Thumb Sucking

How Thumb Sucking Can Harm Your Teeth

Thumb-sucking is a practice that is common among primates, including chimpanzees, humans, and other species. Even while thumb-sucking usually becomes a habit in early toddlers as a calming technique, sleep aid, or entertainment when they become bored, it substantially decreases after six months. Thumb-sucking is not dangerous when children are tiny, but it can do […]

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Ceramic Orthodontics

What to Know About Ceramic Braces

Ceramic or transparent braces are orthodontic appliances to straighten teeth and correct bite issues. They are made out of rubber bands, and transparent or tooth-colored wires affixed to the surface of your teeth, giving them more discretion. Although the decision to wear ceramic braces is yours, Massih Orthodontics can assist you in making it! What […]

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The Role Of Orthodontic Anchorages In Treatment

Mail-order orthodontics and DIY braces are seeing a disturbing rise in popularity over the past year. If either of these practices sounds risky at best and dangerous at worst, you’re right to be concerned. All financial considerations aside, one of the driving forces behind their popularity is a lack of understanding about the risks involved. […]

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Zoom Teeth Whitening

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly 100 percent of Americans believe that a beautiful smile is an important social asset. Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so why hide it? Cosmetic tooth whitening from Zoom makes it possible for you to whiten your teeth to a beautiful, […]

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