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Your Smile is One More Thing that Changes With Age

As Bette Davis one noted, “Getting old is not for sissies.”  For most people, this quote brings to mind the increase in aches and pains, the need for knee replacements, and the purchase of progressive lens eyewear. In contrast,...

Best Age for a Child’s First Orthodontist Appointment

Parents often believe that their child’s first orthodontist appointment should occur after all of their permanent teeth have appeared. However, to achieve optimal results, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children be screen by an orthodontist no...

Take Care of Your Braces While Enjoying Your Vacation

Summer is almost here and many families are looking forward to enjoying time together on vacation. Whether you’re lounging on a beach, hiking in the mountains, or exploring a new place, be sure to take care of your braces...

Adults 50 and Older May Need Braces, too

We are used to seeing kids and young adults with braces in their teeth, but today older adults are getting braces, too. Unless there is significant bone loss or gum disease, people who are 50 and older are good...

Orthodontic Care Delivers More than a Great Smile

Patients come to us because they want a beautiful smile, and we love to help them achieve that goal. While this is one great advantage of orthodontic care, there are many other health benefits of teeth straightening that you...

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