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Brushing, Flossing to Maintain Good Hygiene

Brushing  Utilize a toothbrush with delicate swarms and a little segment of fluoride toothpaste. When you brush your teeth, move the brush in little, round movements to achieve nourishment particles that might be under your gum line. Hold the toothbrush at a point and brush gradually and deliberately, covering all zones between teeth, amongst supports and the surface of every tooth. It will take you a few minutes to altogether brush your teeth. Look over the lower teeth, down on [...]


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Top Three Questions Parents Ask About Orthodontics

When a parent brings a child to see our team, they are often full of questions that range from how to prevent cavities with nutrition to the cost and process of getting braces. Truman Orthodontics is committed to making every visit a positive experience and we always do our best to answer every question you may have. We’ve compiled the top questions and answers about childhood orthodontic treatment here in one place for your convenience. We recognize these common Q&As [...]


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“But Mom my Teeth are Fine” Why Visit an Orthodontist – Even When You Don’t Have Dental Problems

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 [...]


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Retainers

WEAR Wear your retainers 24/7 for the primary year and after that you can go to daily wear for whatever length of time that you need to keep your teeth straight. The main exemptions are when eating or cleaning them. While evacuating retainers, close your lips together to keep spit from leaving your mouth. Try not to flip or control them with your tongue as this can build the danger of harming the retainers or influencing their fit. CLEANING To keep your [...]


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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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3 Way To Maximize Your Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontics is a big investment both in terms of time and money. Whether you are wearing braces currently, or you will begin orthodontic treatment soon, it’s important that you get the most out of your investment. Our Las Vegas and Summerlin, NV orthodontist, Dr. Mark Truman and his team want all our patients to get the best, most efficient treatment experience possible. With 2014 quickly coming to an end, many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions to create some [...]


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