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October is National Orthodontic Health Month

October brings visions of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins for children, but it is also National Orthodontic Health Month for adults…

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Keeping Your Invisalign Teen on Track as They Head Back to School

Summer’s drawing to a close with fall right on its heels! This means your child in orthodontic treatment with Invisalign will likely need to make some changes as they go back to school…

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Can My Child’s Invisalign Aligners Double as a Mouthguard?

Invisalign aligners do provide more comfort than traditional braces that have brackets and wires that can cut into your lips, but…

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Can Parents & Kids See the Same Orthodontist?

As a specialist in tooth movement and jaw growth and development, an Orthodontist puts you and your children in the best hands possible for aligning your teeth…

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Why is a Retainer Necessary After Braces?

The final step in your treatment is wearing your retainer because after your braces are removed, your teeth will want to shift right back to their old position…

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Why You Shouldn’t Delay Orthodontic Care

Orthodontic treatment in some patients can be mainly for cosmetic reasons. Still, sometimes the treatment is important for medical reasons, and putting off treatment can cost more and take longer…

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Treatment Options with a Parent’s Busy Schedule In Mind

It’s true that everyone is busier than ever, but the team at Barakat Orthodontics can still help you get that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted…

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Get to Know Invisalign First

Invisalign First is a treatment offered by Barakat Orthodontics that can improve a young child’s smile — even those ages 6-10 that still have baby teeth…

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How Easy is a Virtual Smile Assessment?

Because life gets hectic for parents, Barakat Orthodontics offers super-easy Virtual Smile Assessments with a few clicks of your phone…

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Under the Care of an Orthodontist, Do I Still Need to See a Dentist?

This is a frequently asked question that arises among many orthodontic patients…

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