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A Quick Guide To Retainer Maintenance

THE DAY YOUR BRACES come off will arrive sooner than you think, but your orthodontic treatment won’t quite be over yet. In order to keep the straight smile you and Dr Rodriguez are working so hard for, you’ll need to wear your retainers. Retainers are different from braces in many ways, including how to take care

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A Quick Guide To Retainer Maintenance

THE DAY YOUR BRACES come off will arrive sooner than you think, but your orthodontic treatment won’t quite be over yet. In order to keep the straight smile you and Dr Rodriguez are working so hard for, you’ll need to wear your retainers. Retainers are different from braces in many ways, including how to take care

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Orthodontic Treatment: One Phase Or Two?

AS A CULTURE, we tend to think of braces as a teenage experience, so it can be surprising to learn that the Australian Society of Orthodontist (ASO) recommends that children have an initial orthodontic consultation by age seven. If a child is starting to develop complicated orthodontic problems, this early checkup allows the orthodontist to head

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4 Animals With Unusual Teeth

ANIMALS MIGHT NOT BE as concerned with maintaining their oral health and hygiene as we are, but that doesn’t stop some of them from having very interesting teeth! Like our teeth are adapted to an omnivorous diet, animal teeth are adapted to the foods they eat. In some cases, the results can get pretty strange. Today,

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Common Friday 13th Superstitions

Today is Friday the 13th! Did you know Friday the 13th is the most feared day in the world? It’s estimated that 17-20 million people actually fear this day and have tons of superstitions about it. Whether you believe it’s unlucky or not, it is still fun to give into they hype and play along

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The Anatomy Of A Tooth

TEETH ARE A LOT more complicated than they might seem from the outside, which is why we’re using this post to provide a brief dental anatomy lesson. Now let’s dive right into the structure of a tooth! The easiest way to do this will be to divide that anatomy into two main categories: the crown and

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Why Choose A Specialist Orthodontist?

YOU DESERVE A SMILE that reflects your best possible you, which is why you deserve an orthodontist who is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO), like Dr Rosario Rodriguez. It takes three additional years of specialized study beyond dental school to become an orthodontist. Those extra years are what make us experts in straightening teeth and

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The Big Scoop On Tooth Sensitivity

DO YOU GET a painful jolt through your teeth every time you try to enjoy a bite of ice cream or a sip of fresh coffee? If you do, then you’re familiar with the woes of tooth sensitivity, and you’re not alone. More than half of adults between the ages of 20 and 50 experience some degree of

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Making Malocclusion Bite The Dust

A MALOCCLUSION OCCURS when the upper and lower teeth don’t fit together properly, which can lead to a variety of problems. These bad bites can impact our speech, our digestion (by making it difficult to chew our food), contribute to TMJ syndrome, and even put our teeth in danger of breaking. Causes Of Malocclusions Malocclusions are

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It’s Time For Our Great Gift Giveaway!

THE HOLIDAY SEASON is in full swing and this year we’re celebrating with The Great Gift Giveaway! You’ve helped make our practice merry and bright each and every day, so we want to take this opportunity to thank you by giving back! During your next visit, not only will you get to take a fun

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