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We’re in your network!

The University of Arkansas has recently extended their benefits package to include dental coverage for employees! If you’ve recently enrolled in the UofArk dental program, we want you to know that we’re in network! We happily accept coverage from your provider! Take advantage! Make sure to give us a call and set up an appointment with our …

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Invisalign vs Traditional Braces: Which Option is Best?
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Invisalign vs Traditional Braces: Which Option is Best?

In today’s society of selfies, social media, and Snapchat, adults and teens care more than ever about beautiful, straight teeth. Historically, traditional braces were the only option to achieve straight teeth. In fact, traditional braces have been around for about 60 years. But in recent years, Invisalign hit the market – offering a new, almost …

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We #ChooseKind with Wonder and The Children’s Safety Center
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We #ChooseKind with Wonder and The Children’s Safety Center

We’re so excited to announce that our patient appreciation event this month will be a private screening of Wonder on November 22nd! Not only are we inviting all our friends and family to join us in watching this important movie, but we’re also supporting The Children’s Safety Center of Washington County. Their mission is to …

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El camino hacia la sonrisa de su adolescente lista para las selfies
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El camino hacia la sonrisa de su adolescente lista para las selfies

¿Recuerda cuando su hijo era pequeño y usted decía “¡Digan whisky!” antes de tomar una foto? Tantas sonrisas chistosas. Ahora que su hijo es un adolescente, ¿sigue sonriendo para las fotos? ¿Pone una sonrisa grande que muestra sus dientes? Todos los padres quieren que sus adolescentes sean felices, tengan confianza y se sientan bien consigo …

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The Road to a Selfie-Ready Smile for Your Teen
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The Road to a Selfie-Ready Smile for Your Teen

Remember when your kid was little and you’d yell “Say cheese!” before snapping a photo? All those goofy smiles. As your child has grown into a teen, does he still smile for photos? A big, real smile showing his teeth? All parents want their teenagers to be happy, confident and feel good about themselves. The …

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5 Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen®

Many parents know about Invisalign®, the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces. But I’m often asked for more information about Invisalign® Teen. In short, rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® Teen uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth, a result of precise images I …

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5 Cosas Que Los Padres Deben Saber Sobre Invisalign Teen®
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5 Cosas Que Los Padres Deben Saber Sobre Invisalign Teen®

Muchos padres conocen Invisalign®, la manera virtual de enderezar de forma invisible los dientes, sin la utilización de frenos metálicos. Pero, a menudo, me piden más información sobre Invisalign® Teen. En pocas palabras, en lugar de utilizar frenos y alambres, Invisalign® Teen usa una serie de alineadores invisibles y removibles que están hechos a la …

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Proteja a Su Hijo De Pasar Una Mala Noche
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Proteja a Su Hijo De Pasar Una Mala Noche

¿Su hijo parece estar cansado durante el día? ¿Su hijo ronca o se despierta sin aliento a mitad de la noche? Podría tener apnea obstructiva del sueño (AOS)- una condición crítica en la que la respiración se detiene periódicamente durante el sueño debido a que el tejido suave se relaja y obstruye las vías respiratorias. …

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Protect Your Kid From a Bad Night’s Sleep
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Protect Your Kid From a Bad Night’s Sleep

Does your child seem drowsy during the day? Does he or she snore or wake up breathless in the middle of the night? They could have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) – a chronic condition where breathing stops periodically during sleep because soft tissue is relaxing and obstructing the airway. These periodic stops can happen as …

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Porque la ortodoncia en los jóvenes no se trata solamente de una bonita sonrisa
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Porque la ortodoncia en los jóvenes no se trata solamente de una bonita sonrisa

Todos los padres quieren que sus hijos sean capaces de sonreír con confianza pero, para muchos, ésa no es la única razón para investigar sobre la ortodoncia temprana. Mientras que la edad promedio para hacerse un tratamiento de ortodoncia es a los 12 años, en Whitlock Orthodontics tenemos la misión de enfocarnos en niños de …

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For Young Kids Orthodontics Isn’t Just About A Pretty Smile
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For Young Kids Orthodontics Isn’t Just About A Pretty Smile

Every parent wants their child to be able to smile with confidence but for many that’s not the only reason to investigate orthodontics at an early age. While the average age for orthodontic treatment is 12 years old, we at Whitlock Orthodontics have a mission to focus on children 7 and up. We’ll even do …

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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month
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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

THE CDC REPORTS that 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health …

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How We Celebrate The Holidays
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How We Celebrate The Holidays

MANY PEOPLE SAY the holidays are their favorite time of the year! We all know celebrating traditions that bind friends and family together is truly what makes the holidays special. This year, we want to share with you some of our favorite holiday traditions. Our Team’s Favorite Holiday Traditions: Dr W: We have several that …

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Guarding Your Child Against Playground Tooth Injuries
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Guarding Your Child Against Playground Tooth Injuries

DID YOU KNOW that about 50 percent of kids experience some type of tooth injury during childhood? Most parents are prepared to treat minor cuts, scrapes and bruises, but it is also important to know how to prevent and treat tooth injuries. As fun as it is, the playground happens to be a hotspot for …

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Whitlock Ortho Patient Appreciation Movie Day!!!
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Whitlock Ortho Patient Appreciation Movie Day!!!

We are excited to announce this years Whitlock Ortho Patient Appreciation Movie Day will be on Wednesday, November 25th, at 9:30am at Malco Razorback Theater in Fayetteville. We want to invite you and your friends to join us for a complimentary and EXCLUSIVE Premier of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Please contact our office by Nov 6th …

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Get Paid For An “A” Grade
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Get Paid For An “A” Grade

BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON IS IN FULL SWING! And with the ringing of the school bells comes new friends, new classes, and new opportunities to learn. We know how much you care about your student’s education, so we want to help give them a little extra motivation to do well on that first big test! …

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Our Team Is Ready For Back-To-School Season… Are You?
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Our Team Is Ready For Back-To-School Season… Are You?

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN! School is starting back up. All of us are going through our back-to-school shopping lists and gearing up our kids for the upcoming school year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwcYbo7pjto?rel=0 Our Team Shares Their Back-To-School Memories… In honor of the season, we asked our team to share some back-to-school memories with all of you. We …

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Feeling Confident at Your Orthodontic Consultation
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Feeling Confident at Your Orthodontic Consultation

How You Can Start Preparing Now When you first start thinking about going to the orthodontist, it is normal to feel apprehensive. What will your orthodontic experience bring? Whether you have been advised by a dentist or chosen to seek out orthodontic care from Dr. Boyd Whitlock on your own, there are a few things …

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Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you
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Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you

One exciting part about wearing braces from Whitlock Orthodontics is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place. These rubber bands may be individual or connected, depending on your mouth’s needs. From Dr. Boyd Whitlock, you have the option …

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Who benefits from Invisalign®?
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Who benefits from Invisalign®?

One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is “almost everyone.” The see-through, almost invisible aligners for straightening teeth are specifically molded to fit each individual’s mouth. Unlike conventional braces, they can be removed when eating and when cleaning the teeth. Because they use …

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