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Retaining That New Smile

February 21st, 2024

For months and months, you’ve been dedicated to following your orthodontic treatment plan. Wearing your bands or putting in the hours with your aligners. Eating orthodontic-friendly foods. Seeing your orthodontist on a regular basis. But that’s all in the past. Today, your braces are coming off! You’ve finished with your last set of clear aligners!…
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Should I use a water pick during my treatment?

February 15th, 2024

Dr. McClure and our team at McClure Orthodontics know that for some of our patients wearing braces, it can be difficult to weave through those wires and brackets as you brush and floss during your treatment. Some of our patients use a water pick to flush out food and other particles and bacteria stuck between…
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Are braces ruining your photos?

February 7th, 2024

While it’s normal to feel self-conscious, there is no reason to avoid photos just because you wear braces. Many people wear braces and you do not need to be embarrassed about them. There are also ways you can enjoy your photos without hiding your smile. Make it Fun Dr. McClure and our staff offer rubber…
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Flossing Fact or Flossing Fiction?

February 1st, 2024

Somewhere in a bathroom drawer or medicine cabinet, we all have one—that little plastic dental floss dispenser. And whether you use your floss every day (yay!), or have completely forgotten it was in there (not so good), just how much do you know about that sturdy string? Let’s find out! Flossing has been around for…
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