Icon Orthodontics Blog

Dr. Gage wants all of his patients to stay informed about their orthodontic treatment. Read our blog to learn more about braces, Invisalign and commonly asked questions from our patients.


Help! My gums hurt when I floss!

Posted Sep 19th, 2017 in blog

By no stretch is it rare for your gums to hurt during and after flossing. Even some bleeding is to be expected. This is especially true if you have...

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Going Beyond Braces

Posted Sep 19th, 2017 in blog

At Icon Orthodontics, we aren’t just concerned with straightening your teeth and giving you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We are also...

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Star Wars Colouring Contest

Star Wars Colouring Contest

Posted Sep 14th, 2017 in events

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How to Floss with Braces

Posted Sep 12th, 2017 in blog

The Icon Orthodontics team knows that oral hygiene is important, whether you have braces on your teeth or not. But if you are a person who wears...

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What is malocclusion?

Posted Sep 5th, 2017 in blog

The term malocclusion refers to misalignment of teeth. You may have been born with malocclusion, so your teeth simply grew in crooked, or the...

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Does my child need two-phase treatment?

Posted Aug 29th, 2017 in blog

Two-phase orthodontic treatment involves two separate and distinct periods that your child receives orthodontic treatment. It allows your son or...

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How can I protect my child’s teeth during sports?

Posted Aug 22nd, 2017 in blog

Sports are great for children for a variety of reasons. Children can develop their motor skills, learn how to solve conflicts and work together,...

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Looking Back at the Old Days of Braces

Posted Aug 15th, 2017 in blog

Braces can be painful, but if you are a teen who loves being social, the worst part about them can be their look. They show up in your photos, and...

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Does smoking affect oral health?

Posted Aug 8th, 2017 in blog

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is...

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Brushing with Braces: How to Keep a Clean Mouth

Posted Aug 1st, 2017 in blog

A clean mouth is a happy mouth. And when Dr. Gage and our staff see you have a clean mouth, we are happy too. Of course, all of this should make...

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