Welcome to our Arthur Parkins, DDS Inc. Blog!  This informative and educational blog is designed to keep patients and residents of our community informed of "What's New" in the field of dentistry.  The posts we provide should help educate you on dental procedures and technology provided in the field of dentistry.  We will also make a concerted effort to keep you update with new technology, procedures, and general developments with our practice.  Please feel free to provide feedback on any posts or you are welcome to share interesting articles with your friends or acquaintances.  We hope you find our blog helpful.  

Orthodontics Happy National Orthodontic Health Month!

Did you know that braces and other orthodontic treatments do more than just provide a perfectly stra...

Oct 11 • 4 min read
Orthodontics Invisalign For Teens – Benefits, Concerns, and Candidacy

Since their conception, Invisalign® clear aligners have become the most popular orthodontic option a...

Aug 10 • 3 min read
Orthodontics 5 Benefits of Straight Teeth

Crooked teeth, crowded teeth, and other forms of malocclusion (the imperfect positioning of the teet...

Jul 9 • 3 min read
Orthodontics What is Orthodontics and How Does It Work To Shift Your Teeth?

Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that treats dental misalignment and malocclusion.O...

May 8 • 3 min read
Orthodontics Benefits of Digital Impressions for Orthodontics & Braces

For some patients, the most uncomfortable part of dental work happens before the actual procedure. T...

Feb 11 • 2 min read
Orthodontics Signs You May Need Braces

If you’ve made it to adulthood without needing braces, you might be in the clear – or not. Our mouth...

Oct 5 • 2 min read
Orthodontics Closing Gaps in Teeth with Braces

Gap-toothed smiles might be endearing in children, but not so much when it comes to adults. Known fo...

Jul 29 • 3 min read
Orthodontics What Happens When You Have An Underbite?

Despite what movies and magazines would have us believe, only a small percent of the population is a...

Jun 28 • 4 min read
Orthodontics 5 Tips for Getting Through Your First Week with Braces

Getting braces is exciting and nerve-wracking. Many patients come in feeling a bit anxious because t...

May 28 • 3 min read
Orthodontics Intro To Rubber Bands

All great leading characters have a sidekick that provides an extra boost just when they need it. Ba...

Feb 28 • 3 min read

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