebook because they don't like their smiles" more
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