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Farming & Orthodontics

We can thank farming for the need for orthodontics, according to the article I read on Science Daily at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150204144653.htm It seems about 12,000 years or so ago when our ancestors drifted away from being hunter gatherers to being farmers … Continue reading

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Pinko Commie Teeth

Today I get to be the dental patient. My lower teeth are a little bit crowded, and as we mature our teeth tend to shift forward, so my crowding wasn’t getting better; it was getting worse. You can see in … Continue reading

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Sunken Chest

Have you ever seen someone with a sunken chest? I remember a kid back in high school that had one. Dr. Urban’s late brother had this condition as well. Apparently it’s pretty common especially in boys. This was a topic … Continue reading

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Hidden Benefits

My aunt recently got, “invisible braces”. These are braces that are essentially clear trays that you wear for two weeks then move on to the next clear tray. They are not 100% invisible, but they are indeed far less noticeable … Continue reading

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Corn, Cars, and Floss

The moral of the story is: Floss isn’t just for dental health, nor should it be kept solely in the bathroom. If you get a bit of sinewy steak, corn on the cob, or maybe a popcorn kernel stuck between your teeth, you might have to end a fun evening early, unless you have floss in the car.
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