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Thank You for Your Generous Donations to the Food Pantry!

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Jan 2016

Thank You for Your Generous Donations to the Food Pantry!

Our latest food drive benefiting the local food pantry in Collinsville came to a close Friday, January 16. Throughout the holiday season, our fantastic patients were kind enough to bring in plenty of canned food items to donate. In total, we have approximately 400 canned good items to give! We will be delivering the last load of these items to the food pantry this week....

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Are 6-Month Braces for You?

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Jan 2016

Are 6-Month Braces for You?

In the past, I have written about the hidden dangers of FastBraces and other similar orthodontic treatments. The implied promise of these systems is that full and comprehensive orthodontic treatment can be completed within a 3- to 9-month timeframe. The fact is that for most patients this is simply impossible. There are movements of both the front and back teeth that are usually necessary to...

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Speed Up Your Orthodontic Treatment With AcceleDent®!

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Jan 2016

Speed Up Your Orthodontic Treatment With AcceleDent®!

If you’ve heard anything about orthodontic treatment, you probably know that it’s a process that will help your teeth slowly but surely move into the right spots, giving you that stunning smile you’ve always wanted. One big downside is that orthodontic treatment can last quite a long time. While it’s true that good things come to those who wait (and we truly believe that the...

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Invisalign Is The Clear Choice!

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Dec 2015

Invisalign Is The Clear Choice!

We are proud to provide a variety of treatments for patients who want a beautiful smile! One of the most common and most popular tooth straightening methods is Invisalign. Invisalign is a great alternative to traditional braces and is a popular choice for teens and adults. Dr. Fornero can help patients go wire-free and achieve their great smiles with the Invisalign treatment. The clear aligners...

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Donate To Make A Difference This Holiday At Fornero Orthodontics!

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Dec 2015

Donate To Make A Difference This Holiday At Fornero Orthodontics!

Fornero Orthodontics is lending a helping hand to those who need it the most this time of year! We are now accepting donations of canned goods and non-perishable items until Fri., January 15, 2016 and we want to beat our personal record we set in April. This will mark the second partnership and donation drive that we have hosted this year. In April, our patients...

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Spooky Spirit Winners At Fornero Orthodontics!

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Nov 2015

Spooky Spirit Winners At Fornero Orthodontics!

Thanksgiving may just be around the corner, but we are still celebrating Halloween at Fornero Orthodontics! Voting for our Halloween Spirit contest concluded this week, which means…we have a winner! The lucky winner of an Edison’s gift card was Ines for the most creative costume of Olaf from the popular Disney movie Frozen. Patients and families were encouraged this year to show off their spooky...

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6 Vital Tips to Help You Fight Plaque Like the Plague

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Nov 2015

6 Vital Tips to Help You Fight Plaque Like the Plague

Getting and maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile is typically very important to most people. A healthy smile can help you be more confident and can also play a significant role in your overall health. There are, however, many factors that can get in the way of our goal of achieving a beautiful smile, and plaque is one of them. Plaque is a thin, sticky film...

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The Tenth Annual Give Kids A Smile Day Was a Huge Success!

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Oct 2015

The Tenth Annual Give Kids A Smile Day Was a Huge Success!

Recently, dentists in the Metro East St. Louis area, volunteers, students, and staff members gave their time to provide oral health education and much-needed treatment to 167 children! This year marked the tenth anniversary of the Give Kids A Smile Day for the Southern Illinois and Metro East surrounding areas. This year was a success with a total of 170 children registering at the event...

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Show Us Your Halloween Spirit For a Chance to Win an Awesome Prize!

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Oct 2015

Show Us Your Halloween Spirit For a Chance to Win an Awesome Prize!

Halloween is just around the corner! You’ve probably got your Halloween decorations out, the candy purchased and waiting for little trick-or-treaters to pick up on their rounds, and have watched Hocus Pocus and Nightmare Before Christmas at least a dozen times by now. This Halloween, be sure to take some time out for you by dressing up in your spookiest, craziest, most creative costume and...

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DON’T DIY Orthodontics!

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Oct 2015

DON’T DIY Orthodontics!

When someone wants to try something new, they often turn to online videos for help, ideas, or instructions. It may be a new recipe, ideas for wedding decorations, or that perfect Christmas craft. Whatever you are looking for, chances are you can watch an online video and learn a new skill in a matter of minutes. YouTube alone is home to thousands of Do It...

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