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One Phase Or Two?

We tend to think of braces as a teenage experience, so it can be surprising to learn that the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends that children have an initial orthodontic consultation by age seven. There are certain types of orthodontic problems...

Braces Tips

Once you make the decision to get braces, there are certain responsibilities that come along with them. Regular brushing, flossing and eating a proper diet are just a few of the ways to maintain braces. Sometimes, even with the best care, wires can poke the inside of...

Make Brushing Enjoyable for Kids

Though it can seem like a boring task, brushing can be made to be fun. The first thing you should do is be the kind of brusher you want your child to be. You can explain to your child why you brush your teeth twice a day and how important it is to practice good...

Do You Need to See Your Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment?

The answer is “YES”! Patients may assume they don’t need to see their general dentist during orthodontic treatment, since they see Dr. Hassey for orthodontic check-ups regularly, but everyone should visit their dentist for a routine cleaning every six months. It is...

What does NASA have to do with your braces?

When you think of NASA, you probably imagine spaceships and moon walking — but did you know that NASA technology is also used in orthodontics? NASA invented the wires that are used in your treatment. The wiring used for braces contains a certain amount of nickel...

Traveling Hassey 2019

Pick up (or download) a Traveling Hassey. Cut, color and decorate him. It doesn't matter if you go near or far this summer, take a picture with your Hassey! Email your picture to caminorealortho@gmail.com. We will upload your Traveling Hassey submission on to our...

Three tips to a better smile!

If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, you are probably much more excited about the end result, than actually going through treatment. Patient compliance is one of the most important factors in determining the success—and speediness—of treatment. In fact, most of...

Make the investment of a lifetime

You invest time and money in straightening your smile with orthodontic treatments. When your braces finally come off, the last thing you want to see are pesky stains and white spots. The good news is there are several ways to reduce the chances of having stains left...

Braces aren’t just for straightening teeth

While many think braces are just for straightening teeth, you may be surprised to learn that orthodontics can help correct your child’s bite before their adult teeth even come in! Seven is the perfect age for an orthodontic visit! The American Association of...

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