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How to Respond to an Orthodontic Emergency During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 13, 2020

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teenage girl brunette having braces placed by orthodontist

With the current COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the nation, and has hit the state of New York hard, the American Dental Association (ADA) and New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) have set some protective guidelines for your local orthodontist to follow, which limits the types of treatments that can be provided. However, there is still help available if you suffer from an orthodontic emergency. As you continue reading, you’ll learn what types of trauma require immediate treatment and the COVID-19 warning signs to be on the lookout for.


The Surprising Importance of Straight Teeth for Children

February 15, 2020

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and to celebrate, you should learn about something that doesn’t get talked about nearly enough—straight teeth for children. By seeing your orthodontist in Huntington, you’ll not only be helping your kids smile with beauty, but you’ll be improving their oral health, confidence, and other factors that lead to a better life. Keep reading to learn about the impact that orthodontics can have on the overall health of your loved ones.


Will You Have to Wear a Retainer After Braces?

September 6, 2019

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The time has almost come to get your braces taken off by your orthodontist. Finally! You’ve been wearing them for what feels like decades now. You’re excited to see your straight smile, and you want to keep it that way for as long as possible. Most of the time, the best way to do that is to wear a retainer. Let’s learn a little more about retainers, and whether you’ll have to wear one after your treatment.