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9 Fun Facts About Orthodontics: True or False

Posted:February 10, 2017

1. Celebrities are actually born with perfectly straight teeth. FALSE The majority of people are not born with a million dollar smile. Celebrities like Niall Horan, Justin Bieber, Faith Hill, Zac Efron, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez, Tom Cruise an...

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4 Resolutions for a Healthier Smile in 2017

Posted:January 13, 2017

  See your dentist twice a year Most insurances cover a cleaning visit to your dentist twice a year. Take advantage of your coverage and see your dental professional! Many times work, school and life in general can get in the way of kee...

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National Flossing Day

Posted:November 22, 2016

This summer flossing became a hot topic. The Associated Press published a report noting that there is little scientific research backing flossing’s effectiveness against caries and gum disease. Due to this lack of evidence, the federal government...

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Dangers of DIY Braces

Posted:November 18, 2016

  Many DIY projects truly are money saving tricks-of-the-trade, but dentistry and orthodontics should not be taken on in a “do-it-yourself” manner. As specialists, orthodontists are trained to monitor and diagnose the optimum treatme...

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My Transformation from A Self-Conscious 11 Year Old

Posted:July 12, 2016

Written by: Dr. John Boling  As a very self-conscious eleven-year-old child, I was cursed with severe overjet or “buck teeth”.  I welcomed the idea of braces and sought out an orthodontic evaluation in my hometown of Jonesboro, AR.  At that...

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6 Steps for Making Treatment a Breeze

Posted:June 14, 2016

Written by: Dr. Brittany Curry  In our office, we get a lot of questions about pain, especially our new patients. Pain is certainly not uncommon when adjusting to having braces or getting new wires. For this reason, it's important to know these q...

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Arkansas Mission of Mercy

Posted:May 26, 2016

Written by: Dr. Natalia Hodge This past weekend I had the privilege of participating in the Arkansas Mission of Mercy. This event, also known as ArMOM, is an event where dentists from all parts of the state provide free dental treatment for unders...

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April is National Facial Protection Month

Posted:April 11, 2016

April is National Facial Protection Month so today I am going to talk about the importance of wearing a mouthguard.  Over the years I have been an Orthodontist, I have seen many of my patients sustain sports injuries.  The use of mouthguards great...

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