Dr. Whitlock

Month: October 2013

person with a retainer holding a dental floss

Why is flossing so important when I have braces?

You’ve made an investment on spending money on getting braces, so why not keep your teeth in good health while undergoing orthodontic treatment?  Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics will tell you it is just as important to develop a regular hygiene routine while you’re wearing braces as you did before proceeding …

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Permanent or Removable Retainers: Which is Right for You?

When the time comes for Dr. Boyd Whitlock to remove your braces, it is very exciting. Unfortunately, it can be somewhat confusing, too, because you are faced with choosing between two kinds of retainers. Should you go with permanent, removable, or a combination of the two? It is always wise to follow Whitlock Orthodontics recommendations, …

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