Orthodontics Blog

If you’re looking for news about orthodontics or helpful resources to help you care for your smile with Invisalign or braces, you’ve found the perfect place! Welcome to the Hamilton, Wilson & Hendrickson Orthodontics blog.

Helpful Orthodontic Resources From Our Award-Winning Orthodontists

At Hamilton, Wilson, & Hendrickson Orthodontics, we understand that patients have many questions about the treatment process. We’re here to help, whether you’re a current patient or considering orthodontic treatment for you or your children in Topeka, KS, and surrounding areas.

Our orthodontics are happy to provide general oral health advice and orthodontic tips to help you on the path to a beautiful smile.

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Help! My Invisalign Has Gaps! How Do I Fix My Aligners?

Invisalign clear aligners are becoming increasingly popular for teenagers and adults who want a straight smile without a mouthful of metal. Millions of patients have had their teeth straightened by Invisalign clear aligners. They’re designed to fit your teeth and move them using gentle pressure. But what happens when your clear aligners don’t fit as well as expected?  “Tracking” is…
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January 31, 2023
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Why Brushing Teeth After Every Meal May Not Be Best

We all know how important it is to brush and floss your teeth regularly. It’s the best way to keep your teeth healthy and strong. You’ve probably heard that it’s best to brush and floss after every meal, but is that true?  Should you brush your teeth after every meal? You may be surprised at the answer: Not necessarily.  Hamilton,…
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December 15, 2022
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How to Get Rid of Gingivitis With Braces

Brushing and flossing are important to prevent tooth decay and vital for healthy gums. If your gums are sore, swollen, or bleeding, there’s a good chance you’re not brushing and flossing as well as you should. Those symptoms are also signs of the beginning stage of gum disease called gingivitis.  The doctors at Hamilton, Wilson, & Hendrickson Orthodontics know brushing…
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November 4, 2022
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What Happens If You Swallow Braces Wire? We Can Help!

Something’s just happened to your loose braces bracket. It’s gone, and it didn’t fall out of your mouth. Did you swallow it? You swallowed it. Now what? Will swallowing a braces bracket hurt? Will it harm you? Can you die if you swallow a braces bracket? What if you accidentally swallow braces wire? We know it can be scary, but…
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October 24, 2022
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Why Wearing Your Retainers Helps Keep Your Perfect Smile

You’ve spent months and months in braces or Invisalign to perfect your smile. The last thing you want now is for all that to go to waste. We don’t want that, either! Once our doctors at Hamilton, Wilson and Hendrickson Orthodontics remove your braces or Invisalign, you will begin the “retention” phase of your treatment. Retention is the post-braces maintenance…
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September 16, 2022


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At Hamilton, Wilson & Hendrickson Orthodontics, we truly believe that everyone deserves a smile they’re proud to show off. That’s why we’re proud to provide high-quality orthodontic care to patients throughout the Topeka, KS, area. We strive to offer personalized service to our patients, designing personalized treatments that perfectly suit our patients’ unique needs and lifestyles.

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