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Jan 19, 2012 12:31 PM

Which Retainer Is Right For You?

From Star Orthodontics Orthodontic retainers are custom-made appliances, made usually of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after orthodontic treatment while assisting with the adjustment of the surrounding gums and changes in the bone. There are three different options for retainers and it's important to discuss... Read Story

Jan 19, 2012 12:11 PM

Don't Forget To Floss

From Star Orthodontics Why should you floss your teeth every day? Brushing alone only cleans 65% of the surfaces where harmful bacteria grows. The other 35% can only be cleaned by flossing! 1. Avoid cavities - bacteria in your mouth consumes the left over food particles &... Read Story

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Jul 29, 2014 4:44 PM

Do You Still Need an Annual Doctor's Visit?

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Over-the-Counter Flonase Allergy Relief Approved

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FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin Drug Afrezza

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