Learn the Parts of Your Braces in Stillwell, KS

You can’t be a Heavy Metal musician if you don’t know anything about the electric guitar right? Well the same goes for the cool heavy metal in your mouth. Learn the different parts of braces and how they all come together to give you the perfect smile with Dr. Heidi Harman and her orthodontic team at H2Orthodontics near Stillwell, KS. Archwire: The main wire that acts as a track to guide the teeth along with the use of pressure. The archwire is shaped …

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It’s Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

The discouraging connotation surrounding braces that implies that they’re solely for kids and teens has kept the idea of adult orthodontic treatment on the outskirts of many adult’s minds in Overland Park, KS. Invisalign®, however, is becoming increasingly popular within the adult demographic, and at H2Orthodontics we encourage adult orthodontic treatment. Here are a few key points to keep in mind in preparing for orthodontic treatment: 1. If you have sensitive teeth, Sensodyne is a great toothpaste to help desensitize your …

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Brushing up on Dental Care Basics

Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums clean can prevent gum disease, and keeping your tooth surfaces clean can help you avoid cavities. Dr. Heidi Harman of Harman Orthodontics offers the following tips to her patients in Overland Park, KS: Brush your teeth at least twice a day. When you brush, don’t rush. Dr. Harman recommends brushing for two minutes twice a day, and more frequently if you have braces — take enough time to …

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