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Invisalign Teen Is A Great Choice For Teen Patients

Dillehay Orthodontics Is Your Wichita Invisalign Teen Provider Today’s teens are a lot more visible than any generation before them. With most having more than one social media account, and selfies now a rite of passage, the constant sharing can sometimes be a little overwhelming if a teen feels their smile is less than perfect. Read More

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Regular Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush For Braces

When it comes to caring for your smile, most of us know how important it is to have an effective oral hygiene routine, complete with brushing and flossing daily. This is especially true when you are undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces. We always recommend that you brush at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste Read More

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Benefits of Braces Besides Straight Teeth

It is no secret that braces from Dillehay Orthodontics can help deliver a naturally aligned and beautiful smile. But did you know there are even greater benefits to wearing braces than just having straight teeth? There are also a number of health benefits that braces patients will experience apart from the aesthetic benefits of braces. Read More

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All Types of Orthodontic Appliances

At Dillehay Orthodontics, every treatment plan is customized according to each patient. During the initial evaluation, Dr. Dillehay will complete an oral exam and discuss with the patient whether they will require a special appliance to achieve the optimal results. Not every patient will need a separate appliance, though. Every recommendation we make is based Read More

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What to Do if Your Child Is Missing a Permanent Tooth

Everyone looks forward to a visit from the tooth fairy when our children are young and lose a baby tooth. But if you have an older child or teenager that loses a permanent tooth, or never develops one or more of their adult teeth, it can be a far cry from being a celebration. It Read More

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Best Foods for Oral Health

Sugar is bad for our teeth. Time and time again we have all heard this. Sugars and carbohydrates are converted into acids due to the bacteria in the mouth. The decay process starts because these acids begin to attack the enamel on teeth. But there are foods that can actually contribute to your oral health. Read More

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Sensitive Teeth and Braces

Have you been experiencing tooth sensitivity? This problem is often triggered by hot or cold temperatures, sweet or sour foods and drinks, and deep cavities or fillings. An estimated 45 million Americans are victims of tooth sensitivity, which means this a very common dilemma! Sensitivity is also not at all uncommon while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Read More

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Everything You Should Know Before Starting Braces Treatment

We know getting braces can be a daunting experience, but at Dillehay Orthodontics we make it a walk in the park! Let us give you the right information and advice. No matter how old you are or what condition your mouth is in, crooked teeth can be a real problem. Misaligned and unusually placed teeth Read More

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How to Floss with Braces

Keeping your teeth looking good and clean is important, and flossing is a big part of the routine. And when you have braces, flossing can be twice as hard. You need to take your time, do it right, and be consistent. There are countless products and programs available to help you floss well during the Read More

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New Year, New Smile – Resolutions For 2018

Now that the excitement and excess of the holiday season has passed, those of us here at Dillehay Orthodontics have been thinking a lot about how this time of year presents the perfect opportunity for making positive changes in many areas of our lives. Even if you’re not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, Read More