Dr. Whitlock

Month: March 2009

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Behind the Scenes Braces: Lingual Braces Are Hidden Behind Your Teeth at Whitlock Orthodontics

Who says braces are just for kids? Certainly not the estimated 1 million adults in the United States and Canada who have chosen orthodontic treatment as the route to better oral health and emotional well-being. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, there are about 5 million U.S. and Canadian orthodontic patients; of that number, …

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Mooooooooooooove Over Gum Disease! — Whitlock Orthodontics

Is dairy a major part of your diet? If not, it should be! A recent study from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has found that regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, can lower your chances of contracting periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). Gum disease is caused by …

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