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Show Us Your Face Mask

Show Us Your Face Mask

Posted on July 7th, 2020 at 2:36 PM

As we face off against the coronavirus, have you found a way to make your facial covering pop? We want to see your mask!!!

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Ongoing Personal Coronavirus Precautions

Ongoing Personal Coronavirus Precautions

Posted on June 9th, 2020 at 9:09 AM

ACROSS THE COUNTRY, some states and cities are starting to reopen, but that doesn’t mean we should immediately stop all precautionary measures and go straight back to life as usual. Every little bit we can do helps ensure that hospitals don’t get more new cases than they can handle, so let’s quickly review the basics.

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Coronavirus Health and Safety Tips

Coronavirus Health and Safety Tips

Posted on March 18th, 2020 at 1:45 PM

 

CORONAVIRUS IS AFFECTING all of our lives right now as we work together to slow the spread of the virus, keep everyone safe, and stay positive. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot of misinformation going around, and we want to make sure our patients are well-informed.

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Oral Health and What We Drink

Oral Health and What We Drink

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 at 1:17 PM

WHAT WE DRINK can have a big impact on our oral health, sometimes in ways that seem counterintuitive. We want to take a look at some of the best and worst drinks for our teeth. 

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Cold and Flu Season and Oral Health

Cold and Flu Season and Oral Health

Posted on February 4th, 2020 at 10:34 AM

COMING DOWN WITH the flu is never any fun, but it’s still no time to let up on your oral hygiene routine. The same applies if you get a cold. With flu and cold season starting up, we thought this was a good time to share some tips for maintaining good oral health through one of these common illnesses.

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Types of Bad Bites and their Treatment

Types of Bad Bites and their Treatment

Posted on January 20th, 2020 at 10:36 AM

WHAT IS A BAD BITE? A bad bite, also called a malocclusion, is when the upper and lower teeth don’t fit together the way they should. Depending on the type of malocclusion, this can cause a variety of problems, from impacting speech to making digestion less efficient to worsening TMD troubles, and they can even increase the risk of breaking a tooth!

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Time for an Orthodontist FAQ!

Time for an Orthodontist FAQ!

Posted on December 17th, 2019 at 3:18 PM

MANY OF OUR PATIENTS and potential patients come to us with the same questions about orthodontic treatment without realizing it. These are some of the questions we hear most often, and we’re sure that even more people haven’t spoken up but don’t know the answers either.

 

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3 Orthodontic Tips For Cold and FLu Season

3 Orthodontic Tips For Cold and FLu Season

Posted on November 6th, 2019 at 10:30 AM

WHEN THE COLD AND FLU SEASON STRIKES your teeth and braces are probably the last things you’re thinking about as you reach for another tissue! But there ARE some things related to that cold or flu that can affect your oral health.

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Teeth and Braces Friendly Halloween Treats

Teeth and Braces Friendly Halloween Treats

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 at 10:18 AM

HALLOWEEN IS A TON OF fun every year, and it’s right around the corner! We love the costumes, the decorations, and the local events, but we’re a little wary of all that candy. Sugar isn’t just tasty to us; the harmful bacteria in our mouths love it. If you want to make Halloween a little healthier for your teeth (and safer for your braces), here’s a handy breakdown of how different types of treats and candies rank in terms of promoting good dental health.

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A Quick Guide to Retainer Maintence

A Quick Guide to Retainer Maintence

Posted on October 8th, 2019 at 10:55 AM

THE DAY YOUR BRACES come off will arrive sooner than you think, but your orthodontic treatment won’t quite be over yet. In order to keep the straight smile you and our practice are working so hard for, you’ll need to wear your retainers. Retainers are different from braces in many ways, including how to take care of them.

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