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747 Kids Club

747 Kids Club

Posted on January 11th, 2022 at 10:24 AM

It is best to receive an initial orthodontic evaluation for your child by the age of 7.

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Let's Answer Some Orthodontic FAQs!

Let's Answer Some Orthodontic FAQs!

Posted on December 29th, 2021 at 11:01 AM

MANY PEOPLE DON’T know much about orthodontic treatment, and we tend to hear a lot of the same questions from patients. Let’s answer a few of those now in a quick FAQ session!

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Preparing For Orthodontic Emergencies

Preparing For Orthodontic Emergencies

Posted on November 22nd, 2021 at 1:52 PM

DO YOU HAVE an orthodontic emergency plan? It’s a good idea for anyone who has braces or whose teenager has braces to be prepared in case something goes wrong with their orthodontic appliance between adjustments. Not addressing a problem quickly could lead to delaying Braces Off Day, and nobody wants that!

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Have an Orthodontist-Approved Halloween

Have an Orthodontist-Approved Halloween

Posted on October 27th, 2021 at 3:53 PM

SPOOKY SEASON HAS been lots of fun this year, and Halloween is just around the corner. As much as we love indulging in the fall activities, the spooky decorations, the fun costumes, and the scary movies, we’re not as excited about the sugary-loaded treats. That’s why we’re here with tips on how to fully enjoy Halloween while keeping it much healthier for your teeth!

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Daily Dental Hygiene Tips for Braces Wearers

Daily Dental Hygiene Tips for Braces Wearers

Posted on September 22nd, 2021 at 10:32 AM

EVERY ORTHODONTIC PATIENT dreams of Braces Off Day, but tooth decay and unsightly stains can make that dream smile harder to achieve if we aren’t careful about daily dental hygiene while the braces are on. Here are a few crucial tips to follow to get the best results:

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We are serious About Banned Foods List

We are serious About Banned Foods List

Posted on August 24th, 2021 at 11:20 AM

PART OF THE braces experience is the banned foods list. Our patients might be familiar with most or all of the types of food on the list, but do how about why it’s so important to avoid them?

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How Do Braces Actually Straighten Teeth?

How Do Braces Actually Straighten Teeth?

Posted on July 20th, 2021 at 9:41 AM

BRACES ARE SO common for teenagers (even though they aren’t the only ones who can have them) that a lot of people might take it for granted that these bits of metal can move teeth into their proper position, but how exactly do they do that? The process is pretty cool, so let’s take a closer look at it.

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Take Dr. Iszkula On Vacation

Take Dr. Iszkula On Vacation

Posted on June 28th, 2021 at 2:15 PM

WE ALL NEED A VACATION AFTER THIS YEAR!

 

 

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Wisdom Teeth and Braces

Wisdom Teeth and Braces

Posted on May 26th, 2021 at 12:26 PM

ONE OF THE BIG rites of passage for young adults is wisdom teeth removal. Of course, there are people who can actually fit those third molars in their jaws comfortably and there are a startling number who don’t even grow them in the first place, but for people who do need their wisdom teeth removed, it’s fun to post pictures of their swollen cheeks and videos of anesthesia antics while enjoying lots of ice cream and smoothies. So what’s the deal with these teeth so many people need removed?

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Types of Malocclusions

Types of Malocclusions

Posted on May 11th, 2021 at 11:03 AM

OUR TEETH ARE MEANT to fit together in a specific way. It’s how we are able to chew effectively and speak clearly. When the upper and lower teeth don’t fit together the way they should, we call that a malocclusion, or bad bite. In addition to impeding those important functions, a malocclusion can also result in jaw problems, put teeth at risk of breaking, and even make digestion less efficient.

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