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Problems Associated With a Misaligned Jaw

One common misconception about orthodontics is that it’s just done for aesthetic purposes. Although most people tend to visit the orthodontist because they don’t like their smile, it’s certainly not the only reason you should be seeing an orthodontist. Possibly one of...

Tooth Decay Overview and Prevention

Aside from periodontal disease, tooth decay is one of the top causes of lost teeth in people of all ages. The sad part is that many people don’t fully understand what tooth decay is and why it’s such a threat to their oral health until it’s too late. And as your top...

Top 5 Benefits of Flossing

According to a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 30 percent of Americans floss daily, while 32 percent never floss. Although the majority of these people probably brush regularly, they’re still missing out on a major aspect of their...

How Long Do Braces Need To Stay On?

Oftentimes, one of the first questions people have when they visit our orthodontist is, “how long will I need to have braces on?” Although this may seem like a straightforward answer, there are several factors that will have an impact on how long it will be before you...

How To Prevent TMJ Disorders

Although we often take our ability to chew for granted, when you look at the details, it’s surprising how complex the jaw and teeth are. However, if you’ve overstrained your jaw either yawning or taking a bite of food, it becomes immediately apparent the importance of...

Will Teeth Move After Braces Are Off?

Braces fix two very common and very important oral health issues — misaligned teeth and a bad bite. Both of these issues are perfectly natural and usually don’t result from any mistake you made. Everyone’s teeth are a bit different and some just grow in a way that...
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