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Learn the latest in Orthodontics trends, tips, tricks, and advice from Dr. D, a board certified orthodontist and clinical professor at the University of Maryland . Who better to educate and guide you on your journey to straight teeth?!

HALLOWEEN TIPS ON AVOIDING A STICKY SITUATION

HALLOWEEN TIPS ON AVOIDING A STICKY SITUATION

It is ironic, the month in which the most candy consumption is also National Orthodontics Health Month. For those that are in orthodontic treatment with braces, some of the most popular treats can be the biggest nightmare. Halloween is supposed to be super fun and it...

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A Smile is More Than Just Straight Teeth

A Smile is More Than Just Straight Teeth

A smile is more than just straight teeth. If you think about it, teeth are like gears on a wheel. Mother nature has configured a bite so that teeth are designed to fit together in a certain way to do a certain job. When teeth don’t fit together, they are not able to...

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Am I too old for orthodontics?

Am I too old for orthodontics?

By a show of hands, how many of you have not worn your retainers after you had braces as a teen. Ahem,… no need to be embarrassed. "Shift happens" not just because you did not wear a retainer. There are many reasons for why teeth can shift over time. In fact, as you...

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