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A Question of Missing Teeth…

Missing permanent teeth or premature loss of baby teeth is one reason why the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends an orthodontic consultation for children beginning at age 7. The upper lateral incisors, second premolars and third molars (wisdom teeth) are the teeth most likely to fail to develop or erupt. Heredity is considered a…
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Operation Fresh Start

  Please help us collect small shampoo & conditioner bottles and bars of soap (hotel and trial size) for Operation Fresh Start. Our patient, Christine will collect and deliver to the Star of Hope Shelter. You will earn 1 Point for each item brought in up to a maximum payout of 5 Points. You may…
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How Effective Is a WaterPik When Wearing Braces?

Good dental care with routine maintenance can be costly, especially if you don’t have dental insurance. The American Dental Association (ADA) and Dr. Todd Hughes at Dr. Todd Hughes Orthodontics recommend you see your dentist twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. If you take good care of your teeth on a regular basis…
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Congratulations to Victor and our Yessie! They will be MR. and MRS. on  Saturday, April 21st!
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Thumbs Down on Thumb Sucking…

Children are born with a natural sucking reflex that often evolves into a comfort behavior. It is not at all unusual for an infant or child to find a thumb or finger to calm them when tired or upset as a coping mechanism. Ultrasound scans have revealed that thumb sucking can start before birth, as…
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MOTHER’S DAY SPA PACKAGE DRAWING Enter Your Mom in our “Queen for the Day” Contest. Show Your Mom just how much you love her and appreciate all she’s done for you and your family. Ways to Enter: 1. Post your Moms name on our Facebook wall 2.Email your Moms name to: 3. Stop by…
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