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Diet Soda vs. Regular Soda: Which is better for teeth?

May 28th, 2024

When most patients ask Dr. Robert Peterson this question, they're thinking strictly about sugar content — cut out the bacteria-feeding sugar that's present in regular soda by opting for a diet soda and it will be better for your teeth. That seems logical, right? Well, there's a bit more to it than that. Let's take…
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Start Your Day Off with a (Healthy) Smile!

May 27th, 2024

If there’s one meal that can claim the title of “Sweetest Meal of the Day,” it’s almost certainly breakfast. Sugary cereals, syrup-covered waffles, oatmeal with honey, cinnamon toast (which is literally sugar poured on toast)—it’s hard to imagine another menu even coming close. But you’re trying to keep your diet as healthy as possible. What…
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How Braces Can Work at Any Age

May 8th, 2024

The team at Peterson Orthodontics loves to help adults achieve straighter teeth and a beautiful smile. If you are considering getting braces, here are some things you’ll need to know. Can braces work for adults? The good news is that braces work for just about anyone. There are several different types of braces, howver, and…
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Spring Cleaning

May 1st, 2024

Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re not. No judgment here! What Dr. Robert Peterson can recommend wholeheartedly is finishing the season with a clean, sparkling smile. And we have some bright…
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