Dr. Whitlock

Month: April 2010

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Ask Whitlock Orthodontics: Which toothbrush should my child use?

Northwest Arkansas orthodontist Dr. Boyd Whitlock will tell you that brushing your teeth is one of the easiest methods of cavity prevention. The question remains, however: which type of toothbrush should your child use? When choosing a toothbrush, look for round-ended (polished) bristles that clean while being gentle on the gums. Choose one that is …

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Northwest Arkansas orthodontist Dr. Whitlock, reminding you to play it safe this spring

According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, children, high-school athletes and adults will have more than 5,000,000 teeth knocked out in sporting events this year. And for Dr. Boyd Whitlock, that’s simply not acceptable. You see, April happens to be National Facial Protection Month, and it’s a good time to remind our young athletes …

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