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Researchers Find Selfies Are Key to Better Brushing

Researchers may have finally identified a legitimate purpose for the bathroom selfie. Instead of showing off your new outfit or those washboard abs following a gym workout, perhaps it’s time to use the selfie as a tool for improved oral heath care. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine found that capturing […]

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Studies Show Orthodontic Treatment May Improve Posture & Balance

Two new studies have found that those who have poor posture and balance issues may find relief in the orthodontist’s office. Spanish and Austrian researchers identified a relationship between malocclusion (bad bite) and a person’s ability to control their posture and balance, according to Science Daily. The studies offer conclusive data about the connection between […]

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Protect Your Orthodontic Investment. Avoid Oral Piercings

You’ve gone through a couple of years of braces to fix your overbite and get those crooked teeth beautifully aligned. Now you’re thinking about an oral piercing to enhance your smile. Not so fast! There are lots of ways to express yourself and your individuality. But if you’ve invested in orthodontic treatment to improve your […]

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Gap-Toothed Grins: An Open and Closed Case

Many actors, musicians and models don’t mind the gap when it comes to their smiles. In fact, their gap-toothed grins are among their most well known characteristics for some stars. The technical term for the space between the front teeth that celebrities including actress Uzo Aduba, singer Becky G, and models Lily Aldridge and Georgia […]

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Newpark Orthodontics is ringing in the new year in style!

The New year is right around the corner! We’re well into the season for generosity, goodwill, and giving, not to mention cookies, cakes, and candy.  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably still recovering from your holiday hangover! Your friends here at Newpark Orthodontics have compiled a list of 10 teeth-healthy treats for you to […]

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Alternatives To Braces Available For Teens

Is a brand new, beautiful, straight smile on your Christmas list this holiday season? Since Santa’s already working overtime, our team of elves here at Newpark Orthodontics thought we’d tackle something that gets talked about a lot when braces for teens are being discussed – are there any alternatives to traditional braces, and if so, […]

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What We’re Thankful For

Thanksgiving has finally arrived! Tomorrow will be a full day of food, fun, and fellowship for most of us. Some of you are probably already prepping for the feast. Sometimes I think we get less sleep on Thanksgiving Eve than we do on Christmas Eve, which is quite a feat. It’s all worth it when […]

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10 Celebrities with Braces – See the famous #bracesface

When we think celebrities, we often think red carpet ready glamour, so you might not imagine braces are a popular accessory to the stars. But famous faces with braces are more common than you think! Many of our favorite entertainers have sported traditional braces or Invisalign to get their smiles ready for the spotlight and makeup […]

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Invisalign® for Teens – Weighing Your Options

These days, teenagers have enough to worry about without feeling stressed out by their smile. Crooked teeth may keep them tight-lipped, but the thought of a mouth full of metal might be even more embarrassing. Even though traditional braces have come a long way over the years, lots of teens still fret over fussy wires […]

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