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Can Smiling Make You Healthier?

posted on 5-11-21
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WE OFTEN HEAR that it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown. We’re not sure where that came from, but it isn’t actually true. At least ten muscles are involved in smiling, but it might require as few as six... More

Can orthodontic treatment help sleep apnea?

posted on 5-6-21
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In short, yes. Although orthodontists cannot diagnose and treat obstructive sleep apnea on their own, they may be the first medical professionals to recognize symptoms in adults and children. Your orthodontist is well positioned to perform an obstructive sleep apnea... More

Ongoing Personal Coronavirus Precautions

posted on 4-20-21
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ACROSS THE COUNTRY, some states and cities are starting to reopen, but that doesn’t mean we should immediately stop all precautionary measures and go straight back to life as usual. Every little bit we can do helps ensure that hospitals don’t... More

Weird Mouth Trivia!

posted on 4-13-21
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LOOKING FOR SOME trivia to impress people once we can safely have parties again? We humbly present a few of our favorite weird mouth facts for your consideration. We Need Spit to Taste Our Food Most of the ten thousand taste... More

My Retainer Feels Tight. Can I Still Wear It?

posted on 4-6-21
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As long as your retainer doesn’t hurt and still fits over your teeth, you can wear it – even if it feels tight. Your teeth may have slightly shifted, and you may need to wear your retainer longer each day to prevent... More

Eating Disorders Versus Oral Health

posted on 3-31-21
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WHEN WE THINK of the damage that eating disorders can do, we probably first think of the psychological toll and life-threatening malnutrition. However, eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia can also be very hard on the oral health of those... More

Have You Considered Invisalign®?

posted on 3-23-21
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IF YOU WANTED TO STRAIGHTEN your teeth back in the day, you really only had one option–traditional metal braces. The science of orthodontics has evolved significantly in recent years, allowing our patients to have a variety of different options when it... More

Protect Your Smile With A Custom Mouthguard

posted on 3-16-21
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THE CRISP SMELL OF FRESHLY CUT GRASS on the soccer field, the gleam of the basketball court before a game, the cheering fans at the football stadium, the feeling of the baseball bat, familiar in your hands… There’s no doubt about... More

The Role of Saliva

posted on 3-2-21
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WHAT IS SPIT FOR? It’s a pretty important question in the realm of oral health. People tend to think of saliva in a negative context if they think about it at all, but without spit, we would have a hard time... More