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The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Tarek El-Bialy wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance...read more


 

I got my braces. Now what?

You’ve taken the first step toward a healthier and more beautiful appearance by getting braces at Sphinx Orthodontics, and you’re probably wondering what comes next. The first week is the period of biggest adjustment, and there’s a lot to...read more


 

Top Ways to Ensure You and Your Braces Have a Good Relationship

You and your braces will become good friends over the coming months or years, so it’s important to get your relationship off to a good start. Consider the following recommendations to prevent rocky times ahead: Floss, floss, floss. Yes,...read more


 

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a...read more


 

Should I use a water pick during my treatment?

Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team at Sphinx Orthodontics know that for some of our patients wearing braces, it can be difficult to weave through those wires and brackets as you brush and floss during your treatment. Some of...read more