There is a lot of discussion through the media and among the dental community about a recent article in the journal Cancer creating a possible link between dental x-rays and brain cancer. I am posting a review of this research that was put together by a friend of mine who is an orthodontist in Litchfield […]
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On August 6th 2011, 30 Americans fighting for our country – one being our own Spencer C. Duncan of Olathe, KS. – lost their lives when their Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan. From this tragic event came the Spencer C. Duncan “Make It Count Project” which is dedicated to supporting organizations, communities, and […]
This important dental question is one that we get every day in our orthodontic offices, and is perhaps the most controversial dental issue in orthodontics. The simple answer is that we wait until all of the baby teeth have been lost and all of the permanent teeth (except wisdom teeth) are growing in. Usually this […]
When you have braces, it’s important to take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing regularly help ensure a lasting, healthy smile. Not brushing enough or eating too many starchy and sugary foods can cause plaque and tartar buildup, stain the teeth, create cavities, and can even lead to gingivitis. At Fry Orthodontic Specialists, we’re […]
What’s the best thing about glow-in-the-dark braces?
They’ll make your smile light up a room.