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Care For Your Braces During COVID-19

Due to state regulations, our office is temporarily closed. We are doing our part to flatten the curve, and keep our community safe! During this time, be sure to follow these guidelines in order to maintain our orthodontic treatment....

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...

Dangerous Teeth Whitening Practices Promoted on Social Media

At DeDomenico Orthodontics we understand that a beautiful smile starts with healthy teeth. Recent “teeth whitening hacks” that have become popular on many social media platforms are worrisome because they can cause severe damage to your teeth. Here are...

Why You Need an Orthodontist

Many people wonder why you need an orthodontist when you already have a dentist, especially with so many easy-to-use products available to straighten teeth. While both dentists and orthodontists graduated from dental school, an orthodontists must also complete a...

Online Orthodontic Options – Not Worth the Risk

  You can purchase nearly anything through the internet, from food to furniture, to meet almost every need. There is a growing number of websites that claim to offer teeth straightening solutions and you never have to visit a...

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