Orthodontic & Dental Emergencies – Tips and Tricks

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A true dental or orthodontic emergency can occur if you experience one of the following: Major Dental Emergencies: Trauma or Injury – If a tooth is broken, chipped, or loose, or your lip or cheek has been punctured or is bleeding heavily, this likely needs medical attention. Infection or Swelling – If your face or […]

Is 3D imaging the standard of care for my Orthodontist?

3D Imaging - Dental Profile

3D CBCT Technology: Orthodontists around the world are using 3D imaging (CBCT – Cone Beam Cat Scan) technology to better diagnose and treatment plan for your and your child’s orthodontic treatment. Although we don’t take a 3D image on every patient that walks through our door, we use this method often to better diagnose conditions […]

Reverse Aging With Orthodontics At Hi 5 Orthodontics In Spokane WA

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Reverse aging with orthodontics Spokane WA

Orthodontics can help children, teens, and adults of all ages look better throughout their lifetime. Adults today are much more aware than in the past of the importance of creating and maintaining a beautiful smile. With longer life expectancy, a healthy, beautiful smile is as important at age 70 as it is at age 16. […]

USA Cuts Fluoride Level In Tap Water

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Hi 5 Orthodontics Spokane WA Fluoride in water

The ongoing controversy about too much fluoride in our drinking water has finally resulted in the US department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) lowering the recommended level of fluoride in community drinking water. This was announced April 27, 2015 in a news release.

Don’t Risk Your Smile On Do It Yourself Orthodontics

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In today’s digital world, you can buy almost anything you want on the Internet. This includes finding the do it yourself information that goes along with it. Everyone wants to save money every way they can. However, some people are learning the hard way that doing it yourself isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, […]