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Why Retainers Are Important After Braces

The day you get your braces taken off is a big one! You finally get to eat all those treats that you’ve had to give up, and your smile is looking the best it’s ever been! However, you don’t want to get so caught up in the excitement that you forget that your treatment isn’t Read More

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Invisalign for All Ages

One of the things that we love here at Dillehay Orthodontics is how versatile our Invisalign aligners are. They are invisible, removable, and priced the same as regular braces. Not only that, but there are no limitations on what foods you can eat, and brushing and flossing are just as easy as they are without Read More

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Wisdom Teeth and Braces

There are many questions about how wisdom teeth affect your braces or other orthodontic treatment. Will they reverse all that work that braces did for you if you don’t remove them soon enough? Can you get them extracted while wearing braces or should you wait? What if they’re impacted; does that make a difference? Don’t Read More

Happy Mouth, Healthy Body

There are plenty of reasons to take good care of your mouth that go beyond a bright, white smile. Good oral hygiene can actually impact your overall health! Studies have shown there are a number of different ways in which our oral health can impact our bodies, everything from reducing inflammation to keeping our memory Read More

8 Braces-Friendly Summer Treats

People often talk about all the things you can’t eat when you’ve got braces on your teeth. If you’ve got braces yourself–or you’re thinking about getting them–the list of things you can’t have might seem huge, but don’t get discouraged. There are tons of tasty treats that’ll have you wondering why you ever ate popcorn Read More

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7 Reasons Why Invisalign is Great for Teens

7 Reasons Why Invisalign is Great for Teens by Dillehay Orthodontics Teens have a lot on their plates nowadays, from school projects, participating in sports or music activities and summer vacations with friends and family.  Having to deal with braces in the process can sometimes be too stressful to an already busy schedule.  The advancement Read More

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The Ins And Outs Of Two-Phase Treatment

When your child visits Dillehay Orthodontics for the first time, you may hear the term “two-phase treatment” once their evaluation has been completed. It can sound pretty intimidating if you don’t know what it means! Essentially, Two-phase orthodontic treatment is a specialized process that encompasses tooth straightening and physical, facial changes. The major advantage of Read More

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5 Common Orthodontic Myths: BUSTED

Everybody loves the opportunity to bust a persistent myth (hence shows like Mythbusters racking up an impressive 19 seasons over the years!) In the world of orthodontics, we come across our fair share of myths related to everything from braces to overbites and back again. At Dillehay Orthodontics, our patients are generally well-informed and come Read More

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5 Common Orthodontic Issues

Here at Dillehay Orthodontics, we generally like to talk about all the things we can fix rather than focusing on the things that need fixing in the first place! But understanding what kind of dental issues would benefit from orthodontic treatment is important information to have. If you find that you or your child are Read More

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