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Orthodontics

Easy Ways to Care for Fixed Retainers

Keep Your Smile Straight and Healthy When you complete your orthodontic treatment you’re going to need a retainer. Do you know why? Your Spring orthodontist and pediatric dentist will show how well retainers work at holding teeth in place while sustaining movement in your gums, ligaments, and facial bones. Retainers “retain” your newly positioned teeth […]

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Orthodontics Prevention

3 Vital Tips for Retainer Maintenance

“Welcome to Retainer Care 101. Today’s discussion will be about retainers, how to care for them, remember to actually wear them, and not lose or damage them.”  As your Spring orthodontist, we’re going to be the first to tell you that it is extremely important to wear your retainer after your orthodontic treatment is complete. […]

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Invisalign Orthodontics

There’s a Science Behind Your Bite

Let’s Talk About Malocclusion We’re willing to bet it’s highly unlikely that you sit around and think about how your bite works. However, your Spring pediatric dentist and orthodontist will tell you that the way it all comes together to help you eat and speak every day is actually very interesting.  In medical or dental […]

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Invisalign Oral Health Orthodontics

Braces and the Movies

Safe Snacks to Eat While You Watch Your Favorite Flick It’s summer and we’re still sticking close to home these days. So, why not schedule a family movie night? It’s a great way to beat the heat and get caught up on some of Hollywood’s latest blockbuster movies. You can even watch new movies from […]

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Oral Health Orthodontics

Kids, Dental Health, and Orthodontics: Make the Connection

One of the questions we tend to hear most from our patients at our pediatric and orthodontic dental office in Spring is, “When should I bring my child for her/her first appointment?” It’s generally recommended by us and the American Dental Association that a child visit the pediatric dentist by his or her first birthday, […]

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Invisalign Orthodontics

How Does Invisalign Work?

Self-isolation has people thinking about drastic changes that they want to make to their health or their bodies in general once life gets back to normal. At our Spring dental office, we’ve noticed that we’re getting a lot of questions about Invisalign clear aligners – how they work, how long they take, and lots of other […]