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Visiting the Orthodontist for the First Time

Entering an orthodontist’s office for the first time is understandably intimidating. At Charleston Orthodontic Specialists, we understand that getting orthodontic treatment is a big step…

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What Is a Crossbite?

You may have heard of some of the more common orthodontic issues. Underbites, overbites and crowded teeth are fairly familiar to many people, even those…

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The Vitamins and Minerals that Keep Teeth Healthy

So much of what we eat has a direct effect on our smiles. Keeping our teeth healthy and strong is a life-long journey and should…

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Bad Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Kids’ Teeth

There can be a lot of temptations as a child. Sugary sodas and chewy candies, skipping a brushing session every once in a while, and…

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Does Invisalign Really Work?

Is Invisalign too good to be true? You may be asking yourself this as you read all about the wonderful reviews of this seemingly perfect…

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Removable or Permanent Retainer?

Once your braces come off, the work continues. When it comes to what happens after braces, the proper maintenance routine will ensure your smile stays…

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush for Your Teeth and Braces

Everyone has a preference when it comes to many aspects of life, and brushing your teeth is no exception. When it comes to the type…

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10 Fun Facts About Carolyn!

Are you ready to get to know our friendly team? We’re excited to chat with team member, Carolyn today! Let’s learn some fun facts about…

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The Difference Between Cosmetic Dentistry and Orthodontics

Looking in the mirror, you realize there are issues with your teeth you want to correct, but you’re not sure where to start. Do you…

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What Snacks Can I Eat With Braces?

When you get braces, you can expect some things to change in your everyday life. For starters, the foods you eat will need to be…

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Can Invisalign Lite Correct My Crooked Teeth?

Now that Invisalign is on the scene, you may finally feel ready to correct the issues with your teeth. After all, isn’t it about time…

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Everything You Need to Know About Teeth Spacers

Sometimes our teeth need a bit of help moving into the right positions, even before braces are in the picture. And sometimes crowded teeth need…

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