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Top 7 Benefits of Self-Confidence

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in orthodontics is getting to assist patients in achieving a healthier mouth while at the same time being part of an [...]

Why Summer is the Perfect Time for New Braces

School is out and summer has arrived! Along with being the perfect time to travel, catch up on your reading list and hit the beach with your family, summer [...]

How Tobacco Harms Oral Health

Most people are aware that smoking and using chewing tobacco is detrimental to health and can lead to lung, mouth and throat cancer. It’s also common knowledge that smoking [...]

Tricks to Get Young Kids Excited About Brushing

It’s no secret that it can be a struggle to get children to willingly brush their teeth after meals and before bedtime. At Pavlik Orthodontics, we receive questions daily [...]

5 Things to Look for When Selecting an Orthodontist

Locating the right orthodontist for you or your child is an important life decision. You deserve a doctor with trained expertise and experience who will provide the best possible [...]

Helpful Tips for Flossing with Braces

If you have braces (or will be getting them soon), it’s important to be aware that some people find it difficult to figure out an effective and comfortable method [...]

The Oral Risks of Thumbsucking

If you’re a parent, it’s likely that you’re familiar with the debate about toddlers and thumbsucking. Many children develop the habit of sucking on their thumb at a very [...]

Debunking Myths About Braces and Invisalign®

Have you been thinking about getting either Invisalign® or traditional braces for yourself or your child? If so, the team at Pavlik Orthodontics would like to assure you that [...]

7 Tips for Managing Discomfort Caused By Braces

If you or your child recently visited the friendly team at Pavlik Orthodontics to have your braces tightened, it’s likely that you’re currently feeling a little bit of soreness [...]

The Truth About Jaw Clenching & Teeth Grinding

If you experience pain in the muscles in your jaw throughout the day, or if you find that you often wake up in the morning with a headache or [...]