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Gum Disease – Five Common Myths

Gum Disease Ann Arbor MIWe’ve all heard of gum disease, but what do you really know? Many people think they know all about gum disease, but not everything we hear or read is correct. To help bridge the gap between fact and fiction, here are 5 myths about gum periodontal disease, its causes, and treatments, debunked.

Bleeding gums are not that big of a deal

One important sign of periodontal disease (also known as gum disease) is red, swollen and bleeding gums. This is typically noticed when brushing, flossing, or eating certain foods. If you experience any of these symptoms during any of the mentioned activities, schedule an appointment as soon as possible to be evaluated by your dentist for periodontal disease. Read more on Gum Disease – Five Common Myths…

Congratulations “Seek & Find” Winner!

Congrats to the winner of our recent “Snowflake Seek & Find” contest. This member of the McNamara Orthodontics family correctly identified the number of snowflake graphics hidden throughout our website pages, and was chosen by chance in the final raffle!

Snowflake Seek and Find Online Contest Winner

The prize is a $100 gift certificate to Revel & Roll! Enjoy the “bottomless bowling,”!

Try your luck at our Spring Break World Scramble. Solve a series of spring break-themed words correctly, and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card. Best of luck to all our participants!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas From McNamara Orthodontics

Stocking Stuffer Ideas Ann Arbor MIHappy Holidays to all from McNamara Orthodontics! This is the time of year where giving means more than receiving. To see the joy on a loved one’s face as they look in their stocking or open a present is truly what giving is about. The Team at McNamara Orthodontics would like to share some stocking stuffer ideas for your consideration. All of these suggestions apply to patients of different ages whether or not they are wearing braces or Invisalign.

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

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Adult Orthodontics – Say Hello To A New You

Adult Orthodontics Ann Arbor MIWhile some might tell you otherwise, you’re never too old to straighten out your teeth. Even in a person’s later years, the procedures for adult orthodontics remain a surefire way to reposition your teeth. Doing so can also relieve them of any number of maladies, such as malocclusion (a bad bite).

Treating misaligned teeth can resolve any number of issues. Your smile is a hallmark of who you are. Knowing it shines out is vital to your self-confidence. Just as importantly, correctly aligned teeth are much easier to properly clean. Teeth that are simple to clean will allow you to fight harder against tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. As the risks of both diseases increase with age, it is even more important for older Americans to receive the proper treatment. Lastly, chewing your favorite foods is much easier to do when your teeth are good and straight. Read more on Adult Orthodontics – Say Hello To A New You…