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Orthodontic Treatment Can Help Prevent Oral Trauma

PRIOR LAKE, BURNSVILLE AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – A study conducted in 2012 involving Indian girls between 11 and 17 found that children with significant overjet were about three times more likely to have dental injuries. April is National Facial …
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Healthy Teeth are No Match for an Eating Disorder

PRIOR LAKE, BURNSVILLE AND MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA—An eating disorder can wreak havoc on various parts of the body, and the teeth are not immune to its damaging effects. National Eating Disorders Awareness Week will be observed Feb. 24 through March 2 …
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We’re Helping Kids Get Gold Medal Smiles in February

LAKEVILLE, MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – February is right around the corner, and that means we’re gearing up to be part of the National Children’s Dental Health Month festivities. This observation held every year in February is the brainchild …
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Factors That Determine How Much Braces Cost

LAKEVILLE AND PRIOR LAKE, MINNESOTA- How much do braces cost? This is one of the most frequently asked questions when parents have their children evaluated by an orthodontist, and when adults seek treatment for themselves. Prices vary among orthodontics practices …
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The Potential Cons of Orthodontic Treatment

LAKEVILLE, PRIOR LAKE AND MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA-In Minneapolis and elsewhere throughout Minnesota, children’s orthodontists are quick to tout the benefits of orthodontic treatment. We don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade, but it is important to keep in mind there are …
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5 Tips for Caring For Braces and Teeth

LAKEVILLE, SHAKOPEE AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA– Braces are the vehicle that takes your teeth to their final destination of a straight and beautiful smile. That vehicle needs to be properly maintained and cared for if it’s going to get to …
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5 Teeth Straightening Options for Kids

PRIOR LAKE, LAKEVILLE AND ST PAUL, MINNESOTA- There’s more than one way for an orthodontist to get your child’s teeth into proper alignment, and you might be surprised to know that some options don’t even require orthodontic treatment with braces. …
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Time Out for a Mouth Guard Check

PRIOR LAKE, SAVAGE AND LAKEVILLE, MINNESOTA- School football programs are gearing up for practice, so before a referee calls a time out because you’ve had your bell rung, ensure that your mouth guard fits properly, says Lakeville orthodontist Dr. Trudy …
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Invisalign Teen Celebrates Anniversary

PRIOR LAKE, SAVAGE, SHAKOPEE AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – Invisalign Teen is celebrating an anniversary this month. It’s been four years since Align Technology, Inc. introduced the product designed to meet a teen’s unique needs when it comes to aesthetic …
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Four Reasons to Start Orthodontic Treatment in the Summer

PRIOR LAKE, LAKEVILLE AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – School is out for summer, and believe it or not, the summer break is an ideal time to begin orthodontic treatment. Dr. Trudy Bonvino, who provides invisalign in St. Paul, MN, recently …
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