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Candy, Costumes, and Cavities: A Guide to a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

Are you ready for the spine-tingling spookiness of Halloween? The costumes, the parties, and the haunted houses await. But lurking beneath the surface of this candy-coated holiday is a frightful menace – tooth decay! Yes, you heard it right, there’s nothing scarier than the thought of cavities creeping in like ghosts in the night. If you’re rocking braces,

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Smile Brighter this October: National Orthodontic Health Month!

October marks the start of cooler temperatures and Halloween festivities, but it also means it’s National Orthodontic Health Month! This month recognizes the impact that orthodontics has on patients’ lives, not just in terms of oral health but also in mental well-being. Straightening a crooked bite or fixing occlusion issues might seem like a small task, but it

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The Benefits of Getting Invisalign Treatment from an Orthodontist

Invisalign treatment has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more people seek out ways to improve their smile without the use of traditional metal braces. However, many people are still unsure about where to go for their Invisalign treatment. While there are alternative options available, the best and safest way to get Invisalign is through

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Maintaining Oral Health During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy is a time of great change in a woman’s body, and oral health is no exception. While it may not be the first thing on your mind, your dental health is critical for a healthy pregnancy for both you and your baby. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause chemical imbalances throughout your body, leading to changes in

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The Importance of Compliance During Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment requires dedication and patience, and one of the most important factors in a successful outcome is patient compliance. Whether you’re wearing Invisalign aligners, braces, retainers, or other appliances, how often and for how long you wear them can directly impact the length and success of your treatment. Learn about the vital aspect of compliance during orthodontic

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Innovations in Orthodontics for a Perfect Smile

Orthodontics is a constantly evolving field that sees advancements in technology and practices regularly. As a patient, it’s important to stay up to date on what’s new in orthodontics and how these changes can benefit you. Keep reading to learn more about these exciting advancements from Dr. Bob Vaught and Dr. Kate Vaught at Vaught Orthodontics.   Clear

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Father’s Day – Let’s Honor the Dads

Father’s Day is certainly not the oldest holiday in the World or even in America. Usually, Dads are celebrated by getting a day to do whatever they want…which most Dads believe to be a great idea. You will see Dads playing golf, fishing, bowling, working on their Model-T-Bucket hot rod or just plain napping in front of the

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Wisdom Teeth – A New Trending Topic On Social Media

Along with Lily Allen, Paris Hilton, and Emile Hirsch, Ariana Grande has become the most recent pop diva to share her personal dental experience on Instagram after removal of wisdom teeth. The caption read, “Peace out, final three wisdom teeth. It’s been real.” Who knows if “wisdom teeth removal” will continue to be a trending topic by celebrities

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July 4th – Independence Day Facts

As Independence Day, July 4th rapidly approaches, it’s clear we are already more than halfway into the year and more importantly … summer has arrived. Our team recently researched some fun facts about our nation’s favorite holiday to showcase why we love celebrating the day which hallmarks our nation’s independence. Did you know July 4th, or as it

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