When to See an Orthodontist

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Many people who have considered improving their smiles or the smiles of their children wonder when to see an orthodontist. This is a commonly asked question that has several answers.  General Guidelines on When to See an Orthodontist Generally speaking, you should schedule an orthodontic appointment whenever you have a question about how your teeth … Read more

Alternatives to Metal Braces

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Alternatives to Traditional Braces Alternatives to Metal Braces When you hear the words “orthodontic treatment,” we’ll be we know what you picture – a smiling mouth with a lattice of metal brackets and wires attached to the front of the teeth. These are traditional metal braces, and they’re they oldest treatment in orthodontics. Even though … Read more

About Teeth

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What’s special about Clifton & Mauney is that our doctors and staff are specialized in not only regular orthodontics, but pediatric dentistry for the communities of Chapel Hill, Durham and Hillsborough as well. We know the ins and outs of children’s teeth and we definitely know that their sweet tooths can kick in and be the cause for those pesky little … Read more

Foods to Avoid with Braces

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Orthodontic Treatment in Chapel Hill, NC At Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we believe everyone deserves a healthy, beautiful smile, and our mission is to help each of our patients achieve one. That’s why we’re proud to offer a wide range of dental treatments and orthodontic treatments for children and families in the Research Triangle, including orthodontic braces. … Read more

Brushing and Flossing with Braces

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Clifton & Mauney is dedicated to being your choice when you’re looking for a pediatric dentist or orthodontist in the Chapel Hill, Durham and Hillsborough, NC areas. We strive to provide the highest quality of dental and orthodontic care so that all our patients can leave our Chapel Hill office with a healthy smile. There’s … Read more