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  • Your First Visit to the Orthodontist

    If it is your first time to see our Boise orthodontist, you might be wary of what to expect.  More than likely you are coming to us because your dentist recommended braces or an orthodontic appliance.  You may also be visiting us to correct a bite problem or TMJ issue.  Regardless of the [...]

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    Steer clear of the Flu: Clean your Toothbrush

    There are a variety of ways we try and keep ourselves healthy when flu season hits.  We wash our hands, we up our Vitamin C intake, and we steer clear of friends and family who are showing symptoms of the flu.  However, did you know that you can have the flu for almost 48 hours before knowing[...]

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    Fantastic Oral Hygiene and your Braces

    It is quite easy to maintain a great oral hygiene routine with your braces when you practice a bit of patience a care.  Our Boise orthodontist understands that it may be frustrating to put extra effort into caring for your teeth with braces, but if you take care of your teeth now, we promise [...]

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    Common Orthodontia Treatments

    As your local orthodontist, Boise patients can feel confident their smiles are in great hands when needing common treatments such as braces.   Our convenient location offers Boise orthodontist patients in need of braces care or early intervention treatments great care nearby and an easy to reach [...]

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    Are you Ready for Braces?

    It is common to feel a bit anxious when you first visit our Boise orthodontist office.  After all, you’ve been told by your dentist that you would benefit from our services, but other than that, you’re not sure what to expect.  You may need an appliance like a retainer or braces.  Perhaps an [...]

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    TMD or TMJ Boise: An Orthodontist's Perspective

    It’s common knowledge that our Boise orthodontist is known for creating beautiful smiles.  However, we also correct bite issues.  Often, a bite that isn’t properly aligned is a cause for TMJ pain or TMD.  Our goal with any patient is to eliminate the cause of their pain by finding a suitable[...]

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    Invisalign: What to Expect

    There are many different ways available to get straighter teeth; metal braces, clear braces, In-Ovation, and Invisalign are just a few.  Today we’re going to take a look at what to expect with Invisalign and the treatment plan set forth by our Boise orthodontist and staff.  We receive a number [...]

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    The Advantages of Adult Braces

    We are a species of self-preservationists, always looking to improve.  From the newest options in technology, to finding simpler ways to accomplish a task, we are motivated to make changes, adopting and adapting along the way.  Ironically, the same approach does not always hold true for us when it[...]

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    Summer Treats and Braces

    During the summer months, roadside stands and carts at the farmer’s market are overflowing with natural, nutritious goodness.  Yet, if you wear braces, the fresh produce and crispy, crunch vegetables may not be as easy to eat as they once were.  Our Boise orthodontist staff loves this time of [...]

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    Are You Cleaning Your Retainer?

    For many, a retainer is the next step after braces.  The purpose of the retainer is to minimize teeth movement while the bone structure sets.  The most common mistake we see in our Boise orthodontist office is from patients who stop wearing their retainer prematurely.  Your teeth are no different[...]

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