Whitlock Orthodontics - Springdale & Fort Smith, AR

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 […]

Great Braces-Friendly Recipes from the American Association of Orthodontists

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You just got braces at Whitlock Orthodontics and Dr. Boyd Whitlock has informed you that during your orthodontic treatment you will want to avoid eating anything sticky, hard, crunchy, or chewy. What does this leave for you to eat? Lettuce? Nothing? Luckily, our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO, created a variety […]

A few helpful webisodes about orthodontics

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Dr. Boyd Whitlock and his team at Whitlock Orthodontics would like to point you to a few interesting webisodes about orthodontics, located on the YouTube page of the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO. There, they tend to post some very pertinent videos about orthodontic treatment, as well as state-of-the-art technology in orthodontia. These include […]

Breaking Bad Habits

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At Whitlock Orthodontics, we know good dental health requires only a few minutes a day. We thought we’d provide some practical advice on how to improve your or your child’s smile between your adjustment visits with Dr. Boyd Whitlock. Start by brushing your teeth twice a day. Proper brushing techniques are an essential part of […]

Kids Getting Braces at a Younger Age

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Dr. Boyd Whitlock will tell you that braces were originally considered to be best appropriate for teens. But these days, kids as old as seven are beginning their orthodontic treatment. Because preadolescent kids are typically not self-conscious, our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists suggest it could be a good idea to start early. […]

SureSmile Technology at Whitlock Orthodontics

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Does the thought of having braces bring you down? The team at Whitlock Orthodontics understands that one of the biggest concerns for orthodontic patients with braces is the length of their treatment. But you’re in luck, because Dr. Boyd Whitlock specializes in SureSmile, high-tech braces that are revolutionizing the orthodontic industry. SureSmile, which combines digital […]

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