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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Breakfast

Kids can be picky eaters. How many times have you seen your child try to hide the peas under a mound of mashed potatoes? At Sphinx Orthodontics, Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team understand how hard it can be...read more


 

How long after my braces come off should I wear my retainer?

Braces are an investment in your smile. When your teeth reach a desired straightness, you’ll have a beautiful smile, but it’s important to keep it that way! You can accomplish this with a retainer provided by Sphinx Orthodontics. A...read more


 

When is the best age to begin orthodontic treatment?

Most parents know that routine dental care should begin during their child’s toddler years. And many assume they must wait until their child has all of his or her permanent teeth to visit Dr. Tarek El-Bialy for an initial...read more


 

What causes crooked teeth?

Teeth erupt crookedly for a number of reasons that range from genetics to mouth deformities and serious oral diseases. When extra teeth or abnormally large teeth create a malocclusion (crookedness or misplacement of teeth), the culprit is usually genetic...read more