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Harry L. Dougherty DDS, MS has created this informative blog to help educate the community.

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Ways of Avoiding Gum Disease When Wearing Orthodontic Aligners
Posted on 1/20/2020 by Harry L. Dougherty DDS, MS
Getting your teeth straightened with orthodontic aligners offers many advantages over traditional braces, such as being removable and easy to clean. As with any object in your mouth that allows food to collect around your teeth and gums, however, you need to stay on top of your oral care routine...

We Are Only One Part of Your Oral Care Team
Posted on 12/30/2019 by Harry L. Dougherty DDS, MS
Oral health is one of the most undervalued aspects of our general health. People will focus a lot on the other parts of their bodies and ignore their mouths. However, we have come to see that when your oral health is on point, you can generally expect that you will be quite comfortable and have a...

How Dental Wax Can Make Having Braces Less Painful
Posted on 12/20/2019 by Harry L. Dougherty DDS, MS
Braces are a great tool that's often used by orthodontists to take care of misaligned teeth so that they can stay properly aligned giving you the smile you deserve. However, the procedure is not all petals and roses. There is a lot of discomfort and often times pain in the first couple of...

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