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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?!

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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Why is (This) Summer a Great Time to Get Braces?

Why is (This) Summer a Great Time to Get Braces?

With a face mask, your braces are truly invisible! Yass, summer is here! Popsicles, slip’n slides, children’s laughter, and warm sunny weather. You are counting down those laaaaast days of school and looking forward to no more early bus rides, no more homework, no...

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What Colors Do Braces Come In?

What Colors Do Braces Come In?

What Colors Do Braces Come In? Braces come in over 80 different colors, including black, white, red, blue, green, and purple, as well as more exotic colors such as glow in the dark, metallic gold, and tooth-colored. You can mix and match these colors and change them...

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