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Caring for Your Smile in Between Orthodontic Appointments

With our offices being closed due to the mandated COVID-19 stay-at-home order, more and more people are looking for ways to care for their smiles at home in between orthodontic appointments. At Fry Orthodontics, achieving the smile of your dreams is our top priority. This blog will provide you with tips on how to continue […]

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Free Video Exams From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Did you know Fry Orthodontics offers complimentary video exams? That’s right! You can learn about your orthodontic treatment options from the comfort of your own home. How do video exams work? Step 1 Visit www.fryorthodontics.com and click through the steps to setting up your free video exam. This will only take a few minutes. Step […]

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March is National Nutrition Month | Healthy Tips and Tricks

Help us celebrate national nutrition month at Fry Orthodontics by learning healthy, nutritious ways to care for your body AND your braces! Healthy Eating Habits and Braces We all know that developing healthy eating habits and sticking to them can be a challenge. If you are wearing braces, maintaining a high level of oral health […]

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What Is an Overbite and How Can It Be Fixed?

An overbite is the overlapping of upper teeth in relation to the lower teeth. This malocclusion can be hereditary, however it can also be caused by prolonged use of a pacifier, bottle, or excessive thumb sucking. An overbite is often the result of over-crowded teeth or skeletal issues in the jaw. Different Types of Overbite […]

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What to Do If You’ve Lost or Broken Your Retainer

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve likely lost or broken your retainer, and are not quite sure what to do next. As you know, retainers serve a very important role in maintaining the position of your teeth after completing orthodontic treatment. Although some very slight shifting or relapse of individual teeth is normal, wearing retainers […]

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When Do Children Lose Their Baby Teeth?

At what age should the first baby tooth be lost? When should the last one fall out? Is there a predictable order? The first baby teeth (also known as primary teeth) to come in are usually the lower central incisors around the age of six months. The last baby teeth to show up are the […]

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Who Would Have Thought?

Here are a few fun facts about teeth that I bet you didn’t know.  According to the American Academy of Periodontology, 50% of respondents surveyed said that a smile is the first feature they notice about another person. U.S. consumers buy 14 million gallons of toothpaste each year! Most adults have 32 teeth. Though minuscule in […]

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Tooth Crowding (Yaeba)

The trend “Tooth Crowding” originated in Japan a few years ago, but has gained a lot of hype recently. Japanese women use this dental procedure to make their teeth crooked to get an imperfect smile. In this dental procedure, the canines are pushed forward, giving a look of fangs or crooked teeth (or snaggle teeth […]

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If there is a loose tooth…

If you or your child gets hit in the mouth and has a loose tooth, the best thing to do is try to solidify the tooth and have it checked by your general dentist as soon as possible! If the tooth has been knocked out and you can find it, rinse it off and try […]

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