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Common Orthodontic Questions

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. Orthodontic treatments can improve a person’s self-esteem, confidence, and overall dental health. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about orthodontic care. What is the difference between an orthodontist [...]

Five Reasons To See an Orthodontist

When it comes to oral health, there is nothing more important than keeping up with regular visits to your dentist. However, those with more complicated dental issues may find that they need to take an extra step towards maintaining and improving their teeth and mouth — that’s where an orthodontist [...]

Foods That Strengthen Teeth

If you have braces, it can be difficult to keep your teeth healthy and strong. Braces make it harder to clean your teeth and can cause enamel to weaken quickly. Eating the right foods can help strengthen your teeth, even with braces. Here are some of the best foods that [...]

Understanding Orthodontic Lingo

Orthodontic lingo can be confusing, especially if you’re a first-time patient. From brackets to wires and elastics to retainers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the terminology you’ll hear in an orthodontic office. To help you better understand orthodontic lingo, here’s a guide to some of the most commonly [...]