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How Do Braces Work?

Braces are the perfect solution for many people when they want to achieve that perfect smile. While you may already have some sort of idea as to how braces work, you might not know the specifics of it. If you are considering getting braces installed,…
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Best Way to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

When you have braces, you want to be sure you are taking care of them properly. One of the most popular questions we get from patients after they get braces put on is “How do I brush my teeth now?”   Burke & Beckstrom Orthodontics…
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How to Fix an Underbite

Are you looking to correct your underbite, but do not want to go through the process of wearing braces? Invisalign is a great alternative that works just as well as traditional braces and can not be seen by others.   Burk & Beckstrom…
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Candy That Is Safe for Braces

Our team at Burke & Beckstrom Orthodontics wants to help you be prepared this Halloween- do you know what candy is and isn’t safe to eat with braces? Certain kinds of candy can make your orthodontic treatment take much longer than it would…
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Your Smile: A Message to The World

A first impression is the main way people evaluate you after meeting you for the first time.  You can meet people professionally or personally for the first time and that first impression is critical to affecting their thoughts about you. …
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Are You a Candidate for Orthodontic Treatment?

Did you know that over four million individuals wear braces in America? With so many cases, you may be considering wearing braces to treat dental imperfections. Maintaining oral health and hygiene is crucial as it affects not only your appearance…
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Why Your Child Should Always Play Sports with a Mouthguard

Making decisions for your growing child is no easy task. After all, you’re always stuck between yes and no. Suffice to say; you scramble to find the middle ground. Be it a simple thing like your kid wants extra sweets at night or something…
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Why Is Oral Care Important During Orthodontic Care?

Whenever you have braces, you often hear that you need to take better care of your oral hygiene. Why is that? The short answer to this question is that braces provide more nooks and crannies for food and germs to hide under. As a result, your…
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Is Adult Orthodontic Treatment Right for You?

Your smile. It’s one of the most common things we take for granted as adults. We were all taught just how to take care of our smiles when we were children. And those habits have stuck with us for decades.   According to the most…
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What is Invisalign?

Burke and Beckstrom Orthodontics understands that a smile is more than a smile. It conveys happiness and exudes how you feel about yourself. That is why our staff utilize their expertise and top of the line technology to ensure that your smile…
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Why Is It Important to Go To The Dentist During Your Orthodontic Treatment?

Believe it or not, there is a consistent belief that if you are seeing an orthodontist for treatment, such as braces, it shouldn’t be necessary to see a dentist as well. After all, both are doctors that are working on your teeth, so why should…
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How Do Teeth Move?

There is the sense that teeth and the jaw are these grand immovable objects, that once we are adults, our teeth are largely set in place. After all, they feel solid and set in place, and it can be a little hard to comprehend how they can move…