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Apr 17, 2017
It's Hip to Have Braces!
According to the American Association of Orthodontist, the number of children 17 and younger receiving orthodontic treatment has grown 46% over the past decade to 3.8 million in 2008. (Source: WSJ)
Apr 10, 2017
Jaw Adjustment
Your upper jaw can be expanded up until the age of 13 because the two bones that make up that part of your body have not yet fused together and can still be gently moved apart.
Apr 3, 2017
St. Patrick's Day Trivia Contest
Contestants check your email to see the results!
Apr 3, 2017
St. Patrick's Day Trivia Contest
Contestants check your email to see the results!
Apr 3, 2017
The Dreaded White Spot!
If you see white spots appearing on your teeth or experience inflamed, bleeding gums (gingivitis), your teeth are in the early stages of tooth decay. This can be reversed by taking extra care with your cleaning and diet. If left untreated, though, it can lead to bigger problems that will require treatment and may have life-long effects.
Apr 1, 2017
Easter Trivia Contest
The Walker-Dixon Easter Trivia Contest starts today! The winner wins 25 points. Participants earn 2 points.
Mar 31, 2017
Easter Trivia Contest
Walker-Dixon is proud to present its latest contest! Easter Trivia Contest starts on Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017. The winner wins 25 points. Participants earn 2 points.
Mar 20, 2017
That's NASA in Your Braces!
The wires used in your braces were originally invented by NASA. They are activated by body heat, a feature that NASA scientists found useful when designing gadgets for space exploration.
Mar 13, 2017
White Spots After Braces
If you want to avoid having white spots on your teeth after your braces are removed, be sure to maintain excellent dental hygiene while your braces are on.
Mar 6, 2017
How are braces today better than before?
Recent advances in tech have led to the creation of smaller and more efficient braces that use a variety of wires, including nickel, titanium, stainless steel, copper and cobalt.