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A Question Of Missing Teeth

Missing permanent teeth or premature loss of baby teeth is one reason why the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends an orthodontic consultation for children beginning at age 7. The upper lateral incisors, second premolars and third molars (wisdom teeth) are the teeth most likely to fail to develop or erupt. Heredity is considered a major factor when

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6 Orthodontic Tips For Back To School

It’s that time of year again! The temperature is cooling off, fall sports are underway, and all the kids are headed back to school. At Moss Wall Orthodontics we want to offer a few helpful tips for going back to school with #braces! Make sure to follow the 2×2 brushing rule: brush your teeth for TWO minutes, TWO

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Warning – Do It Yourself Orthodontics Is Not Worth The Risk

In today’s digital world, you can buy almost anything you want on the Internet. This includes finding the do it yourself information that goes along with it. Everyone wants to save money every way they can. However, some people are learning the hard way that doing it yourself isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when straightening

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5 Tips To Protect Your Braces During Halloween

Halloween is a fun time of year for kids of all ages… but it can be a “nightmare” waiting to happen if patients are damaging appliances when eating the wrong treats. At Moss Wall Orthodontics we love Halloween!! However, we feel it is important to educate parents and patients of the potential problems that can occur if orthodontic

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Tongue Thrusts Raise Havoc While Kids Are Growing

At Moss Wall Orthodontics, we think about how many processes of the human body take place unconsciously. As we make our way through the day, we are constantly breathing, blinking, keeping our balance, and doing a thousand other tiny things we never give a second thought. One such unconscious behavior is the way we chew and swallow our

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Food Drive for the Force

Moss and Wall Orthodontics is giving away Star Wars movie tickets when you join us in donating three cans of food to Thurston County Food Bank. The contest begins Monday, November 23rd and runs through Wednesday, December 16th.  For more information, click here.

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Moss Wall Orthodontics Offers Braces Friendly Stocking Stuffer Ideas

The holiday season is upon us again. Where did the year go? At Moss Wall Orthodontics we would like to share some stocking stuffer ideas to consider for patients of all ages wearing braces. Instead of candy and sweets that can bend wires and knock off brackets during holiday festivities, give something more suitable to make your season

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Gratitude And The Holidays

At Moss Wall Orthodontics, we are midway into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. When was the last time you stopped to simply experience and appreciate what your life has to offer and how much you take for granted on a regular basis? Take a few moments to be grateful for the simple things in life

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Start Off 2016 With A Great Smile

This year, Moss Wall Orthodontics and our Team renew their New Year’s resolution to make sure all their patients wearing braces and Invisalign, along with their families, receive the best quality orthodontic care and customer service available in the Lacey WA area. This includes connecting you with the chatter from the American Association of Orthodontists and actual orthodontic patients

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