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Orthodontics

We share some information on orthodontic procedures and tips on managing pain you may feel when having braces.

Boy undergoing maxillary expansion.

The many benefits of maxillary expansion

The many benefits of maxillary expansion 1920 1280 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Maxillary expansion is the orthodontic process of widening the upper jaw (maxilla) to align with the lower jaw. There are several benefits of this procedure that go even beyond orthodontics,…

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A woman wearing lingual dental braces.

3 nearly invisible dental braces that adults love

3 nearly invisible dental braces that adults love 1280 853 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

These days, a growing number of adults wish to improve their teeth later in life. There could be a couple of reasons for this: orthodontics is more affordable and available…

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Girl smiling after orthodontic treatment

How Turner Lim Orthodontist straightened Yoana’s smile

How Turner Lim Orthodontist straightened Yoana’s smile 1165 972 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

What do we love about orthodontics? Well, being able to make a positive impact on our patients’ lives is one thing. Recently, we treated Yoana, a teenager with impacted teeth.…

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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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Propel VPro5: A new advancement in orthodontics

Propel VPro5: A new advancement in orthodontics 535 535 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Do you wear dental braces? Are you thinking about getting them? Either way, you’d probably like your treatment to be as fast as possible. So, in this post, we highlight…

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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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baby sucking pacifier

Are pacifiers bad for your baby’s teeth?

Are pacifiers bad for your baby’s teeth? 960 642 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

At Turner Lim Orthodontists, patients often ask whether pacifiers can cause harm to their children. In this post, we address the concerns. Sucking is natural The desire to suck is…

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dental floss

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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tom cruise smiling

Do you want a smile like Tom Cruise? It’s never too late

Do you want a smile like Tom Cruise? It’s never too late 565 800 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

If I say “Tom Cruise,” what first springs to mind? His flawless white teeth, perhaps? Well, if so, it may surprise you to learn that Thomas Cruise Mapother the Fourth…

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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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