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The Importance of Orthodontic Retention
03/20/2018
At The Village Orthodontist, Dr. Moles and his team enjoy watching our patients finish their treatment, and enjoy the moments when they get to see their beautiful new smiles for the first time! Once you’re done wearing braces or Invisalign, the retention phase of treatment begins, which is extremely important if you want to maintain your straight and healthy smile.
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Choosing an Orthodontist in the New Year
12/18/2017
We know there’s a lot to keep in mind when choosing a provider and want you to have all the facts in front of you before making such a big decision. Below are a few of the many reasons why Dr. Moles is the perfect orthodontist to help you reach your treatment goals.
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Halloween Candy & Braces: What You Need To Know
10/18/2017
Halloween is almost here which means there will be a seemingly endless supply of candy and other goodies for children and teens to enjoy. To keep with the spirit of the sweet and spooky Halloween season, Dr. Moles and his team at The Village Orthodontist would like to remind all our patients wearing braces to be careful about what you eat.
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Benefits of Summer Orthodontics
08/07/2017
For many families, summertime is the best season of the year! With the children out of school and beautiful weather, spending time outdoors and vacations are some of the most popular activities during this time. While you may not think about it, the summer season is also a great time to start orthodontic treatment.
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Summertime Braces-Friendly Treats
06/06/2017
Are you struggling to think of snacks to give your kids with braces? We know the summertime can be a crazy time for parents, so below you’ll find a few summertime braces-friendly recipes that young orthodontic patients will love.
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The Dangers of DIY Orthodontics
04/19/2017
While we’re all for DIY tutorials that can make completing household chores or other tasks easier, the team at The Village Orthodontist wants to warn against “DIY orthodontics.” This scary trend has been making headlines as of late, and we want our current, former and prospective patients to know the associated risks with attempting to straighten teeth without the help of a licensed professional.
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New Year's Resolutions For A Healthy Smile
02/13/2017
Now that 2017 is here, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions so that we can improve the quality of our lives. Your adult and children’s orthodontist in Frederick MD, Dr. Moles, has a few good suggestions for resolutions that can help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile this year and beyond. Because we know that many people make resolutions they find hard to follow, these suggestions are easy to stick to and are designed to put you on the right path toward a healthy and attractive smile you can enjoy for the rest of your life!
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Surviving The Holidays With Braces
12/19/2016
Now that we’re heading into the holiday season, there will be many get-togethers to attend where lots of traditional foods and snacks are served. If you’re currently visiting our Frederick MD orthodontics practice to improve your smile with standard braces, this is a time of the year in which you need to be mindful of what you eat.
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National Orthodontic Health Month
10/12/2016
The Village Orthodontist strives to be your choice when you’re looking for a Frederick or Urbana, MD orthodontist. Dr. Moles and his dedicated team are committed to providing the highest quality of orthodontic care to children, teens, and adults, using the most advanced technology in Frederick County. October marks the beginning of National Orthodontic Health Month which is a perfect time to talk about the importance of orthodontics. Whether you’re interested in children’s braces or straightening your teeth with Invisalign, check out our blog below to find out more about orthodontics and your oral health!
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Back To School With Braces
08/18/2016
Dr. Moles and his dedicated staff know that it can be challenging to adjust to being back to school after enjoying the freedom of summer vacation, especially for kids who are still adjusting to their new braces. As a trusted children’s orthodontic practice in Frederick County and Urbana, MD, we want to make the return to school as simple as possible. Below you’ll find a list of ways to keep your child’s metal or clear braces in tip-top shape throughout the academic year.
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Why is it Important to Correct Your Bite?
06/07/2016
The Village Orthodontist works tirelessly to provide children, teens, and adults with the smile they deserve. During the initial stages of orthodontic treatment, Dr. Moles will identify if you have a one of the many types of malocclusions, which are deviations from the normal alignment of the teeth. Not only do braces and Invisalign provide our patients with straight teeth, but they also correct bad bites, which has great oral health and overall health benefits.
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What You Need To Know About Mouthwash vs. Flossing
04/29/2016
Many people wonder if it is acceptable to use mouthwash instead of flossing their teeth. While mouthwash can help make improvements to your oral health, it should not be substituted for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide their own unique benefits that are important to understand.
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Why Do Braces Need Elastic Bands?
02/22/2016
We often hear questions from our patients about what all the little parts on braces do. They are such intricate pieces of equipment, you may wonder how all the pieces come together to eventually move teeth and get you a beautiful smile. But even after we explain how the archwire, brackets, bands, and ties work together to move teeth, there is still one question remaining: what about the elastic bands that run between the upper and lower jaws?
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Do Not Miss Out On Taking Advantage Of Your HSA Or FSA Plans!
12/08/2015
As the end of the year approaches, you may find that you or a loved one has unused funds from this fiscal year within a HSA (Health Savings Account) or FSA (Flexible Spending Account) plan. We here at The Village Orthodontist want you to know that orthodontic treatment qualifies for use in HSA and FSA plans, and we want to make sure you do not lose that money and have it disappear.
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The Benefits Of A Custom-Made Mouth Guard
10/13/2015
Fall is upon us, and that means the beginning of the season for many various sports that will be played by young children and teens around the country, especially football and hockey. We here at The Village Orthodontist love when our patients are active and having fun, but we also want them to be safe. That is why we recommend that every child playing a contact sport wear a custom-made mouth guard to protect their mouth, whether they are wearing braces or not.
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Welcome to The Village Orthodontist Blog
09/08/2015
Welcome to The Village Orthodontist Blog. Please check back often to view posts about our office happenings as well as information on new Orthodontic treatment options.
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