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It's a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!

People have been ushering in the New Year for centuries but it became an official holiday in 1582 when Pope George XIII declared January 1st to be the day on which everyone would celebrate the New Year. At midnight...read more


 

TMD Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) describe a set of conditions that involve trouble with your jaw and face muscles. They result from a problem in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is a hinge that connects the temporal bones, in your...read more


 

Permanent or Removable Retainers: Which is right for you?

When the time comes for Dr. Tarek El-Bialy to remove your braces, it is very exciting. Unfortunately, it can be somewhat confusing, too, because you are faced with choosing between two kinds of retainers. Should you go with permanent,...read more


 

Going Beyond Braces

At Sphinx Orthodontics, we aren’t just concerned with straightening your teeth and giving you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We are also committed improving the oral health and the well-being of all our patients. Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and...read more


 

Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit

It’s a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so common that it even has its own name, pagophagia....read more