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Summertime Recipes- Braces Friendly!

Summertime is when we spend a lot more time outdoors enjoying some beautiful weather! It is also the time of year when there are many picnics, BBQs, and family get-togethers planned where there is lots of great food to eat! But if you are wearing braces, you may be wondering if all of these tasty […]

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Summer Time and Your Teeth

Remember carefree Summers? They can exist again, but you owe it to your smile to continue to treat your teeth well! Swimming Pools Did you know that the chlorine used in swimming pools to kill bacteria can weaken your teeth by damaging their enamel? It is the “acidity” that can create the environment for enamel […]

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How are Crossbites Corrected?

One of the dental misalignments or malocclusions(improper bites) that can be corrected with traditional braces or Invisalign is a “crossbite.” This one type of malocclusion; a misalignment of the teeth and/or jaws is extremely amenable to early correction. A crossbite can take several forms, and an orthodontist can correct all. A posterior crossbite, occurs in […]

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Generic Clear Aligners vs. Invisalign Aligners

  Dr. Herman and our staff  have the collective experience of treating many patients with Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. We are in the Top 1% of Invisalign Providers in the world! We have seen a lot of progress in the world of orthodontic technology. However, the vast number of mail-order, generic clear aligner companies that […]

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How to Choose the Best Braces Colors

Getting to choose the colors of your smile is an exciting perk for many people who have braces! Some people choose to stand out from the crowd with a colorful smile, while others prefer a more subtle, natural look for their smile. Colors in Your Braces? Braces work by the use of long metal archwires, […]

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After Invisalign: How Your Life Will Change After Treatment

Imagine you just completed your Invisalign® treatment. You’re removing your last set of Invisalign clear aligners and are ready to show off your perfectly straight and healthy smile. You look in the mirror and see sparkly white teeth. You feel like a superstar! (Is that Brad Pitt looking back at you in the mirror?) You […]

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5 Signs That You Need Invisalign®

    1. You’re unhappy with your smile. Quite possibly the best indicator of whether you should consider Invisalign is the way you feel about your smile. Have you made a habit of hiding your teeth, or smiling strictly with a closed mouth? Invisalign can treat many orthodontic conditions associated with poor confidence. If you […]

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NEW CONTEST ALERT

💥NEW CONTEST ALERT💥 Participate in our current contest at your next scheduled appointment! Take a guess at how many M&M’s are in the jar for a chance to win a $100 VISA gift card! Winner gets to take home all of the M&M’s too! The jar will be traveling to all of our locations. 😁 […]

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How to Get my Braces off Faster

For braces to work properly they need time to straighten and align your teeth. There is no magic fix.

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Braces: The Ultimate Christmas Gift

Not sure what to gift the child or teen who seems to have it all? What about the gift of perfectly aligned teeth for life! If your child is in need of alignment, now is the ideal time to see an orthodontist. The holiday season is the perfect time to surprise a loved one with […]

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Orthodontic Terminology 101 For New Patients

Deciding to pursue orthodontic treatment for your child or yourself is one of the best decisions you could ever make. Initial consultations can be overwhelming if you are unfamiliar with the orthodontic terminology used during your appointment. Below is a list of several common terms used in orthodontics today. Appliances Any device, attached to the […]

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How Do I Care For My Orthodontic Expander?

If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment using a palatal expander, it’s essential to take care of these appliances to maintain your optimal level of oral health throughout your orthodontic treatment plan Proper care for a non-removable oral appliance like a traditional orthodontic expander can take some extra time, but as long as you stay on […]

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Dangers of Mail-Order Braces

Over the past few years, many companies focusing on orthodontic procedures through mail-in products have been growing in popularity. These services are generally cheaper than what you’d find at a typical orthodontist, and for good reason. Not only are the products not nearly as advanced as traditional procedures, but they lack a key part of […]

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Can I Use My HSA or FSA For My Braces?

For many individuals, braces are an essential treatment. Not only do they straighten teeth and prevent serious dental problems, but they can also transform your smile and give you added confidence. …..

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Improving Sleep Problems with Orthodontics

Sleep is the one function humans can’t go without to stay healthy. Most people are concerned about the total hours of shut-eye they get each night, but may not realize that sleep quality is just as important as sleep length. ……

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Tulsa State Fair!

About Us The Tulsa State Fair is the City’s largest family event, providing educational experiences and entertainment during an 11-day span. Annually held on the fourth Thursday after Labor Day, this historical event is based upon heritage, family values and quality entertainment for all ages. It was first organized in 1903 as the “Tulsa County […]

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Onifade is an 11-Year-Old Cookie Entrepreneur

One of our patients was recently featured in Tulsa People Magazine for his awesome cookie baking skills!

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What Can I do for my Kids Teeth When they are Young?

Developing good dental habits should start at birth rather than when your child’s first tooth appears…….

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How Can I Ensure I Won’t Have Stains After Braces?

Patients often ask if they are likely to see stains on their teeth after their braces have been removed. …….

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Patient Rewards Hub

Go check out out new Patient Rewards Hub App!! You can play games and easily refer your friends to earn points. When you’re ready to cash in your points for gift cards, you can do that directly on the app! Herman_Mobile_App_Flyer      

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An Affair of the Heart- This Weekend!

Looking for something local and fun to do this weekend? (July 12th-14th 2019) An Affair of the Heart, one of the largest arts and craft shows in the United States, is known for its quality and variety of merchandise. Come to An Affair of the Heart, held at Expo Square in Tulsa, for a truly unique […]

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Getting Your Orthodontic Journey Started- Financially- at Dr. Herman Orthodontic Treatment for Children and Adults

Crooked and misaligned teeth can shatter your self-confidence, and you may hesitate to smile in public. Not only that, you can also experience difficulty in speech and chewing because of your misaligned teeth…………….

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Impacted Teeth

You may have heard the term “impacted” used to describe a tooth and wonder what it means. In orthodontic or dental terms, “impacted” means that a tooth either has not come in (“erupted”) when expected or a tooth that cannot erupt because it does not have room or may be coming in the wrong direction […]

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6 Facts About Two-Phase Treatment

Problems that will eventually need orthodontic attention can become obvious long before a child has all of their permanent teeth……

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Jaw Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is one procedure you may need as an orthodontic patient…………

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The Importance of Retainer Wear

When you finish your orthodontic treatment, you are excited to be free of the appliances you’ve had to put up with—brackets, wires, aligners, and so on. However…….

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Wanting to Complete Treatment Faster?

If you are growing impatient with the process and just want to get those babies off, there is a ways you can speed up the process and get your braces off quicker……..

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You May Need Orthodontic Treatment Before Obtaining Implants

You have a lot of options for replacing missing teeth, from state-of-the-art dental implants to affordable, but effective partial dentures. But if the teeth in question have been missing for a while, you may first have to undergo orthodontic treatment. Here’s why……..

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Hacks to Make Your Invisalign Treatment Even Better

Compared to going through treatment with traditional metal braces, most teens would agree that Invisalign treatment is a cakewalk!  Still, any orthodontic treatment that involves moving and re-positioning your teeth is going to come with some challenges, discomfort, and adjustment. 1. Always Carry a Case To reduce your chances of losing your Invisalign trays, always […]

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