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Don’t Stress About The Cost of Braces!

When new patients come into our office, they are often worried about how expensive the braces will be. While the price can vary greatly based on type and length of treatment, but at SmileOn, we never want finances to stand in the way between you and a gorgeous smile! We offer affordable treatment that fits…

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Oral Health FAQs

Keeping your pearly whites healthy requires a little more than just brushing twice a day and flossing. You need to do it right! Here are some common questions we get about oral health. Why is it so important to floss? When gum tissue becomes infected with bacteria from dental plaque and tartar, bone loss and tooth…

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We Love Hearing From You!

We love hearing from our customers, and these awesome reviews make our hearts swell! We’d love to read your reviews on our Facebook or Yelp pages. Read a few of our favorites:   No one WANTS orthodontia, but if you do this is the place to be. Dr. Ak and his wonderful staff make it…

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Braces FAQ: Flossing with Braces

We’re answering Frequently Asked Questions about Braces! If you have any questions you’d like to see answered, please contact us!   Yes, even if you have braces, you still need to floss! In fact, maintaining good oral hygiene is more important while you have braces, as its easier for food to get caught in the…

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Braces FAQ – What Happens At My Check-In Appointment

Once you get your braces on, you’ll need to come back to our office about every 6 weeks so your braces can get tightened, and make sure everything is moving the way it is supposed to. These appointments are critical to making sure your braces are working! Braces involve slow, small movements, so they need…

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Jokes about Braces

Here’s a little Friday Funny for you – our favorite jokes about braces! If you come up with one yourself, we’d love to hear it! 1) What does an orthodontist do on a roller coaster? He braces himself     2) An orthodontist tells a blonde that she needs braces. The blonde says, “Why? I…

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Braces FAQ – How Do Braces Work?

We’re answering Frequently Asked Questions we hear from clients and their families. If you have a question you’d like us to answer, let us know!   This week’s question – How do Braces Work?   Braces work by applying continuous pressure over a period of time to slowly move teeth in a specific direction. As…

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Baked Salmon – Soft Food Recipe

Don’t feel limited by your sore teeth after you get your braces off! There are lots of recipes that are delicious, nutritious, and easy on a sore mouth. We highly recommend this recipe for Baked Salmon with Parmesan Herb Crust, originally from Add A Pinch. Salmon is a very healthy fish that is great for you,…

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Keeping Braces Safe While Playing Sports

Have you signed up for spring sports yet? Soccer, softball, baseball, dance; there are endless options for children, teens, and adults to get moving once the weather starts to warm up. You may wonder – “Can my child safely play sports while wearing braces?” It is an important question for kids, but it also applies…

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Braces Tips For Kids: The First Appointment

Before your first visit to get your braces on, you might be feeling nervous. But you shouldn’t be! Getting braces on is very similar to a typical teeth cleaning at the dentist. Trust that your orthodontist will do everything he can to make it as painless and simple as possible for you, the patient! As…

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