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Welcome to the Fry Orthodontics blog, where we answer your questions and provide information about orthodontics and oral health.

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Phantom Bites??

ARE PHANTOM BITES FOR REAL? Phantom bites; also known as Dysesthesia, is the painful/uncomfortable feeling of a biting sensation that a person may experience even though there are no abnormalities detected.  They become so overly focused on their dental occlusion; believing that it is abnormal.  It is similar to the phantom limb phenomena (a person without a limb feels like the limb […]

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What is “Tightening Braces?”

“Tightening your braces?”  This is really an ‘old school’ term.  Braces don’t really get tightened anymore.  Nowadays, the wires mostly do all the work for us!  Braces are metal or ceramic appliances that are glued to the teeth. They are called brackets.  Each bracket has a prescription built into it based on which tooth it goes on and doctor […]

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists offers many flexible, affordable payment options. We will always try to work with each individual family to accommodate their financial situation. You may pay your portion in full after insurance is subtracted; and receive a 5% discount. Or, you may put down a deposit (large or small) depending on your budget, in […]


I want to know more about Invisalign…  

When it comes to straightening your smile, we know that having a mouth full of metal braces may not be your idea of fun. Luckily for you, we can offer a cosmetic alternative: Invisalign! Using a series of clear, comfortable, and completely customized aligners, you can get the smile you’ve always wanted without traditional braces. […]

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Listen up parents…it’s your turn now!

A lot of parents put their child’s needs before their own. To all you parents out there who have already made a valuable investment in your child’s dental heath; it’s your turn now! Having straight teeth is not just important to children; adults can benefit from it also. As we age, our teeth tend to […]

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