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How Athletes Can Keep Their Teeth Healthy

As an athlete, you know how important it is to train hard and take care of yourself to perform your…

Charleston orthodontist is keeping patients safe from Coronavirus

A Message from Your Charleston Orthodontist about Coronavirus

Dear friends, We’re sure you are as tired of hearing about the coronavirus as we are, but we wanted to…

Will my braces be forever? How long will I need them?

How Long Will I Need Braces?

Finding out you need braces can bring a wave of emotions over you. What will life be like with braces?…

exercising with braces or invisalign doesn't have to be a chore

Exercising with Braces or Invisalign

You may be a seasoned veteran at the gym, or incorporating exercise into your routine may be a new idea…

ways to get your braces off faster

How to Get Your Braces Off Faster

While orthodontics is more advanced than ever, we haven’t quite reached the point where we can straighten teeth overnight. However,…

Special needs won't stop COS from working on your children's dental health!

Orthodontic Treatment for Kids with Special Needs

If your child has special needs, whether due to physical limitations, behavioral issues, or mental challenges, you’re likely used to…

Understanding your orthodontists

Learn These Terms So You Can Understand Your Orthodontist

When you start orthodontic correction with braces or Invisalign, you’ll have to communicate with your orthodontist to keep up with…

losing baby teeth, will it make my child need braces?

Will the Timing of My Child’s Teeth Loss Make Them Need Braces?

Even if your kids aren’t at the age when they would typically get braces, it’s important to start considering the…

aging and braces can go hand in hand! You're never to old for a beautiful smile

Should I Get Braces Even if I’m 50?

By: Dr. Lavonne Fore  When people picture someone who has braces, they likely imagine a middle schooler or high schooler.…

Meet Leslie our Orthodontic Assistant!

10 Fun Facts About Leslie!

Do you want to get to know more about our friendly team? We’d love to share some information about us…

girl using a water flosser, which is a tool mentioned in the blog

3 Products that Make Keeping Your Teeth and Braces Clean Easier

When you get your teeth straightened with braces, you set yourself up for cleaner teeth and better oral health down…

Your child has options to achieve the perfect smile! Invisalign First is an option for your child!

Is Invisalign First Right for Your Child?

You may have noticed your child struggling with biting and chewing or having problems with their speech. Your dentist may…

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