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Caring for Your Smile During an Orthodontic Emergency

Sometimes when you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, issues arise. But don’t panic, we’ve got you covered with these tips and tricks to care for your smile when the unexpected happens…

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How Can an Orthodontist Fix Your Mouth & Jaw for Optimal Alignment?

Do you know the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? Both work hard to keep your teeth and mouth healthy, but orthodontists have additional training and…

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Keep a Healthy Smile, While Enjoying Holiday Treats

You can indulge in your favorite holiday sweets and treats, but remember some are harder on your teeth than others, plus, aligner care minimizes sugar-loving bacteria and tooth stains…

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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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