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How many baby teeth do I have and when will they fall out?

When will my baby teeth fall out?      As an orthodontist, I am often asked by parents why their children’s baby teeth are not falling out on time? At what age should all the baby teeth fall out by? What is the typical order that adult teeth erupt? In order to understand the eruption/exfoliation con [...]

My First Day…An Employees Perspective

My name is Blake and it was my first day working as a receptionist at Shiney Smiles Orthodontics and if you’re anything like me you can imagine how nervous I was. Walking into a new setting can be intimidating to an extent. I was nervous as I didn’t know what to expect but I felt more eager than any [...]

Do Smiles Really Open Doors?

Do Smiles Really Open Doors? Did you know that a few years ago, in Tokyo, they invented a machine called a “Happiness Counter” that actually reminded people to smile each day? It was even placed on a refrigerator door, so that if you didn’t smile, the refrigerator door would be difficult to open! W [...]