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How Parents Can Help Their Children Adjust to Braces

Most kids don’t exactly get excited when it comes time for them to get braces. Getting braces is a big change in a young adult’s appearance and habits and can certainly cause some anxiety. As a parent, it’s tough to see your child struggle with this change. Here at Dr. Andy’s office, we’ve gathered some…

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Braces for TMJ Can Finally Relieve Your Jaw Pain!

In your mouth, the joint connecting your jaw to your skull is called the temporomandibular joint. For many, this joint can be the source of chronic pain and frustration. When its damaged, you can experience a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder, also referred to as TMD or TMJ. Your dentist may recommend braces for…

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Explore the Truth Behind 5 Common Myths About Braces

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” While myths aren’t necessarily lying, they’re still just as quick to spread around! Myths about braces are pervasive, especially among children. But which myths are just that, and what is the truth behind these myths? Read on to learn…

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Common Orthodontic Problems & How Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

It’s hard to appreciate how braces can help you if you don’t understand what’s wrong with your teeth! There are several common orthodontic problems that impact millions every year – even if your dentist explained them, you may not have fully understood what they meant. If you’re wondering what the most common types of orthodontic…

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