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Read our blog for tips on maintaining your oral health with braces by Turner Lim Orthodontists Auckland.

What not to eat while wearing braces this Xmas

What not to eat while wearing braces this Xmas 2560 1707 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Guess what? Christmas is around the corner! And, after an extremely challenging year, we can’t wait to take a well-earned break. Of course, food (lots of it) is an important…

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Turner Lim’s favourite orthodontics blog posts of 2016

Turner Lim’s favourite orthodontics blog posts of 2016 877 1280 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

It’s been more than two years since we started this orthodontics blog. Writing it has been a lot of fun, and we hope you enjoy reading! In recognition of this milestone,…

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Why orthodontists use fluoride on teeth

Why orthodontists use fluoride on teeth 1280 720 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Water fluoridation is a controversial subject. And, at Turner Lim, we have no intentions what so ever of entering the debate. Instead, in this post, we explain why orthodontists recommend…

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Make your orthodontist happy and floss regularly

Make your orthodontist happy and floss regularly 1000 664 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Have you flossed today? I hope so — as an orthodontist, I recommend flossing be part of your daily routine, particularly if you wear dental braces. In this post, I explain…

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Don’t let a dental braces malfunction spoil your holiday

Don’t let a dental braces malfunction spoil your holiday 1280 853 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

You’re going on holiday. Great. For a week or two — maybe longer — you can let down your hair down and forget about the everyday stresses of daily life.…

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Drink sports drinks: Is that really what Richie does?

Drink sports drinks: Is that really what Richie does? 1200 800 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Sports and energy drinks. If you’re a reader of this blog, you’ll know I hold serious reservations about them — they’re bad for your teeth, and unless you’re an elite…

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How your smile can affect your physical & mental health

How your smile can affect your physical & mental health 300 225 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

You can’t judge a book by its cover. This is true, but it doesn’t stop people unfairly judging us on our looks. Your smile influences how others perceive you. For example,…

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Three good reasons for using an electric toothbrush

Three good reasons for using an electric toothbrush 150 150 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

It’s important to brush your teeth at least twice a day — you probably know this. But, how thorough are you? It’s recommended that you spend at least two minutes…

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