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Apr 27, 2016, 9:04 PM
You’ve probably heard about all of the health issues caused by energy drinks, especially in teenagers and young adults. But, amid all of these problems, there’s also your oral health that you need to consider. Energy drinks have been linked to the…
Apr 15, 2016, 3:20 PM
Nail biting is damaging to your mouth and teeth in a lot of different ways, but biting your nails during orthodontic treatment can cause a whole new set of problems. Many people bite their nails as a nervous habit, brought on by stress, boredom, or…
Mar 28, 2016, 11:24 PM
We all know that Easter is a traditional Christian festival, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to the Bible, Christ died on the cross and came back to life three days later. Easter celebrates this renewal of life in the spring,…
Mar 15, 2016, 3:16 PM
Orthodontic devices are more popular now than ever, mostly due to the wide variety of different types of hardware used. However, even with this growth in popularity, there are still plenty of myths and misconceptions out there regarding orthodontic…
Feb 20, 2016, 6:43 PM
We all know someone who’s fun to be around because of how happy and positive they are! But researchers are learning that, in addition to making others around them happier, people who smile a lot are healthier in all sorts of ways. It brings whole new…
Feb 20, 2016, 6:32 PM
Braces work by applying gentle pressure to the teeth in order to help them move into their correct position. The end result is a straight, beautiful smile! However, in some cases, the wires and brackets aren’t enough and you may need to use elastics…
Jan 21, 2016, 9:36 PM
If Dr. Rhoda Lockett has recommended that you receive a palatal expander, you may want to know more about this device. We’ve put together a list of the most commonly asked questions regarding palatal expanders:
Jan 21, 2016, 9:34 PM
Once your orthodontic treatment is complete and you’ve achieved a straight, beautiful smile, you’ll need to wear a dental retainer. Your retainer will prevent your teeth from shifting out of position, which could cause you to need braces again in the…
Dec 17, 2015, 11:11 PM
A decade ago, braces were placed mainly on the teeth of teenagers and the occasional adult. But lately, kids seem to be getting orthodontic treatment earlier and earlier! We have many parents wondering when is the right time to bring their child in…
Dec 17, 2015, 11:06 PM
Dental braces will help you to achieve the straight, beautiful smile that you’ve always dreamed of! You know better than anyone that the time you spend with braces is part of the investment in your smile. But we’re sure you also know that this time…

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