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Apr 2013

National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month.  Dr. Rebecca Fornero, along with the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists, wants to to raise awareness among parents, coaches and athletes about protecting against dental and facial injuries.  Both children and adults spend a lot of time (and money!) on an active lifestyle, including things like football, soccer, karate, baseball and rollerblading.  But one important piece of equipment...

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Feb 2013

Ask an Orthodontist: Getting Aligned

The importance of the mouth does not only involve our teeth. We have gums, two jaws, and multiple muscles which all work together with our teeth. This means having a healthy bite offers much more than an aesthetically pleasing smile. Of course, that pleasing smile has the positive effect of improving confidence and self-esteem, but a poor bite and misaligned teeth are also sure contributors...

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Jan 2013

Smile! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

“Smile! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month”  The American Dental Association recognizes the entire month of February as Children’s Dental Health Month to promote the importance of early care for the oral health of children.  Across the nation, dentists, orthodontists, and other oral health specialists are encouraging parents and children to learn more about how to take better care of teeth in the early...

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Dec 2012

Types of Braces

Today’s Options for Braces:  No More Bulky “Metal Mouth”  Braces are worn by millions of Americans to correct crooked teeth and bite misalignments.  Patients looking to improve their smiles and overall oral health have several options to consider for treatment. With modern technology and greater awareness of the benefits of a straight smile, there has never been a better time to invest in orthodontic treatment. ...

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Nov 2012

Braces for Adults: Invest in the Best Smile For Your Life

The American Association of Orthodontists reports that over the past ten years, the number of adults taking advantage of treatments used to straighten teeth has doubled.  Today, nearly 1 million adults in the U.S. are wearing braces to correct imperfect smiles.  These numbers prove that braces are no longer just for children. Braces can be used to help correct a number of conditions including: Gapped...

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