Five Reasons for Your Bad Breath

July 26th, 2023

Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority of people suffering from bad breath are dealing with oral bacterial. However, there are other causes of this embarrassing problem. Learning more can help you…
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Going Beyond Braces

July 19th, 2023

At Melanie Parker Orthodontics, we aren’t just concerned with straightening your teeth and giving you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We are also committed improving the oral health and the well-being of all our patients. Dr. Melanie Parker and our team strive to serve our patients by educating them about their treatments, as well…
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The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer after Orthodontic Treatment

July 12th, 2023

It's the big day and your braces are finally coming off! Does that mean you are completely done? Not so fast! After you complete your treatment here at Melanie Parker Orthodontics, Dr. Melanie Parker and our team will recommend you wear a retainer, which must be worn routinely after treatment in order to hold your…
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Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!

July 5th, 2023

Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Whenever you brush, morning, evening, or any time in between, if you want the freshest breath and cleanest…
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