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  • When Your Permanent Retainer—Isn’t
    Even though it’s called a “permanent retainer,” your fixed retainer isn’t necessarily meant to last a lifetime. But with care, it should last just as long as you need it, Read more
  • How NOT to Forget Your Retainer
    The alarm sounds in the morning, you wake up and realize "I forgot to wear my retainer!" If this only happened once, don't panic. Missing one night with a retainer is Read more
  • Which Retainer is Right for You?
    Brackets and wires, clear aligners, lingual braces, regular brackets, self-ligating braces, elastics, spacers—you and your orthodontist have had to narrow down a lot of choices to discover the best treatment Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • Double Duty
    If you play a contact sport, you know about mouthguards. You know about the cushioning protection they provide for your teeth. And not just your teeth—mouthguards also help protect your Read more
  • Can You Chew Gum and Wear Braces?
    Well, of course you can chew gum and wear braces. But, should you chew gum and wear braces? That can be a sticky question. For many years, the answer was a Read more
  • The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment at a Young Age
    When you think of orthodontic treatment, you may automatically assume that it only relates to older children and teens with alignment and spacing issues. But this isn’t the case: Orthodontic Read more
  • What are the benefits of early orthodontic treatment?
    Orthodontic treatment should begin earlier than most parents are apt to assume. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, orthodontic treatment should start at around seven years of age. the doctor Read more
  • Make this the Year You Stop Smoking
    It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read more
  • Smile, the New Year is Almost Here!
    We’ve been celebrating the new year for a really, really long time. It goes way back, but it started formally in 1582, when Pope George XIII made January 1st the Read more
  • Spacing Out
    One of the most common reasons for getting braces is because there’s just not enough room for all your teeth to fit next to each other evenly. The result is Read more
  • Can I use mouthwash instead of flossing?
    While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes Read more
  • Some Bite Problems May Require the Help of Other Tools in Conjunction With Braces
    If you're into social media, you might have run across the idea that there's nothing to straightening your teeth. According to some SM influencers, you can even do it Read more
  • Celebrate the Season with Braces-Friendly Treats
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the holidays around the corner, and visions of sugarplums and other tasty desserts dancing in everyone’s head. Except, this year you have Read more
  • Considerations When Picking the Right Mouthwash
    A solid oral health routine begins with daily brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Without a consistent oral health regimen, you may begin to experience tooth decay and bacterial infections. Few patients Read more
  • A Retainer Helps You Keep Your New Smile After Braces
    Moving your teeth to a more functional and attractive alignment is a big undertaking. You can invest months — even years — and a lot of expense to correct Read more

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De Pere, WI 54115

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