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Apr. 11, 2017 at 11:54amApril is National Mouth Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month, and dentists are teaming up with athletes, parents and coaches to raise awareness about the importance of guarding against dental and facial injuries.

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Jan. 30, 2017 at 9:30amTooth Friendly Foods for Kids

A balanced diet helps your child build a healthy body — and that includes strong teeth. 

 

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Jan. 19, 2017 at 8:51amTaking Care of Your Baby's Teeth

Taking good care of your baby’s teeth is an important step in their overall health and well-being. Here are some key dental care tips:

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Jul. 31, 2016 at 12:16pmWhat Sets Us Apart

Dr. Kapust has taken the “extra-step” to achieve his board certifications in Orthodontics(www.americanboardortho.org), and Pediatric Dentistry (www.aapd.org). This voluntary certification process means that Dr. Kapust passed a comprehensive written examination covering all aspects of orthodontics and pediatric dentistry as well as completing an oral examination to assess his treatment planning abilities, thought processes, and knowledge of past and present research in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry.
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Jul. 31, 2016 at 11:53amWhy We Come Recommended

Here is a look into why we come recommended in our community.  See what our patients have to say about us on Google and Yelp.
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Jun. 27, 2016 at 8:21amNine Important Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist

Finding the right orthodontist is a big decision. Knowing the right questions to ask will help you make a well-informed decision. Here are nine important questions you should ask your orthodontist before receiving treatment followed by responses from Dr. Andy Kapust.
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Jun. 27, 2016 at 8:16amWhat is a Board Certified Orthodontist?

A board certified orthodontist is an orthodontist who has voluntarily gone through hundreds of additional hours of preparation to demonstrate their judgment, skills and knowledge required for providing the highest level of patient care.   

  

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May. 19, 2016 at 11:16amHow do we reduce radiation in dental x-rays?

How can we reduce the radiation to my child? The amount of radiation from one dental x –ray picture is very small. Still, it is important to keep the radiation amount as low as possible. 
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May. 19, 2016 at 11:09amThe danger of soft drinks and orthodontic treatment

Soft drinks, including regular and diet soda pop, fruit drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks, weaken tooth enamel. They are even harder on teeth with orthodontic “appliances,” such as braces or aligners. It is recommended that you avoid soft drinks during your orthodontic treatment so that your teeth stay healthy and strong, and you finish your treatment with a good bite and a healthy, beautiful smile. 
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Mar. 14, 2016 at 8:49amDentist Appointment Anxiety: 3 Ways to Alleviate Your Child's Fears

Taking your child to the dentist can be a difficult experience if he is feeling anxious about the appointment. So what can you do as a parent to help ease his mind? Here are a few tips that can help provide some comfort to your child and make his visit much more pleasant.
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