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Why Do I Need Rubber Bands?

Getting braces is a huge step in creating the beautiful smile you want. It’s easy to see how important your wires and brackets are. Week by week, you and your Read More

Does smoking affect oral health?

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is especially true of oral Read More

How Braces Can Work at Any Age

The team at Orthodontic Associates loves to help adults achieve straighter teeth and a beautiful smile. If you are considering getting braces, here are some things you’ll need to know. Can Read More

Worst Candy for Braces

Most kids love candy; actually, most people in general love candy. So when it comes time for you to get braces there can often be a natural conflict between candy Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

A Helpful Site on Orthodontics

As you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, our team at Orthodontic Associates would like to point you to a helpful website. Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) have Read More

Tips for Handling and Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies

The best way to avoid orthodontic emergencies is to know how to take care of your braces properly throughout your entire treatment. However, emergencies are … well, emergencies, and sometimes Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

Now that October is upon us, the doctor and our team at Orthodontic Associates wanted to send you a friendly reminder to schedule your orthodontic appointment prior to the end Read More

What is dentofacial orthopedics?

You may have noticed that we specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. And while most people we talk to have heard of orthodontics, many are confused by the dentofacial orthopedics Read More

TMD Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) describe a set of conditions that involve trouble with your jaw and face muscles. They result from a problem in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is Read More

Five Braces-Friendly Dinner Recipes

Did you know that more than four million children throughout the US and Canada have braces? At Orthodontic Associates, the doctor and our staff know that kids can be picky Read More

Tips for Caring for Your Braces at School

School can present a few issues when it comes to caring for your braces and mouth, since you won't have the luxury of the time and tools you have at Read More

Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read More

Start Your Day Off with a (Healthy) Smile!

If there’s one meal that can claim the title of “Sweetest Meal of the Day,” it’s almost certainly breakfast. Sugary cereals, syrup-covered waffles, oatmeal with honey, cinnamon toast (which is Read More

Helpful Hygiene Tips for Patients Who Wear Braces

Today, the doctor and our team thought we would offer a few tips for our patients currently undergoing orthodontic treatment. For those of you wearing braces, it’s important to be Read More

How to Choose the Best Mouthwash

As we all know, or should by now, the key to maintaining great oral health is keeping up with a daily plan of flossing, brushing, and using mouthwash. These three Read More

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