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Orthodontist visit at what age?!

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by bevanheaton

A Child’s First Orthodontist Visit When Should a Child First See an Orthodontist? Orthodontics can play a major role in young children’s appearance and health. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that an orthodontist examine a child’s teeth by the time they are 7 years old.  This is even while baby teeth are still […]

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Does whitening toothpaste work?

Posted on August 29th, 2017 by bevanheaton

Most of you have probably seen the numerous whitening toothpaste products on the shelves at the local grocery store.  Some of you may even be using one of them.  I often get the question, “Does whitening toothpaste really even work?” Whitening toothpaste can appear to whiten teeth slightly by removing surface stains, like those caused by […]

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Whitening or Cleaning?

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by bevanheaton

At My Family Dentist Garland, I often get the question: “Will a cleaning make my teeth whiter?”  The answer to this: Maybe.  Let’s dig into this question a little more to find out when we need a cleaning or a whitening to brighten our smile.  To make this easier, I will break this up into […]

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5 Healthy Reasons for Regular Teeth Cleanings.

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by bevanheaton

Doing this one thing can help prevent heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, bone loss, infection, and more. Not to mention it will brighten your smile and freshen breath. The answer is simple, regular teeth cleanings.  The best part is it requires little effort on your part and if you act now it’s free! For the […]

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