Whitlock Orthodontics - Springdale & Fort Smith, AR

April marks National Facial Protection Month

With spring here, many children, teens and adults will once again pick up the ball, bring the bat out of seasonal retirement, and lace up their cleats to hit the fields for the return of spring sports! April, which is only a few days away, is National Facial Protection Month, and during this time, we […]

Can you believe that it is already spring?!

Wouldn’t you believe it, it’s already springtime! The spring months, however, bring an increase in outdoor activities and a greater chance of kids damaging their precious mouths and pearly whites. If you play sports, it’s important that you take some special precautions, such as wearing a mouth guard. A protective mouth guard is advised for […]

Dont forget your mouth guard for this fall’s sports season!

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At our office we know how important it is to protect your face while playing sports. Fall brings an increase in outdoor activities and a greater chance of damaging your precious mouth and pearly whites. Our team also knows sports-related injuries are common among children. It’s been found that 70 percent of parents said their […]

Are you wearing your mouth guard?

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With fall sports close to wrapping up and winter sports right around the corner, many patients here at Whitlock Orthodontics will once again pick up the ball, bring the cleats out of seasonal retirement and hit the fields for the return of sports action! During this time, however, Dr. Whitlock and our team urge our […]

5 tips to avoid plaque, from Whitlock Orthodontics

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At Whitlock Orthodontics, we know nobody likes getting plaque on their teeth. Here are five other ways you can avoid that dreaded enemy of the teeth during orthodontic treatment, courtesy of WebMD. Let’s start with brushing regularly.. Brushing your teeth twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste is vital to a healthy mouth. Make sure […]

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