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Is palatal expansion is right for my child?

By | 2017-11-13T08:06:23+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Blog|

We recently had a mom ask us, "how do I know palatal expansion is right for my child?" Well, palatal expansion improves the way the upper and lower jaws and the upper and lower teeth work. It widens the jaw so there is sufficient room for permanent upper and lower teeth to come in. Expansion [...]

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Protect Your Smile—Wear a mouth guard!

By | 2017-03-22T10:51:19+00:00 April 9th, 2016|Blog|

April is designated as National Facial Protection Month by the American Association of Orthodontists.  If a mouth guard is not worn the results could range from broken teeth, loosened teeth, knocked out permanent teeth to jaw injury. This is why we encourage our patients regardless of what sport they play, that they wear a [...]

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