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How Does Soda Affect Dental Health?
09/28/2018
Soda can severely impact your dental health. In fact, soda is one of the leading causes of dental decay, and regularly consuming soda is detrimental for your teeth. Ultimately, this has to do with the chemical makeup of soda. For many brands, even a 12oz can of soda contains 30 grams of sugar or more—that's the equivalent of nearly 10 teaspoons. When you drink soda, the naturally-occurring bacteria in your mouth break down the sugar into acids. Learn more!
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Braces-Friendly Fourth of July Treats
06/29/2018
What better way to celebrate Independence Day than by enjoying some delicious patriotic treats? Dr. Maryam Mojdehi-Barnes and her team have put together a list of easy Fourth of July recipes that are both delicious and braces-friendly. Try them out and let us know what you think. Most importantly, have a fun and safe Fourth of July!
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Braces-Friendly Summer Recipes
06/21/2018
At the office of Dr. Maryam Mojdehi-Barnes, we want all our patients to have a pleasant treatment experience. While your orthodontist is responsible for moving your teeth into the desired position, you must do your part to make sure your treatment progresses as it should. A few of the things you must do include practicing good oral hygiene, keeping all your appointments and making sure you watch what you eat so you don't damage your braces. Now that summer is here, we would like to share a few braces-friendly recipes that are perfect for enjoying when the weather is hot. All of these recipes are quick and easy to make.
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Why Summer is the Perfect Time for Braces
06/15/2018
At the office of Dr. Maryam Mojdehi-Barnes, our mission is to help patients in and around Allen, TX achieve a gorgeous new smile through convenient orthodontic treatment. If you're considering orthodontic treatment for you or your child, there's no better time to do it than summer. Particularly for children, summer offers a number of benefits for starting orthodontic treatment, making the entire process more convenient. Whether you choose braces or Invisalign, summer is the perfect time to straighten your smile!
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Statistics About Smiling & Happiness
03/29/2018
Smiling is a universal sign of happiness. No matter what country you go to or what culture you take in, smiling is seen as a sign of happiness and acceptance. The main reason for that is because studies have shown that when a person is smiling, it actually affects certain muscles that can make that person feel happy. When you use these specific muscles, your brain will release endorphins, which are brain chemicals that will induce feelings of pleasure and euphoria. Smiling truly does have the ability to make you happier – even if you have to force yourself into doing so!
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Ten Benefits of Straight Teeth
01/15/2018

Many people may think that the benefits of straight teeth are purely about making a person’s smile look better. Well, as your adult and children’s orthodontist in Allen, TX, we at the practice of Dr. Maryam Mojdehi-Barnes couldn’t disagree any more strongly! Having straight teeth benefits patients in a variety of different ways beyond just looking more appealing. We’d like to share with you ten of the most important benefits that straight teeth can provide you with.

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New Year, New Smile!
01/01/2018

All of us at the practice of Dr. Maryam Mojdehi-Barnes would like to wish you a Happy New Year! And since it’s a new year, that means one thing – New Year’s resolutions! As your providers of Allen, TX Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, clear braces, and other high-quality orthodontic treatments, we’d like to give you some tips on how to get your dental health off to a wonderful start in 2018. Take these tips into consideration and you’ll have a beautiful, new smile for the new year!

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Braces-Friendly Recipes for the Holidays
11/27/2017

Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes and her team are excited to start our new blog! It’s important to us to be in close connection with our patients and this is a great way to do just that! Since we’re headed into the holiday season, we thought we’d kick-start our blog by sharing a few braces-friendly recipes that are perfect to make during this festive time of the year. Whether your child is seeing our Allen, TX orthodontist for two-phase treatment or you're undergoing adult treatment to improve your own smile, we’re confident that everyone in your family will enjoy these tasty dishes that are perfectly safe to eat while wearing braces!

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Allen, TX 75013

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