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Advances in Braces

If you’re old enough to remember the silvery metal “train tracks” of braces when you were a kid, you’ll be happy to know that we’ve come a long way over the years. Today’s modern braces are more comfortable and less bulky than they’ve ever been. Advances in the cosmetic appeal of Dentistry appliances have allowed even “invisible” braces to straighten your teeth. Let’s look at how braces have improved from the old days of “metal mouth” to today’s more appealing options. From [...]


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8 things you need to know before getting braces

Making the step towards braces can be a little scary. You’re worried about the cost or if they might hurt. If the braces are for a teenager, you might be worried that they’re not responsible enough to take care of them. We’ve found the right information can make all the difference. We’ve compiled eight pieces of information that will help inform and prepare you for this big step. Braces R Us – Healthy Smiles are Right Around the Corner It’s not just [...]


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Best toothbrushes for Braces

If you have traditional or ceramic braces, we know keeping your teeth clean can be a challenge. The cool thing about braces is once your teeth are straightened they become much easier to clean. With Straight teeth you won’t have to force the floss between your teeth, and it will be easier to remove plaque. But in the meantime, you must work hard to make sure each wire is clean, along with the teeth and gums underneath. That’s why we’re [...]


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What are different types of braces?

Like dentistry itself, braces have come a long way. We’ve seen improvements even in the past decade that have made the process of realigning your teeth more comfortable and less invasive than they’ve ever been before. In fact, the days of having “metal head” can be completely eliminated with the latest braces that are virtually invisible. If you’ve always wanted to straighten your crooked smile, but didn’t like the look of braces, you’ll be glad to know you have plenty [...]


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Dental Health for Teenagers

Have you talked to your teenager about their teeth lately? We know it might be a struggle to get your teenager to listen to you sometimes but we also know how importantit is to them to look good is at that age. That’s why it’s important to check in with your growing teenager about their oral health. Studies tell us it’s a crucial time for dental hygiene; the CDC says dental decay really takes hold during the ages of five and 17. We’ve [...]


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2011 Cancer Walk Las Vegas

Jody, Kris, Ryan, DeeLynn, Jennifer, Michelle Campbell, Allen Thank you to all of our friends, family, patients and staff, as well as a big thanks to the dentists, doctors and staff at other offices who supported Truman’s Angels in “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” on October 1, 2011. We appreciate your support in helping stomp out breast cancer. Yours Truly, Dr. Mark Truman Truman Orthodontics


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National Orthodontic Health Month

October is National Orthodontic Health Month! Sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), this event is a month-long celebration of orthodontics. It is designed to bring awareness of the positive impact that orthodontic care can have on both long-term dental health and self-esteem. Throughout this month orthodontists, dentists, and other health professionals will be spreading the word about orthodontics and reminding everyone how important a straight smile is for your health!At Truman Orthodontics, Dr. Truman and our friendly [...]


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Back To School With Braces

Now that summer is fading away, it’s that time of the year once again when parents and their kids are starting to prepare for the start of the new school year. Las Vegas orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman and his staff want to offer some advice for making your return to school with braces a pleasant and fun experience. Here are some tips to help you care for your braces while back at school. Remember to Eat Only Braces-Friendly Food When you [...]


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Braces-Friendly Summer Snacks

With summer just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking of all the yummy braces-friendly snacks you can make this summer! Dr. Truman cares about the well-being of your teeth and wants you to know you can still enjoy tasty foods even after getting your braces on! We’ve gathered three delicious and easy recipes that are soft enough to eat with your braces and taste good too! These tasty treats are sure to spice up your summer! Homemade [...]


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The Truman Orthodontics Selfie Challenge!!

Want To Win A Pizza Party For You & 9 Friends At Gravedy?! This month we are running a Facebook selfie challenge! In this contest, we are asking our patients to post a selfie to our Facebook page, share it with their friends, and gain likes. The photo that has the most likes by July 15th will WIN A PIZZA PARTY AT GRAVADY with 9 of their friends!! To post your selfie, here are the instructions: 1. Take a selfie in front [...]


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