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Why Its Important to Schedule a Dental Visit Twice a Year

Did you know that scheduling a dental visit twice a year can help prevent against gum disease? Seeing your dentist for preventative appointments is actually the most important thing you can do for your oral health. Even if you feel like you have healthy teeth, keep in mind that there are two parts to each […]

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Benefits of Switching to an Electric Toothbrush

If you’re looking for the best, most efficient way to keep your teeth clean and in good health it is a great time to invest in an electric toothbrush. Why? Because it does most of the work for you and has a ton of benefits that come along with it.  According to the American Dental […]

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How To Keep Your Gums Healthy and Avoid Gum Disease

Keeping your gums healthy is a crucial part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. As your local Kansas City Orthodontist, our goal is to help straighten your teeth to make cleaning them a breeze and give you the confidence you deserve. Even if you are someone who is cavity free, and have […]

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Braces | 5 Myths and Misconceptions in the Media

When talking about braces or orthodontic treatment, there are many myths and misconceptions that can come to mind. Common beliefs stemming from movies and television shows can play a part in creating a narrative that so many people have come to believe when it comes to braces. This can lead to a fear of orthodontic […]

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Am I Too Old For Braces or Invisalign? Orthodontics at Any Age

There are many people who choose not to fix their smile later in life because they think they are too old for braces or Invisalign. The truth it, there is never a wrong time to give yourself a confident, beautiful smile that you deserve. At Fry Orthodontics, we help patients of all ages achieve results they […]

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2022 New Year, New Smile Contest | Tell Us Your Smile Story

Fry Orthodontics 2022 New Year, New Smile Contest! Fry Orthodontics has been creating beautiful smiles for over 40 years. Creating smiles is our passion and we know that improving your smile can boost self-confidence and provide hope for a better future. We have had the opportunity to touch the lives of so many patients and […]

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Is Chewing Ice Bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing ice is a very common habit that isn’t impossible to break. Some people do this mindlessly after finishing a drink, while others do it to cool off in the summer heat. Although ice is simply frozen water with zero sugar, chewing it can still cause severe damage to your tooth enamel. Why chewing ice […]

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What You Need to Know About Wearing a Sports Mouth Guard with Braces

Mouth guards are used to protect the teeth from damage or injury in contact sports, especially for people who wear braces. Putting in your mouth guard before playing sports is going to be the most effective way to protect your braces and teeth from breakage. A few examples of the types of permanent damage and/or tooth injury that […]

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Invisalign for Teens | Why It’s Becoming More Popular

Did you know that Invisalign for teens is becoming more and more popular every day? Many people make the assumption that Invisalign is only an option for adults who want to straighten their teeth in a discreet way. Despite common belief, Invisalign is actually a great treatment option for people of all ages – even teens! History […]

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What Causes an Impacted Tooth?

Have you ever been told you have an “impacted tooth” from your dentist or orthodontist and wonder what it means? In the dental world, impacted means a tooth has not come in as expected due to lack of space or it coming in the wrong direction. What Causes and Impacted Tooth? Genetics There are different […]

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