Should I Floss or Brush First?

February 17, 2020

Researchers have found that flossing before brushing may be the most efficient for a thorough removal of dental plaque.

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Why the Number of Adults Seeing an Orthodontist Is at an All-Time High

February 5, 2020

The number of adults seeing an orthodontist is at an all-time high. Why? Because orthodontic treatment is just as effective for adults as children.

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Vaping + Oral Health

January 22, 2020

Vaping causes damage that may lead to the death of gum tissue, gum disease and, in some cases, loss of teeth – making vaping a risk to your oral health.

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3 Ways to Prioritize Your Family’s Smiles This Year

December 17, 2019

Prioritize your family's smiles this year with these three easy steps from the American Association of Orthodontists.

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Athletes Are More Likely to Have Poor Oral Health – Here’s Why:

November 18, 2019

Athletes are more likely to have poor oral health because they often refuel with high-acid drinks - which can weaken tooth enamel and damage teeth.

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What is a Crossbite?

November 1, 2019

A crossbite is a type of malocclusion, or a misalignment of teeth, where upper teeth fit inside of lower teeth. This misalignment can affect a single tooth or groups of teeth.

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You Are Somebody – 4 Steps for Students to Stand for the Silent

September 26, 2019

October is National Orthodontic Health Month and National Bullying Prevention Month, so the AAO is challenging you to stand for the silent with these four steps.

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4 Ways Your Smile Changes As You Age

September 18, 2019

It’s no secret, as you age, so does your smile. Here’s a roundup of 4 common changes orthodontists see in patients as they age.

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