Emergency Care for Orthodontics

Orthodontic Emergency Care

At first, your braces and orthodontic care may take a little longer to get used to. It is not surprising to undergo a little soreness when your braces are first applied or…

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Can Thumb Sucking Harm Your Child’s Teeth

prolonged sucking can affect your child's teeth alignment

Most parents are very diligent about caring for their child’s health including their oral health. Thumb sucking or sucking on a pacifier can be a great way to soothe an infant, but…

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It Is Never Too Late to Get Orthodontic Treatment

adult orthodontic treatment

Do you find yourself covering up or hiding your smile? Or do you wish for straighter, whiter teeth? It is never too late to seek orthodontic treatment and get the smile of…

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How to Improve Your Children’s Oral Hygiene

oral hygiene

Most babies get their first teeth around six months of age and continue to get their baby teeth for the next few years. Although these teeth are not their permanent teeth, good…

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What Is a Nance Appliance and When Should You Use it?

Nance appliance

Dental appliances prevent teeth from moving or to shift teeth into a the proper place. While there are several types of appliances, a Nance appliance has a very specific function and can…

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Alternatives to Metal Braces

alternatives to metal braces

Metal braces are the most common way to straighten teeth and correct bad bites.  The cost and time of treatment can varies  due to the severity of the problem. Although, they are…

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Tips for Making Your Life with Braces a Bit Easier

life with braces

Braces are one of the most common orthodontic procedures, which will leave you with a beautiful smile. Adjusting to life with braces requires patience and understanding but the rewards for your teeth…

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Clear Aligners or Traditional Braces?

man wearing transparent clear aligners on teeth

With the development of new technologies, orthodontic treatments have greatly improved over the years as new products enable people to achieve the smile of their dreams in shorter amounts of time. There…

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The Herbst Appliance and Jaw Alignment

The Herbst Appliance and Jaw Alignment

When most people think about orthodontics, they tend to only think about straight teeth. But orthodontics also plays a big role in jaw function and facial appearance. The Herbst appliance, which is usually…

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What is an Orthodontic Retainer and Can It Help My Smile?

orthodontic retainer

As important as the braces are, the orthodontic retainer can prevent teeth from moving and shifting after treatment is complete.  Retainers vary in type and can be used for a variety of…

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