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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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A Look Back: Top Orthodontic Guidance & Advice

For many families, pursuing orthodontic treatment took a backseat in 2020…

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Is 2020 a Good Time to Start Orthodontic Treatment?

Most people don’t realize that crowded teeth are part of a bigger picture…

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Why Do My Teeth Look Misaligned So Soon After Treatment?

I’m in week 7 of Invisalign treatment and my teeth look worse to me than when I started…

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Is 8-Years-Old Too Young to See an Orthodontist About a Crossbite?

An Orthodontist monitors jaw growth from when a child is very young; this allows early detection of bite problems, such as crossbites…

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Does My Child With Braces Still Need to See a Dentist?

Regular cleanings and cavity check-ups with your dentist will keep your mouth healthy…

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Should I Still See a Dentist While Under the Care of an Orthodontist?

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

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Are Braces Always Metal?

Orthodontics has come a long way, and you have several options…

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