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Ask Dr. Boyd O. Whitlock: “I got my braces. Now what?”

We love when patients ask us that question! Now that you’re wearing braces, it’s just as important to maintain a good oral hygiene regimen as you did prior to your orthodontic treatment. Braces are known to trap food particles and make it difficult to brush or remove plaque, which is why Dr. Boyd O. Whitlock …

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At Whitlock Orthodontics, October means National Orthodontic Health Month!

Happy October! For those who don’t know, National Orthodontic Health Month. This month-long event is organized by our pals at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO. Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team realize this is a great opportunity for us and to raise awareness about the importance of oral hygiene. National Orthodontic Health Month …

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Thank you

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we wanted to stop for a moment to say how thankful we are to have you in our orthodontic family. We realize that our practice here in Springdale thrives because of great patients like you. We are the lucky ones because we not only help keep …

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Dr. Boyd Whitlock, encouraging you to read this summer!

Last week, Dr. Boyd Whitlock and team asked you, our fantastic patients, about your summer plans. With summer only weeks away, some of us at northwestern Arkansas’ Whitlock Orthodontics have been thinking increasingly about the importance of reading. Sure it’s easier to go play ball or kick back and watch television, but reading during the …

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SureSmile at work on CNN this week! From Dr. Whitlock

Our team at Whitlock Orthodontics have blogged about SureSmile treatment in the past, and today wanted to share with a clip of SureSmile being discussed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN this week! In the video, Dr. Gupta profiles Jessica Thompson, a teen from Maryland who wasn’t really all that tickled about getting regular, traditional …

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“Hey, Dr. Whitlock! What can you tell me about malocclusion?”

Malocclusion, or what northwestern Arkansas orthodontist Dr. Whitlock calls “bad bite,” is the improper alignment of teeth and/or jaws. When your teeth and jaws are not properly aligned, it may impact your bite, your gum tissue health, the ability to properly care for your teeth and, yes folks, even your appearance. Dr. Whitlock and our …

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Northwest Arkansas orthodontist Dr. Whitlock, reminding you to play it safe this spring

According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, children, high-school athletes and adults will have more than 5,000,000 teeth knocked out in sporting events this year. And for Dr. Boyd Whitlock, that’s simply not acceptable. You see, April happens to be National Facial Protection Month, and it’s a good time to remind our young athletes …

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