Can Pacifiers and Thumb Sucking Affect My Child’s Teeth?

October 7, 2020

In short, yes. While thumb sucking or pacifier use is one of an infant’s natural reflexes, prolonged sucking can exert force on the teeth and jaws.

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Why Filing Teeth Yourself Is a Bad Idea

September 23, 2020

Unlike fingernails, teeth are permanent. What you remove won’t grow back. The protective layer of enamel you’re chipping away at is limited. Once you break through it, the damage is done.

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Can Orthodontic Treatment Help Sleep Apnea?

September 22, 2020

In short, yes. Orthodontics can help manage obstructive sleep apnea in adults and children in some cases.

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Why Do Straight Teeth Matter?

August 31, 2020

Straight teeth matter because they provide more than a great smile. Teeth are like gears on a wheel. They are made to fit together in a certain way to do a certain job.

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3 Reasons to Take Your Child to the Orthodontist Today

July 16, 2020

Wondering when it's the right time to take your child to the orthodontist? Here are three reasons you should get an orthodontist appointment for your kiddo scheduled now.

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What Your Orthodontist Wants You to Know During This Time

July 8, 2020

Remember that patient health is a top priority for your orthodontist. If your orthodontist is open, it is because they feel it’s safe for you to come in.

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My Orthodontist’s Office Has Reopened. Is It Safe to Go?

April 21, 2020

From treatment and waiting room disinfection to the strict use of personal protective equipment (PPE), the safety of patients and staff members continues to be of utmost importance.

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Handling Orthodontic Issues at Home

March 24, 2020

If your orthodontist’s office is currently postponing any non-emergent appointments, you may be wondering how to handle orthodontic issues at home. While there are steps you can take, your orthodontist should always be notified.

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