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Make Every Day Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it […]

Keep us updated and stay connected with us online!

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Have you recently moved, changed your phone number, orchanged any of your information that we use to best serve you? If so, be sure to inform us of your changes! Also, did you know that we have a vibrant social mediapresence? Have you had a chance to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube? […]

The Intriguing History of Halloween

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Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Boyd Whitlock wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the “old days” it wasn’t even called Halloween! Festival of […]

What’s the advantage to Invisalign?

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Invisalign, which we happily provide at Whitlock Orthodontics, is a great alternative to traditional orthodontic treatment if you’ve been apprehensive about the thought of metal braces. During your initial visit, the first thing we do is take an impression of your teeth as they are now and digitize it. Using special software, we look at […]

Why is flossing so important when I have braces?

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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 […]

Permanent or Removable Retainers: Which is Right for You?

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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, […]

What’s on your fall reading list?

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How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics encourage you to warm up your mind this fall season with a few great books. Sure it may be easy to put off […]

How do you accommodate a child with special needs?

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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 […]

Smile with Invisalign Teen®

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There’s good news for teenagers at Whitlock Orthodontics! We are proud to offer Invisalign Teen, a popular choice for straightening teeth without traditional wires and brackets. Much like Invisalign® for adults, Invisalign Teen is an alternative to metal braces and is undetectable when worn. Invisalign Teen aligners move teeth at a pace that is faster […]

Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?

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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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