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Blog Posts in April, 2018

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  • Headgear 101
    Headgear 101

    What Is Headgear? This orthodontic solution uses special appliances that operate in and outside the mouth to guide the teeth to a desired position. There are multiple types of headgear, and each is ...

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  • Foods To Avoid With Braces on Memorial Day
    Foods To Avoid With Braces on Memorial Day

    There’s something about Memorial Day that makes us crave hearty foods and tasty drinks as we honor the brave men and women who served our country through their loyal sacrifice. We memorialize these ...

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  • What in the World is TMJ?
    What in the World is TMJ?

    No wonder they call it TMJ. Who could pronounce Temporomandibular Joint Disorder anyway? To begin, let’s discuss the temporomandibular joint. This joint is like a sliding hinge and it connects the ...

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  • What Causes An Underbite?
    What Causes An Underbite?

    Underbites can have a generally unnatural look about them and can cause serious dental damage to anyone suffering from one. A relatively small amount of people have varying degrees of underbites, and ...

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  • What Causes Dental Crowding?
    What Causes Dental Crowding?

    Do you suffer from the discomfort and embarrassment of crooked teeth, also known as teeth crowding? The dangers of allowing this condition to go unattended go far beyond those two negative impacts ...

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  • How To Take Care of My Retainer
    How To Take Care of My Retainer

    After you finish orthodontic treatment, we will fit you for a retainer. This maintains the new position of your teeth. Taking care of your retainer is important, because if you don’t, then you may ...

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