You Are Somebody – 4 Steps for Students to Stand for the Silent

September 26, 2019

October is National Orthodontic Health Month and National Bullying Prevention Month, so the AAO is challenging you to stand for the silent with these four steps.

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4 Ways Your Smile Changes As You Age

September 18, 2019

It’s no secret, as you age, so does your smile. Here’s a roundup of 4 common changes orthodontists see in patients as they age.

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Will I Need to Wear Retainers After Treatment?

August 22, 2019

The answer is yes, and here’s why. Getting straight teeth is only half the battle; the other half is keeping them straight, and that is where retainers come in.

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Will Orthodontic Treatment Cause White Marks on My Teeth?

July 8, 2019

Did you know white marks on teeth are preventable? All you have to do is to keep teeth clean and stay away from some foods and beverages. It’s that simple.

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Does my child need to wait until they have all of their permanent teeth to see an orthodontist?

May 14, 2019

If someone tells you that your child should have all of his/her permanent teeth before visiting the orthodontist for the first time, that “someone” is incorrect . In fact, putting off a first visit to the orthodontist until all of a child’s permanent teeth are in could do more harm than good.

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7 common bite problems

7 Common Bite Problems in Children and Adults

March 27, 2019

"Bite” refers to the way upper and lower teeth come together. While each bite problem is unique, there are seven that are the most common.

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6 Facts About Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment Parents Should Know

March 7, 2019

Two-phase treatment means that treatment is done at two different times, often to take advantage of predictable stages of dental development.

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Braces vs. Clear Aligners

January 30, 2019

One appliance is not inherently better than another. What is used for an individual’s correction will be based on the goals of treatment, and the patient’s lifestyle needs.

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