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Taking Care of Mouthguards

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Types of Mouthguards Choosing the right mouthguard is essential. There are three basic mouthguards: the pre-made mouthguard, the “boil-and-bite” fitted mouthguard, and a custom-made mouthguard from your orthodontist. When choosing a mouthguard, be sure to pick one that is tear-resistant, comfortable, well-fitted for your mouth, easy to keep clean, and does not prevent you from…

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Are all orthodontists Board Certified?

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Are all orthodontists Board Certified? No. All orthodontists must be licensed to practice, but at this time, only 1 in 3 have continued to become board-certified orthodontists.  Trust Your Smile to a board-certified orthodontics The American Board of Orthodontics, founded in 1929, is the global leader that sets the standards of care for excellence in…

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10 Reasons to Choose Us!

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We put you first! It’s not about us. It’s about you. We want the best for our patients and strive to prioritize your well-being.  A board-certified orthodontist will treat you. Unfortunately, only 6% of dentists are orthodontists, and only 1 of 3 are Board certified, demonstrating orthodontic knowledge, clinical skills, and judgment. We believe that…

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Does my child need orthodontic treatment?

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Hello parents! The first and most important thing to remember is that every child is different, which is why it’s essential to ensure your children visit the dentist regularly to check on their development and pick up any problems in the mouth early. Many problems affect children’s oral health, including tooth decay, thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, lip…

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Before and After Treatments

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Before and After Treatments When do you need orthodontics services? Timely Treatment Following the American Board of Orthodontics’ guidelines, we encourage parents to schedule their child’s initial exam at age 7 to identify children who need early, interceptive care. This way, we can take care of any orthodontic issues before they become more significant problems.…

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