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Comfort Tips For Your Palatal Expander

Posted on July 13th, 2021 by Dr. David J. Griffin

While a palatal expander is necessary and effective for a variety of oral issues such as overcrowding, the need for maxillary expansion, to widen the upper jaw, and to correct impacted teeth, we understand that it may not always be the most comfortable experience. However, there are ways you can relieve palate expander pain and […]

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How The iTero Scanner Works

Posted on June 29th, 2021 by Dr. David J. Griffin

iTero, or intraoral, scanners have come a long way since they were first introduced. In today’s orthodontics, they are able to replace previously used sticky, sometimes inaccurate mold impressions. For many reasons that will be further discussed, the iTero scanners have completely changed the game when it comes to Invisalign and getting a straighter smile. […]

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Giving Back

Posted on January 12th, 2021 by Dr. David J. Griffin

In these pandemic times, people are struggling in unfortunate and unforeseeable ways. This holiday season is a great time to donate, even a few extra dollars that you may have, to help people get a warm place to sleep and hot food to eat. Here are some of our favorite local organizations that you may […]

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How Often Do You See an Orthodontist with Invisalign?

Posted on December 29th, 2020 by Dr. David J. Griffin

Invisalign® clear aligners deliver the stunning smile you’ve always wanted without the hassles of traditional braces. During the treatment process, Invisalign® patients visit their orthodontist once every six weeks on average. These regular but infrequent office visits ensure your treatment is progressing as planned and allow you to pick up your next set of aligners. […]

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrush

Posted on October 1st, 2020 by Dr. David J. Griffin

Why is it important to brush your teeth? Brushing your teeth is an essential part of your dental care routine, and so is flossing. Brushing your teeth helps prevent tooth decay, bad breath, prevent gum disease and removes the plaque on your teeth. The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice a […]

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