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How to Choose an Orthodontist That Suits You Best
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How to Choose an Orthodontist That Suits You Best

Are you looking for an orthodontist? Picking your orthodontist is an important decision and one that you shouldn’t take lightly. Braces (or any other orthodontic treatment) are a significant investment. Braces typically cost American families almost $5,000 if you don’t have dental insurance. That’s not a small amount of money, so you need to make …

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Braces VS Invisalign: Which is Better For You?
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Braces VS Invisalign: Which is Better For You?

A beautiful smile does wonders for your confidence, but we’re not all blessed with perfect pearly whites. As we embark on our journey to straight teeth, we’re offered two choices: dental braces or Invisalign? If you’re scratching your head unsure of which team to root for, we’ve got your back. Here’s a break-down of the two …

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¡SONRÍA COMO SI FUERA 2019!

¡PRESENTANDO LA NUEVA TECNOLOGÍA INTELIGENTE EN WHITLOCK ORTHODONTICS! Un tratamiento de ortodoncia más rápido y efectivo con menos consultas! Hoy en día, todo lo hacemos en nuestros teléfonos, desde escuchar la música favorita de nuestros hijos y utilizar la banca electrónica hasta revisar quién se encuentra afuera de nuestra puerta mientras estamos fuera de casa. …

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Smile Like It’s 2019!
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Smile Like It’s 2019!

INTRODUCING DENTAL MONITORING AT WHITLOCK ORTHODONTICS! Faster, More Efficient Orthodontic Treatment with Fewer Appointments We do everything on our phones today, from listening to our kids’ favorite music to electronic banking, to seeing who is at our front door while we’re away from home. At Whitlock Orthodontics we’re excited to announce that at our practice …

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Do I Need to Wear a Dental Retainer After Braces? 4 Things You Need to Know
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Do I Need to Wear a Dental Retainer After Braces? 4 Things You Need to Know

Keeping your teeth healthy is important. But what that entails is different for everyone. For a few lucky ones, a simple regime of flossing and brushing twice a day is all they need to maintain pearly whites and a mouth free of cavities. For many people, crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw are something they …

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Oral Health Help: Foods to Avoid with Braces (and What You Can Enjoy, Too)
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Oral Health Help: Foods to Avoid with Braces (and What You Can Enjoy, Too)

Four million people in the United States have braces, and if you’re reading this, you’re likely either one of them, or about to become one. When you have braces on your teeth, there are some foods you simply can’t consume. This is because they could force one of your braces to break off, or otherwise damage …

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Do I Need Braces? 5 Easy-to-Read Signs that you Could Benefit from Braces
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Do I Need Braces? 5 Easy-to-Read Signs that you Could Benefit from Braces

4.5 million Americans wear braces at some point in their life.  It’s no wonder since braces give you a perfectly straight smile. But knowing when it’s time to get braces can be a difficult decision for children and adults. It doesn’t have to be. There are a few surefire ways to tell that you have teeth that …

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Adult Braces: Everything You Need to Know
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Adult Braces: Everything You Need to Know

A 2014 survey by the American Association of Orthodontists found that 27% of all US and Canadian patients seeking orthodontia are adults. Most state their biggest regret was not getting braces sooner.  There are many reasons why adult braces are becoming more popular. For some it’s cosmetic but often there are myriad health reasons for …

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When Is The Best Time For My Child’s First Orthodontic Visit?
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When Is The Best Time For My Child’s First Orthodontic Visit?

At what age should child have orthodontic consult? You may be surprised to learn that it’s very important and should be done around their 7th birthday. While most problems can be successfully managed at a later age, Dr. Whitlock has special training in early orthodontic treatment and can determine the best time for your child. …

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¿Cuál es el mejor momento para que mi hijo(a) acuda a su primera visita de ortodoncia?
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¿Cuál es el mejor momento para que mi hijo(a) acuda a su primera visita de ortodoncia?

¿A qué edad debe consultar el niño la ortodoncia? Podría sorprenderle saber que es muy importante y debería hacerlo alrededor de su cumpleaños número 7. Mientras que muchos problemas pueden tratarse exitosamente a una edad más tardía, el Dr. Whitlock tiene un entrenamiento especial en ortodoncia temprana, y puede determinar cuál es el mejor momento …

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