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Overbite or Overjet?

The words “overbite” and “overjet” certainly sound similar. Both conditions concern your front teeth. Both conditions fall under the same category of bite problems—Class II malocclusions, if you want to Read More

At what age should my child have an orthodontic evaluation?

You may have noticed that kids seem to be getting braces and other orthodontic care a lot earlier these days. There was a time, only a decade or two ago, Read More

Five Great Reasons to Visit Our Practice this Summer

We’ve heard all the reasons why folks put off scheduling an orthodontic consultation: not quite ready to begin treatment, vacations, busy schedules, financial concerns, etc. Here are five reasons why you Read More

Happy Fourth of July

Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read More

Caring for Your Smile after Invisalign® Treatment

You have done a lot of work to get the perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign aligner trays and cared for your teeth, and now your treatment is done. You Read More

What is a palatal expander?

Orthodontists like the doctor recommend a first orthodontic visit and evaluation for your child around the age of seven. We will evaluate your child’s jaw and facial development and make Read More

Tips to Help You Beat the Heat This Summer

The dog days of summer are upon us, and with the temperatures soaring, our team at Gregory M Blackstone DDS wants you to be extra careful about sun safety when Read More

Cosmetic Braces Options

If you’re like most adults, you aren't enthused about the idea of having to get traditional metal braces. The look, feel, and cost keep many people from getting the smile Read More

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More

How do teeth move with braces?

Although teeth seem to be solidly fixed in their sockets (at least they don’t wobble when we chew!), all teeth can easily be moved if the doctor and our staff Read More

Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their Read More

May is National Teen Self-Esteem Month!

The month of May has the unique distinction of being National Teen Self-Esteem Month. What does that mean? National Teen Self-Esteem Month was created to raise public awareness about how low Read More

Bracketology

Analyzing strong points, looking for potential problems, making comparisons—it’s bracketology time! Nope, not basketball (although we hear they have something similar), but a brief analysis of your orthodontic options when Read More

Every Day is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read More

What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?

We hear this question a lot at Gregory M Blackstone DDS, and we don’t mind when patients who are eager to complete their orthodontic treatment ask us. After all, we Read More

Play it Safe this Spring

It's springtime and it's again time to remind our patients at Gregory M Blackstone DDS to protect their faces and pearly whites while out on the field playing sports. According Read More

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