Teeth & Tongue Piercing

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19 Jan 2015
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Ok, so you (or your child) are thinking about getting your tongue pierced. Working in the dental field for aPhoenix orthodontist, it’s not a new concept. So in the interest of our followers, I decided to do a little research…

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Retainer (S) – How Long Do I Have To Wear It ?

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19 Jan 2015
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Ahh yes, the million dollar question. Our Phoenix orthodontist (and staff) will quickly respond: “Only as long as you want your teeth to stay straight!” I can personally attest to this unfortunate truth. Back in the “dark ages,” when I…

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Braces & Mouthguards

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19 Jan 2015
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Posted by admin On August 22nd, 2012 Posted in Braces Ok, so you’re in braces and you want to play sports. Not a problem! Go have fun, enjoy, but be careful to protect your teeth and lips by wearing a mouthguard….

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Orthodontics For My Dog?!

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19 Jan 2015
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Ok, for some of us, our pets are members of our family. . . but really, would we get orthodontics for them?! Since I work for a Phoenix orthodontist, I’m “in the biz” and this sparked my interest. My first…

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Flossing And Braces

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19 Jan 2015
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Okay, the braces have been put on and now the assistant is going over how to take care of your new “hardware.” Yeah, the brushing seems straight forward enough . . . but the flossing?! Yes it can be done,…

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DO LINGUAL BRACES MAKE YOU TALK FUNNY?

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19 Jan 2015
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So your first question is . . . what are lingual braces? Lingual braces are the ones that are glued to the inside of your teeth (or the side of you teeth next to your tongue). Some of you will…

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Invisalign Dentist In Phoenix

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19 Jan 2015
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Have you ever wanted to have straighter teeth and a more attractive smile? Maybe you have given up on this goal not wanting to have the pain and unsightly brackets and wires of traditional braces. You can now take advantage…

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Do Crooked Teeth Really Matter?

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19 Jan 2015
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Sometimes we get patients in for a set of Phoenix braces, saying that they don’t care if their teeth are crooked. Since many of those patients are under the age of 18 they are accompanied by a parent. When their…

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Eating With Braces

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19 Jan 2015
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Celebrate! The Phoenix braces have been put on and you’re on your way to straightening out those teeth that have always bothered you. Dinner is only a couple of hours away–what can you eat? In reality, pretty much anything you’d…

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Christmas Adopt-A-Family – 2012

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19 Jan 2015
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Greetings All!  Well, the holidays have sped by in record breaking time and I’m assuming we’ve all settled back into our daily routines. Before embarking on new subjects for 2013 to comment or “blog” on, in conjunction in regards to…

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