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How Easy is a Virtual Smile Assessment?

Becuase 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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The Necessity of Orthodontic Evaluations in Young Children

An early orthodontic evaluation doesn’t necessarily mean your child will require early treatment, but it can provide valuable information, saving time and money…

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Should My Child See An Orthodontist While They Still Have Baby Teeth?

Even though most orthodontic treatment begins between the ages of 9-14, it’s recommended that children get a check-up no later than age 7…

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Making Time for Your Invisalign Treatment

After seeing my children achieve beautiful smiles through orthodontics, I’ve been really wanting to straighten my teeth too…

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Invisalign vs. Traditional Metal Braces

There are pros and cons to both alignment systems, and it’s important to understand them all before making your decision…

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Can Wearing Braces Affect Your Ability to Play a Wind Instrument?

Student musicians who play wind instruments worry about the effects of braces on the lips and mouth…

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Have Braces, But Love Popcorn?

Is it okay to *sometimes* indulge in a little popcorn with braces…

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What Kind of Time Commitment is Invisalign?

Invisalign appointments tend to be less frequent than those for traditional braces, and our team is excellent at efficiency…

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Do You Grind Your Teeth or Clench Your Jaw?

Grinding your teeth and clenching your teeth and jaw aren’t limited to one age group — this habit affects both adults and children…

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