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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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Make Your Teeth Happy: How to Choose the Right Orthodontist
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Make Your Teeth Happy: How to Choose the Right Orthodontist

There is an alarming trend taking place in the world of orthodontics right now. According to a study released in early 2017, about 13 percent of the orthodontists who belong to the American Association of Orthodontists have reported seeing patients who have attempted DIY teeth straightening in recent years. Trying to straighten your teeth on your own …

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How to Clean Invisalign Trays: A Guide for New Invisalign Wearers
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How to Clean Invisalign Trays: A Guide for New Invisalign Wearers

Over five million people have used Invisalign to improve their smiles. Considering the orthodontics treatment for straightening teeth can be more comfortable than wearing traditional braces, it’s easy to see why it’s a very popular option. But using Invisalign isn’t maintenance-free. The trays used to align teeth need to be cleaned and cared for, or …

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Top 7 Oral Hygiene Tips for Those Wearing Braces
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Top 7 Oral Hygiene Tips for Those Wearing Braces

Practicing proper oral hygiene should always be a priority. But that takes on a whole new level when you’re wearing braces. You’re excited for the thought of having a straight smile when the braces come off. But if you don’t take extra care of it during the process, you could end up with ugly stains, white spots, …

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Lea esto antes de ordenar tratamiento de ortodoncia por internet
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Lea esto antes de ordenar tratamiento de ortodoncia por internet

En estos días, se puede hacer casi cualquier cosa con sólo darle clic a un botón: ordenar útiles escolares; conseguir transporte; ver su película favorita; ordenar comida. Parece que cada día hay una forma más nueva y más sencilla de hacer casi todo. Hemos sido programados para aceptar que se puede ordenar cualquier cosa vía …

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Read This Before Ordering  Orthodontic Treatment Online
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Read This Before Ordering Orthodontic Treatment Online

These days you can do almost anything with the click of a button. Order school supplies. Get a ride across town. Watch your favorite movie.  Order food delivery. It seems like every day there’s a newer and easier way to do almost everything. We’ve been programmed to accept that anything can be ordered online and …

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What Is TruDenta Pain Relief and How Does It Work?
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What Is TruDenta Pain Relief and How Does It Work?

If you are a migraine sufferer, you’re probably willing to try just about anything to relieve your migraine pain. Have you considered going to the dentist for pressure migraine relief? That’s right, the dentist. The therapy system is called TruDenta, and it does not involve needles or medications. Read on to find out what TruDenta …

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What is SureSmile and How Does It Improve My Orthodontic Treatment?
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What is SureSmile and How Does It Improve My Orthodontic Treatment?

Your orthodontic treatment may look like brackets and wires from far away, but a closer look tells a different story. Those same wires and brackets change the look of your smile as well as the time it takes to achieve it. SureSmile also looks like brackets and wires that your friends and family used to …

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What is the Best Age to Get Braces?
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What is the Best Age to Get Braces?

‘Metal mouth’ is no longer a viable playground slur. Seriously, the number of people wearing braces in America nearly doubled between 1982 and 2008. And today, apparently 4 million people wear braces in the US. Clearly, they’ve become an accepted and routine part of American life. But certain questions remain unclear, despite their widespread use. …

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Discover the Benefit of SureSmile® Orthodontics
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Discover the Benefit of SureSmile® Orthodontics

What is SureSmile® Orthodontic Technology? You’re thinking about getting braces. And while you’re excited about having that great smile, you may be nervous about wearing the wires and brackets. Well, there is a new, technologically advanced orthodontic system that makes straightening your teeth a lot more precise and more accurate compared to conventional orthodontic treatment. …

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Descubra los beneficios de SureSmile® Orthodontics
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Descubra los beneficios de SureSmile® Orthodontics

¿Qué es la tecnología de ortodoncia SureSmile®? Está pensando en ponerse frenos. Y, mientras que está muy emocionado (a) por tener una sonrisa hermosa, puede que esté nervioso (a) por tener que usar los frenos y alambres. Bueno, existe un nuevo sistema de ortodoncia de tecnología súper avanzada que hace que enderezar sus dientes sea …

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Rock Your #WhitlockOrthoTee And WIN BIG!
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Rock Your #WhitlockOrthoTee And WIN BIG!

Where Did Your Whitlock Tee Go?! While enjoying your favorite Summer activity or vacation, snap a selfie in your Whitlock tee for a chance to win some amazing prizes. Post it on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram for a chance to win! You can also upload it here: http://bit.ly/2rOTUX0 Don’t forget to use our hashtag: …

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Una sonrisa derecha es la mejor primera impresión
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Una sonrisa derecha es la mejor primera impresión

Todos conocemos el dicho “No juzgues un libro por su portada”, pero la realidad es que todos lo hacemos. Las primeras impresiones son importantes y su sonrisa dice mucho sobre usted. Es por eso que en Whitlock Orthodontics no solamente nos preocupamos por ayudar a nuestros adolescentes, sino que queremos ayudar a los adultos también. …

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