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5 Stages of Grief: Losing Your Retainer

You can never truly be prepared for it. But it can happen at any moment. All of a sudden, you’ve lost your retainer. In all seriousness, losing a retainer can devastating, but it can happen to anyone. Whether you stored it in a napkin and threw it out during lunch, lost it at your soccer […]

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It’s Not Too Late for Smile Improvements

If you’re an adult who thinks your chance at achieving a beautiful smile has passed you by because you didn’t have braces as a child, fear not — there are options for you. And for those of you who had braces during childhood but your teeth have relapsed because you quit wearing your retainer, there’s […]

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Get Teeth Straight, White and Bright for Wedding Season

Lots of wedding bells ring in this month, which is one of the top three months when couples get married. A great deal of preparation goes into this special day, and smile improvements often are a line item on the wedding preparation checklist in the months –and sometimes years – leading up to the big […]

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Heading off Orthodontic Problems at the Pass

Many is the time that the good guys in Western movies get one step ahead of the bad guys to thwart disaster. If orthodontic treatment was a Western, the orthodontists would be the good guys or gals, and malocclusion (bad bite) would play the role of the bad guys. Instead of horses and guns, we […]

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Orthodontics Can Assist in Treating Airway Issues

Hundreds of studies through the years have shown that maintaining good oral health can promote improved overall health. Now there’s a body of evidence that suggests orthodontic treatment may improve more than just malocclusions and jaw discrepancies, but address other health issues as well. More orthodontists are looking at the relationship between craniofacial development and […]

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What Are the Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?

Cases of congenitally missing teeth aren’t uncommon, but patients who are missing permanent teeth often are quite concerned that a beautiful smile is out of their reach. We are happy to report that this is not the case. There is a solution for patients who are missing some of their permanent teeth. What are Congenitally […]

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