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Who benefits from Invisalign®?

One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is “almost everyone.” The see-through, almost invisible aligners for straightening teeth are specifically molded to fit each individual’s mouth. Unlike...

Do we have your current contact info?

As you probably know, you can always connect with Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team by calling our Springdale, AR office, or going to our Facebook page. However, if you’ve recently moved or gotten a new phone number, we’ll need to update our records so we can easily...

What is a palatal expander?

If Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics have recommended a palatal expander, you might be wondering what it is and how it will help you. A palatal expander is a small appliance fitted in your mouth to create a wider space in the upper jaw. It is...

How do braces move my teeth?

Great question! Tooth movement is your body’s natural response to light pressure applied by braces over a period of time (usually two years). Braces work by using brackets that are glued onto your teeth; these brackets have small slots, and that is where Dr. Boyd...

Why Damon® Smile braces?

A lot of our patients, (especially you parents!) come to Whitlock Orthodontics convinced that traditional braces are the only answer to straight teeth. We are proud to offer Damon Smile in our Springdale, AR office, which can give you better results in less time than...