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MIAMI, FLORIDA—In today’s instant gratification, bargain hunting culture some people are falling prey to orthodontic marketing tactics that promise fast, inexpensive results but may fail to deliver the best treatment possible for correcting crooked, crowded teeth. “Some of the deals Continue reading
Markham, Ontario – Stouffville orthodontics Stouffville orthodontics practice, Liberty Orthodontic Centre, offers all of their patients the latest in state-of-the-art procedures and technology. Their Markham office has been completely digitized, from appointments to financial information, even to their charting. And because Liberty Orthodontic Centre strives to provide the best experience possible for their patients, they even use digital radiography, which greatly reduces a patient’s exposure to radiation.
OTTAWA AND ORLEANS, ONTARIO – During the last week of March, a group of researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the University of Bristol presented their findings from a recent study at the Society for General Microbiology’s spring conference. The study shows oral bacteria can cause blood clots and inflammation in the heart.
MARKHAM, ONTARIO- Patients with braces know that there are some foods they must sacrifice to prevent damage to their braces. But giving up certain foods doesn’t mean giving up on nutrition.
Patients are warned to stay away from crunchy, tough-on-the-first-bite foods such as carrots, apples, unripe pears, and beef jerky, as these foods can cause archwires to snap out of place and possibly cause damage to the braces themselves.
CHICAGO, GRAYSLAKE AND GURNEE, ILLINOIS – The end of orthodontic treatment has arrived. The next step is getting a retainer.
Retainers are more common than people may think. After the braces come off, patients should wear a retainer until the teeth have settled. However, some children and adults wear retainers for other reasons.
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – All orthodontists have been initially trained as dentists, but only six percent of dentists are orthodontists, according to the American Dental Association. They are both doctors of teeth and oral care, so what makes them different?
“We get this question from patients all the time,” said Dr. Paul Tran, one of the Louisville orthodontists. “Some people have no idea what the differences are, but it’s important to know where to turn, especially if you are in need of a tooth extraction or braces.”
OTTAWA, ONTARIO – In Ottawa, family dentistry keeps teeth and gums healthy for life, but let’s remember that teeth aren’t the only factor affecting your bite.
General and cosmetic dentists focus mainly on the teeth, the gums, and sometimes the bones. Neuromuscular dentistry focuses on aligning the jaw into its ideal place, and to do so, dentists must manipulate not only teeth, but muscles, tissues, nerves, and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
LOS ANGELES AND BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA – For some children, brushing teeth is a chore. Our Bakersfield dental office has some helpful tips to get your child excited about his oral health.
Remember that during all aspects of your child’s oral health routine, a positive attitude will keep your child upbeat and optimistic.
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