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Back To School With 3M Clarity Aligners
Back To School With 3M Clarity Aligners
06/26/2019
At Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics, we help patients of all ages in Stillwater, Woodbury, and the surrounding areas achieve beautiful, healthy smiles through orthodontic treatment. We know every patient is different and offer a wide range of orthodontic treatment options, and in addition to more well-known treatments like braces and Invisalign, we also offer a highly effective clear aligner-based treatment called 3M Clarity Aligners. We treat patients of all ages, but adolescence is the most common time for orthodontic treatment – and if you or your child getting ready for adolescent treatment, summer offers the perfect opportunity to get started with 3M Clarity Aligners.
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Nail Biting
04/18/2019
At Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics, we're proud to offer comprehensive orthodontic treatment to patients throughout Woodbury, Stillwater, and the surrounding areas. But in addition to offering treatments like braces and Invisalign
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Thanksgiving With Braces
11/09/2018
If you love to eat ridiculous amounts of great food, then Thanksgiving is most likely one of your favorite holidays of the year! From delicious turkey stuffing to mounds of mashed potatoes and gravy, Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate with a bounty of savory and sweet treats. For all you braces wearers out there, you’re in luck! Fortunately, the majority of traditional Thanksgiving foods are perfectly fine to eat, even if you’re new to wearing braces and your mouth is still slightly sore.
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Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats
10/01/2018
Wearing braces doesn’t mean that you need to give up Halloween candy, but you do need to snack wisely this Fall. Thankfully, you’ll have plenty of options for delicious treats that also satisfy your sweet tooth. Our staff and doctors here at Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics in Stillwater and Lakewood, MN created this guide to help you pick some go-to favorite snacks while avoiding a sticky situation this Halloween.
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How Thumb-Sucking Can Harm Your Child's Smile
08/06/2018
When our Stillwater and Woodbury area babies and even toddlers are found sucking their thumbs, the act is often met with comments about how cute they are. And it is cute! While some amount of thumb-sucking is a normal reflex and not harmful at all, children who continuously suck their thumbs for extended periods of time a can cause orthodontic problems later in life.
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5 Foods to Avoid During Braces Treatment
06/20/2018
Patients improving their smile through orthodontic treatment with traditional braces can face challenges eating certain foods. Your orthodontist will ask you to avoid some foods or change the way you’re eating some of your favorite snacks to ensure a great result. It’s also important to keep in mind that some foods are more likely to stick to your teeth, making oral hygiene a challenge. Here are five foods to stay away from while undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces.
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How to Tell if Invisalign Is Right for You
04/09/2018
At Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics, we're proud to offer a variety of orthodontic treatments to patients of all ages in the Woodbury and Stillwater, MN areas. Many of our patients are curious about Invisalign clear aligners – so if you've been wondering whether or not Invisalign is right for you, you're not alone. Invisalign is a convenient form of treatment, and as your orthodontic specialists, we can help you discover if Invisalign is right for you.
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Hazards Of Direct To Your Door and DIY Orthodontics
03/09/2018
As busy people we are often enticed by options that seem to offer a quick and easy fix for a problem we face. Not surprisingly, when it comes to your health these solutions are not always the best. With the emergence and growing popularity of “direct to your door” and “do-it-yourself (DIY)” orthodontics, some people are now opting for a quick fix for their teeth. Unfortunately, these can offer more risks than benefits.
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Welcome to Our Blog!
11/06/2017
Thank you for taking the time to check out our blog here at Henseler & Kocian Orthodontics, your home for high-quality orthodontic treatments, such as braces and Invisalign in Stillwater and Woodbury MN. We’re proud to service all our patients in and around Woodbury and Stillwater with some of the best when it comes to orthodontic care and treatments.
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