Patty

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Patty graduated from the Dalhousie School of Dental Hygiene in 1984. After graduation, Patty worked in general practice for many years and joined the team at TA Orthodontics in 2002. Patty is the former coordinator for the NS Dental Hygiene Resource Center. She currently is a volunteer with the Fluoride Mouth Rinse program at local elementary schools. Patty enjoys cooking, fitness, yoga, travelling, walking her dogs and spending time with her family.

How To Keep Track of When Your Child’s Adult Teeth Come In

An odd pattern of tooth eruption can cause more orthodontic problems for a child than is seen when the permanent (adult) teeth come in several months too early or too late. If your child’s teeth do not come in as expected, his or her bite and smile could both be affected. Studies show that changes Read More

Orthodontists Address Issues Related to Missing or Extra Teeth

The teeth are naturally organized in such a way as to provide support to one another; therefore, if a tooth is missing, this lost support causes additional force to be placed on the remaining teeth. Some people are actually born missing teeth. While missing teeth are a problem, extra teeth are also Read More