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Orthodontic Retainers 101: What You Need to Know

WHAT IS AN ORTHODONTIC RETAINER? Orthodontic retainers are removable dental devices that are custom made to fit over your teeth to help maintain the position of your teeth after orthodontic treatment. The most common types of retainers an orthodontist prescribes after treatment are:   Permanent retainers:  This style is bonded to the back of your

Important Partial Re-Opening Notice for Our Patients

Dear Parkside Orthodontic Community, As many of you may already know, on 4/14/2020, Governor Kate Brown announced new public health framework for resuming non-urgent, elective dental procedures for providers who are able to meet the new requirement for COVID-19 safety and preparedness, with specific guidelines issued by Governor Brown and the Oregon Health Authority for