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5 Signs of Good Oral Health

Orthodontic treatment is a great way to achieve a smile you may have thought impossible. But before you get braces, it’s a good idea to make sure your mouth is ready for the months ahead! Orthodontists love to see signs of good oral health before they begin your treatment – it ensures your teeth will…

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Braces and Bone Loss – Can You Still Receive Treatment?

Braces or Invisalign are the best options for people who need a little help adjusting their smile into a healthier position. This is true for children, teens, and adults! But orthodontic treatment works through gentle but persistent pressure on your mouth. Gum disease or other issues can leave your mouth less prepared to handle this…

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The Potential Thumb Sucking Effects on Teeth for Your Child & How to Prevent Them

Sucking on pacifiers or teethers can be soothing and entertaining for children. Even as they continue to grow, this tendency may not go away. When you take away these objects, they often transition to thumb sucking. While thumb sucking effects aren’t an issue early on, it can be a concern as they near the eruption…

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Types of Malocclusion That Could Be Treated by an Orthodontist

No two sets of teeth are the same. That goes for “perfect” smiles or those with misalignments. The types of malocclusions and severity range the gamut from insignificant to debilitating. If you’ve been diagnosed with a malocclusion, you may be wondering exactly what that means. Read on to learn about types of malocclusion often treated…

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