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Sep 22, 2016, 7:16 PM
An overbite is one of the most common reasons for children to receive braces! This orthodontic issue is when the top teeth overlap the bottom teeth, causing facial or bite problems. Luckily, overbites can be treated easily with braces!
Sep 15, 2016, 3:48 PM
Summer is almost over and it’s back to school for most of our patients! Dr. Rhoda Lockett here at Lockett Orthodontics wants to remind kids and parents to be mindful when packing school lunches and getting into the new school-year routine.
Aug 25, 2016, 8:28 PM
For those suffering from anxiety, stress, or certain types of sleep disorders, you may have bruxism and not even know it! Bruxism is defined as the grinding and clenching of the teeth, whether done subconsciously at night or during stressful times of…
Aug 15, 2016, 6:18 PM
Most of us probably pamper our sweet pups every day of the year, but August 26th is National Dog Day, giving us an opportunity to do something even more special for man’s best friend!
Jul 25, 2016, 6:51 PM
If you suffer from dental anxiety, you’re definitely not alone! Many adults and children deal with dental anxiety at some point in their life. This can range from mild nervousness to a crippling phobia, but either way, we know it isn’t fun. It’s…
Jul 15, 2016, 8:59 PM
Smoothies are great year-round idea for a fast, easy breakfast or a post-workout treat. But here at Lockett Orthodontics, we think summer is the best time for smoothies! They go great with BBQ’s, poolside relaxation, and keeping cool in the hot…
Jun 28, 2016, 10:03 PM
Bullies have always existed, as most of us know. However, our kids today are facing a whole new world of bullies, thanks to the internet and modern technology. Online bullying has proven to be just as damaging as real-world bullying, if not more so.
Jun 21, 2016, 2:51 PM
In the past, if you needed orthodontic treatment you would simply get a referral from your general dentist. But today, with advanced orthodontic options, there’s a much wider range of potential orthodontists. This can make it difficult to narrow down…
May 31, 2016, 7:49 PM
without it will cause too many problems, but it’s still not something we’d recommend doing! We know that, until you get in the habit of wearing your retainer every night, it can be difficult to remember all the time. Below are a few tips from our…
May 16, 2016, 8:36 PM
When we think about orthodontics, we often think about the desire for straight, beautiful teeth. And while this goal can indeed be met through the use of orthodontic treatment, it can help achieve even more than that! For example, it can improve your…

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