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Candy to Avoid With Your Braces

Although braces produce beautiful results that boost patients’ confidence, the initial idea of braces is often negative and seen by some potential patients as an inconvenience. The reason that many people think this way is because they must give up certain foods while they are wearing braces. As annoying as giving up certain candies and […]

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A Braces-Friendly Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Even though this holiday is all about treats and sweets, your braces won’t stop you from celebrating! There are plenty of ways for you to enjoy Valentine’s Day without damaging your braces. Whether you’re celebrating with your valentine or flying solo this year, we’ve put together some great braces-friendly ideas for […]

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What is a Tongue Crib and How does it Help Tongue Thrusting Habits

What is tongue thrusting or tongue placement habit? Tongue thrusting is essentially the placement of tongue in an incorrect position during swallowing. On average you swallow a total of 1,200 to 2,000 times, with about four pounds of pressure per swallow. This constant pressure of the tongue will force the teeth out of alignment. Besides […]

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Roswell School Cafeteria Meal Guide

Now that we’re going back to school for the spring semester, it’s time to start thinking about what your child will be eating at school! If your child has braces, it may be easier to pack their meals for them to ensure that they have access to foods that they can safely eat with their […]

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Braces-Friendly Holiday Foods

Happy holidays! December is such a wonderful time of year here in Alpharetta, and there are so many reasons to celebrate. If you are one of our orthodontic patients, a lot of traditional Christmas treats will not be safe for your braces. While you’ll definitely want to skip some foods this year in order to […]

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Keeping Invisalign and Retainers Clean

As you already know, it is very important to keep your teeth and orthodontic equipment clean. This can be a little overwhelming, especially when you have to keep track of orthodontic appliances that are removable. Whether you have Invisalign clear aligners or traditional retainers, there are some specific things you need to know about taking […]

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Celebrating Thanksgiving with Braces

Fall is a beautiful time to be here in Georgia. We love that the Thanksgiving season gives us a chance to pause and be thankful for all of the good things in life, including our wonderful patients! You are the reason we do what we do in our orthodontic practice every day, and we are […]

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Halloween and Your Braces

Trick or treat! As you and your family prepare for Halloween, the staff here at Newpark Orthodontics wants to make sure your holiday is spooky, fun, and braces-friendly! Braces won’t stop you from enjoying Halloween, but it is necessary to take some precautions to make sure that you are making the right choices for your […]

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The Best Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt in Johns Creek

Your orthodontist has told you time and time again that sugar is not good for your teeth or your braces. While this is absolutely true, we understand that a life completely devoid of sweets is next to impossible! If you’re craving some dessert, we recommend choosing ice cream or frozen yogurt. While these treats still […]

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Choosing the Right Mouthguard

It is officially back to school season, which means that a lot of kids in Alpharetta are getting ready to get back into their favorite fall sports. Before the fun can begin, it is very important to ensure that your child has all the proper safety equipment they need! Many athletic leagues require participants to […]

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