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From community POsitivity℠ and upcoming events to nifty tricks on how to care for your braces – we are hoping our blog will bring a smile to your face.

Types of Appliances

Types of AppliancesElastics (Rubber Bands) Wearing elastics (or rubber bands) improves the fit of your upper and lower teeth. Wear rubber bands as instructed, and remember that the rubber bands work far more efficiently if they're worn as prescribed. Forsus™ The...

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Early Orthodontic Treatment

Early Orthodontic Treatment Early Orthodontic Treatment for ChildrenWhat is the difference between early orthodontic treatment and regular orthodontic treatment, and why might my child need early treatment? How will early treatment benefit my child in the long run?...

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Life With Braces

Life with BracesNow that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? It's important for you to know how to properly take care of your braces throughout your entire orthodontic treatment. Eating with Braces Don't worry, you'll be eating popcorn and snacking on...

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Emergency Care

Emergency CareTrue orthodontic emergencies are rare, but when they occur we are available to you. As a general rule, you should call our office when you experience severe pain or have a painful appliance problem you can't take care of yourself. We'll be able to...

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Invisalign® FAQS

Invisalign® FAQS The Invisalign System is a series of clear aligners used to straighten teeth.Will Invisalign treatment fit my lifestyle? Time for a snack? No problem. Take out your aligners to eat or drink whenever you want. You can remove your Invisalign aligners so...

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws, and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is a recognized international...

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Orthodontics FAQ

Orthodontics FAQWhat is orthodontics? Orthodontics (also referred to as dentofacial orthopedics) is a specialized form of dentistry focusing on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial abnormalities. What is an orthodontist? An orthodontist is a...

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Surgical Orthodontics

Surgical OrthodonticsSurgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is a type of orthodontic treatment used to correct severe cases that include bad bites, jaw bone abnormalities, and malocclusion. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the nine...

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