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  • The right time for braces

    The right time for braces
    Orthodontic braces are used to help position and align an individual's teeth. Getting braces is something that is typically seen as a rite of childhood. But many parents are unsure as to when their children should be fitted for braces.
  • Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent

    What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem? That was the question on the minds of the daughters of a Columbia pediatric dentist when they hit upon the idea of Bracket Ears — earrings made from...

    Save money on braces

    I just found out that both of my daughters will need braces. The cost of traditional braces can range from $3,000 to $7,000, according to figures from Embrace-It, an online braces resource for parents sponsored by Crest and Oral-B. If my son ends up...

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012

    Teens and social media privacy Teens have grown up with social media ,  posting to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is second nature. But can what they post today hurt them tomorrow? Rich Demuro is here explains. http://www.fox43.com/technology/ Could...

    Braces go three-dimensional

    Braces go three-dimensional
    Looking at a 3-D model of her teeth, Sara McClure didn't recognize her smile. The image her orthodontist had pulled up on a laptop didn't show her upper-row gaps—rather, it showed the perfect alignment that would be hers in 13 months. "I saw my...