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20 things that can ruin your smile

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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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How do you accommodate a child with special needs?

Patients with special needs, conditions and disabilities deserve a team of professionals who are experienced and willing to work with them to create a comfortable, relaxing environment. We warmly embrace special needs patients in our office, and as a result, have enjoyed their unique talents and gifts. Some of our most amazing and compliant patients …

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Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?

Most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And if you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but are apprehensive about doing so with traditional orthodontic treatment, Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics want you to know there is another option – Invisalign®! Invisalign, recently featured the NBC’s Today Show, is …

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