What Age Should I Take my Child to The Orthodontist?

Your son or daughter is in the 4th grade and may be coming home from school to report that kids in their classroom have braces… What? Many dentists today are savvy and know to what to watch for, and when

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Mouthguard – You Wear It… But Do You Clean It?

Most adults and kids today understand the importance of wearing a mouthguard when playing contact sports, especially while wearing braces. Blows to the mouth are painful enough without brackets and wires cutting into your lips and tongue making it worse.

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TMJ Jaw Pain Can Be a Mouthful in Spokane WA

Living with aching or clicking jaws can be hard to swallow! #Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, also commonly known as #TMJ or TMD, is a joint disorder that affects the opening and closing of the jaw, and can have many side effects

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For the Smile of a Lifetime

A healthy perfect smile is why many children and adults choose to undergo #orthodontic treatment. Around friends and family, a less than attractive smile is not as noticeable. However, when meeting new people, making new friends, and in the workplace,

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Common Causes of White Spots After Wearing Braces

Chalky, opaque-looking white spots on the teeth are not uncommon today. Maybe you have them or perhaps you’ve seen them on the teeth of friends or family. Many things can cause white spots on the teeth. They can be a

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Sensitive Teeth – The Root of the Matter

Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity? Hot or cold temperatures, sweet or sour foods and drinks, and deep cavities or fillings often trigger this problem. Sensitivity is a common dilemma and an estimated 45 million Americans are victims! If you are

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Dairy and Teeth

As kids we all remember hearing our parents or grandparents remind us that dairy products help build strong bones and teeth. But did you also know that milk and dairy products in general help can assist in improving your oral

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Mouth-Guards – Worth Their Weight in Gold

You may not realize it but mouth guards are worth their weight in gold. If you think about it, the use of mouth-guards and the reasons for using them isn’t that far removed from orthodontic technology and the principals at

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Splints Are For More Than Broken Bones….

Dental or Orthodontic Splints are devices that are used when patients suffer from certain types of dental problems. These problems include TMJ or TemporoMandibular Joint disorder, common snoring, sleep apnea, and teeth grinding (bruxism). In orthodontics, a “splint” is designed

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Faith Hill Proudly Displays Her Braces

Faith Hill proudly displayed her new smile with ceramic braces at the 2013 Grammy Awards. They weren’t noticeable on TV but the photographers were able to clearly capture her tooth colored braces that she has been wearing for about seven

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