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Buck Teeth – Stop The Bullying

Buck teeth, also known as a malocclusion or severe overbite, is much more common than we think. In many cases, buck teeth are a hereditary condition. But, it can also be worsened by prolonged thumb sucking, bottle feeding or the overuse of a pacifier.

Throughout history, buck teeth have been the cause of bullying and embarrassment. Studies have shown that the most common cause of bullying is a person’s smile.

Kristal and Forche Orthodontics wants you to know that this condition can be treated. You do not need to suffer through some of the problems that are associated with buck [...] Read More

Smile – A Simple Way To Improve Almost Everything

A simple smile holds the key to many wonderful secrets. When you flash a those wonderfully beautiful pearly whites, you are sending a message not only to the world but subconsciously to yourself. You are telling the world that you are happy and confident but also telling yourself. We all smile when we are happy but did you know smiling can actually make you happy. It has been scientifically proven that it can literally change the world around you and change the way you feel. A smile is truly contagious.

Here are just a few reasons to smile:

• It [...] Read More

Sunburn Is A Bad Idea

The Team at Kristal and Forche Orthodontics knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice in the past 12 months according to the CDC.

What Causes Sunburn

You already know the simple explanation behind sunburn. When your skin is exposed to the sun for a period of time, eventually it burns, turning red and irritated. Under the skin, things [...] Read More

July 4th – Some Fun Facts

 

We celebrate American Independence Day on the July 4th every year. We think of July 4th, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.

The Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. They’d been working on it for a couple of days after the draft was submitted on July 2nd and finally agreed on all of the edits and changes.

July 4, 1776, became the date that was included in the Declaration of Independence, and the [...] Read More