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Wearing Your Retainer

If you wear braces, you are probably ticking off the days until you will walk into the orthodontist’s office and have them removed. It will be feel good to have the pressure on your teeth relieved, but you aren’t quite done. Even though your braces have done the hard work of moving your teeth into proper alignment, your teeth, and... read more »

How to Keep Plaque from Growing on Your Retainer

Plaque is a dangerous substance that promotes tooth decay and gum disease. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, plaque can live and grow on your retainer, encourage dental problems, and even release a smelly odor. As you probably already guessed, it’s best to keep plaque away from your retainer as much as possible. So, to help you remove the plaque regularly,... read more »

The Holidays Can Be Fun While Wearing Braces

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, and at Mahlmann & Borders Orthodontics, Dr. Lee Mahlmann and our team are excited to share how important orthodontics is to a healthy smile for our patients in Richmond, Texas. Correcting a "bad bite," actually results in a healthier mouth, so, in honor of October's National Orthodontic Health Month, we are sharing four tips... read more »