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Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS

Welcome to our second edition of Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics’ “A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics” blog series.

Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS

One of the most interesting aspects of orthodontics is getting to know those who practice it—orthodontists. Each doctor we meet seems to have their own unique backstory on how they came to the profession. Sometimes it’s through family. Sometimes it’s through fate. Or in the case of our current “A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics” interviewee, Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS of Graber and Gyllenhaal Orthodontics, sometimes it’s a mix of the expected and unexpected. Continue reading Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS

Thumbs Up Orthodontist’s Role in Curing the First Addiction

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Most practices don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the role addiction can play in shaping their daily activities. After all, orthodontics is about correcting small physiological imperfections preprogrammed by the body’s genetic code. But orthodontists are on the frontline of one of the most common human addictions. What’s more, it’s a good bet that you too were afflicted by this addiction. Non-nutritive sucking, better known as thumb sucking, isn’t just a habit. It’s considered by many psychologists to be human’s first true addiction. Continue reading Thumbs Up Orthodontist’s Role in Curing the First Addiction