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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

August 8, 2018

What is temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) ?  TMD is a disorder causing pain in the joint that controls jaw movement.  The pain can sometimes go beyond the joint in severe cases. It can include jaw pain, locking of the jaw, jaw popping or clicking, pain in the face, eyes, neck, and head. TMD is sometimes…
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White spots during braces

May 21, 2018

How do I prevent white spots during orthodontic treatment? Good oral hygiene is crucial during orthodontic treatment. Some people think braces are the reason behind decalcification (white spots) but that is not the case. Decalcification is the result of bad brushing and flossing habits. When the teeth are not properly cared for, food and plaque…
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October is National Orthodontic Health Month!

October 3, 2017

October is National Orthodontic health month and we are celebrating at Glastonbury Orthodontics! Now is a great time to raise awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment, and the importance of good oral health in general.  We would also like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts on the timing for orthodontic evaluations. Did…
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Summer is here!

July 15, 2017

We hope that you are enjoying your summer so far! Now is a great time to either start with braces or get used to them because summer offers: ·   Flexibility at mealtime ·   Ease of brushing teeth at home ·   Access to weekday, daytime appointments       With the nice weather it is great…
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How to Find the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

April 20, 2017

One of the most important tools in your child’s mouth-health arsenal is their toothbrush. Often overlooked and under considered, it is vital that you take the time to buy the right toothbrush for your child. Below are some smart shopping guidelines to consider when buying your child’s next toothbrush. Bristles Bristles come in all shapes…
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