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Westrock Orthodontics Orthodontist Speaks Out on Dangerous TikTok Teeth Grinding Trend
There’s a new trend on TikTok almost daily. From the newest dance moves to memes, hashtag challenges, self-care, and now dental trends.  One emerging trend on TikTok may seem harmless but is extremely alarming…
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Arkansas Clinics Reopen
We are excited to announce that effective May 11th, 2020 we will be reopening the majority of our Arkansas clinics (see list below). During this time we will be open with limited capacity with patient care and safe…
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Missouri Clinics Reopen
We are excited to announce that effective May 4th, 2020 we will be reopening the majority of our Missouri clinics (see list below). During this time we will be open with limited capacity with patient care and safet…
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How we’re keeping you safe during COVID-19
As we resume seeing patients with non-urgent dental needs in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown, we want to lay out for our patients exactly what we are doing to keep you safe as you return to our clinic for your de…
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Women’s History Month
Everyone can think of a female who has impacted their lives in some capacity. Whether it was your mother, an aunt that took you under her wing, a teacher who never gave up on you, a nurse who mended your wounds, a …
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A Wedding-Ready Smile by Invisalign®
Shayne’s Smile Story Now that you have the ring, it’s finally time to start (officially😉) planning your perfect wedding day.  When it comes to planning a wedding, everyone knows the “Big Four” on your v…
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Paying For Treatment
We know it can be scary! Let us help you.  The world of insurance can sometimes be tricky. At Westrock Orthodontics, we want to help you make the most sense of your potential orthodontic benefits. At Westrock …
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Braces FAQs
Can I brush my teeth before my appointment? Yes! If you have a bracket that is loose or broken, we suggest that you continue to brush as normal. We also suggest that you do not brush immediately before getting brac…
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Teeth Cleaning And Care
The American Dental Association recommends the following for good oral hygiene: If you have braces, rinse your mouth out with water first to clear and loose particles out of your teeth or braces.  Brush your t…
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Foods To Avoid With Braces
Sticky Foods: Gum Licorice Sugar daddies Toffee Tootsie rolls Caramels Starburst Laffy taffy Hard Foods: Ice Nuts Hard taco shells French bread crust/rolls Corn on the cob Apples and carrots Bagels Chips Jolly Ranc…
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The Spooky Secrets On Candy This Halloween
We will let you in on a spooky secret….Orthodontists eat candy too! However, not all sugar is created equally. We’ve put together a trick-or-treat list for you on the sweet stuff this Halloween! Treats: Dark chocol…
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Tami’s Smile Story
Our patient, Tami, transformed her smile at Westrock Orthodontics and has the pictures to prove it. See how Tami chose to begin her orthodontic journey in our Q & A blog post. What made you decide to transform …
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