Dr. Whitlock

Month: October 2010

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Ask Dr. Whitlock: What’s the deal with all those Halloween treats?

With Halloween arriving tomorrow, our staff at Whitlock Orthodontics know a lot parents here in northwestern Arkansas are worried about their kids going overboard on candies this weekend. All those sweet, sour and sticky candies may taste great, but these treats are known to damage teeth, as well as braces! Did you know sour candies …

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Invisalign at Whitlock Orthodontics: How, exactly, does it work? [Video]

We’ve blogged about Invisalign before (we’ve even had Invisalign Day at our office before), but today thought we’d share a helpful video for those who are intrigued by the idea of straightening their teeth without using traditional metal braces. The Invisalign system at Whitlock Orthodontics is a state-of-the-art system of clear, removable aligners that we …

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woman with sunglasses is showing off her white teeth

Dr. Whitlock and staff support National Orthodontic Health Month!

October marks National Orthodontic Health Month, and our friends at the AAO put together a helpful website that provides important information on protecting your braces, including tips for trick-or-treaters, braces-friendly Halloween recipes, facts about braces and treats you should avoid while undergoing orthodontic treatment. The AAO recommends patients avoid the following Halloween treats, or recipes …

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