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What’s so bad about nail biting?

Is nail biting bad for you? Nail biting, also known as onychophagia, is one of the most common habits among various age groups, including children, teens and young adults. It is generally triggered by stress, excitement, boredom or inactivity. It can also be a learned behavior from family members. It

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Facts and Myths about clear aligners

I was told years ago my bite was too complicated for Invisalign. That might have been true then but nowadays Dr Broess can treat the most complicated bites with clear aligners. Even if you need extractions due to severe crowding. In difficult cases we can even do a hybrid treatment.

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How much are those clear aligners?

You had braces before and did not wear your retainers and one or a couple of teeth moved. You do not want to go back to braces and wonder what the cost would be for clear aligners. You are not alone. This is one of the most common reasons people

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When Should My Child See An Orthodontist

When Should My Child See An Orthodontist?

Did you know that kids don’t all start developing crooked teeth at the same time? Many kids don’t develop their first minor imperfections until their teenage years. If you notice your child clenching their teeth or Malocclusion (bad bite), they should visit an orthodontist in Johnston. If detected early, your

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Dentist showing to the female patient how to use mobile orthodontic appliance for dental correction. Close-up.

How Much are Clear Braces for Adults and Teens?

Many adults and teenagers want clear aligners to improve their smiles. If you are thinking about using clear aligners to straighten your teeth, you have probably considered the cost of treatment as well. The cost of clear aligners varies from person to person, this post will look at the cost

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Things to Expect at Your Orthodontist Appointment

Seeing an orthodontist might seem a little intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some things you can expect during a visit to your orthodontist’s office and some factors to consider before scheduling your appointment. First Visit: The Initial Consultation Your very first appointment at our office is

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