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Can Improving Your Posture Improve Your Bite Alignment?

January 4, 2021

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Woman corrects her posture after visiting Milford orthodontist

Whether you’re an adult with a sore back from sitting on the couch too long or a kid being reminded by your parents not to slouch over your phone, it’s common knowledge that good posture is important. Sitting and standing up straight is better for our backs and helps make us look more professional. However, many people don’t realize that their posture can play a key role in their bite alignment as well. Read on as your local orthodontist explains the connection between your spine and your jaws as well as what you can do to keep both healthy.


Festive Rubber Band Colors & Other Holiday Tips for Braces

December 12, 2020

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Smiling woman with braces in Milford in Santa hat

Are you ready to enjoy the holidays? As you bake sugar cookies, put up your seasonal decorations, and shop for the perfect gifts for your loved ones, don’t forget about your smile! Customizing and caring for your braces is an excellent way to show off your festive spirit! Here are a few tips to help your smile look and feel its best throughout the holiday season.


Signs That Your Child Needs Braces

November 7, 2020

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young girl smiles after visiting her Milford pediatric dentist

More than 3.5 million kids start braces every year, so you probably won’t be all that surprised if your child’s dentist tells you your little one needs them as well one day. However, they may recommend it much sooner than you think! In fact, your Milford pediatric dentist may encourage you to take your son or daughter to an orthodontist even while they still have some baby teeth! While this may seem too young, early detection and intervention for orthodontic issues can save you and your child a lot of time, money, and hassle in the long run. Read on to find out how as well as signs that could mean your little one needs braces.