Helpful Accessories for Patients in Braces

Platypus Flossers These floss picks are specifically designed for patients with braces because they have a unique spatula end on them that allows you to get underneath the wire. We can provide you with some samples at your next visit, but they are not easy to find in stores. We recommend buying them in bulk […]

Age 7 is a good time for a first orthodontic appointment

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children begin seeing the orthodontist at age 7. In many cases, the Orthodontist may recommend “Phase I” or “Early Treatment” to address problems before all of the primary teeth have been lost. However, even if the patient is not ready for treatment at that time, it is a […]

Introducing: Lending Club

If you have ever explored the possibility of pursuing orthodontic treatment for yourself or a child, you are likely aware that it is an investment in not only time, but financially as well.  At Dr. Richter’s office we are always trying to provide as many payment options as possible so that you can choose a […]

Now Accepting Online Payments

We are very excited to announce that you are now able to view your account information and make payments online! You can also see your next scheduled appointments and refer friends to our office through our new online patient portal, powered by Sesame Communications. If you have not set up your account, you can do […]

New Hampshire Signers of the Declaration of Independence

The United States Declaration of Independence, presented to Congress by Thomas Jefferson on June 28, 1776, expresses the ideals that our nation is built upon.  When congress voted for the Declaration on July 4, 1776, the unanimous decision of all 13 colonies to secede from the British Empire was made public to a very different […]

How Do I Use a Mouth Guard if I Have Braces?

If you’re an athlete or an avid sports enthusiast you probably know the dangers that go with your sport. Athletes stand the risk of getting an orofacial injury by a 33-56 percent margin. If you play a contact sport, the chances of an injury are even greater. Sports and recreational activities account for about five […]

What Do Orthodontics and Robots Have in Common?

Mechanics, that’s what! And what better community event could there be for the Luba Richter Orthodontics Team to support than a Robotics Competition!

What Foods Can I Eat if I Wear Braces?

The secret to foods you can eat while wearing braces is simple. Replace the crunchy, harder foods with softer foods. Is there anyone on the planet who doesn’t like the ultimate comfort food – mac ‘n cheese? Dishes made with pasta are easy to chew and melt away in your mouth. It’s hard to go […]

How Can I Brush and Floss My Teeth If I Wear Braces or a Retainer?

One of the most common concerns about wearing dental braces or retainers is how to maintain good dental hygiene without disturbing the appliances. If you are having trouble brushing or flossing with your braces, let us know at your next appointment and we can go over proper procedures together.  There are lots of great products […]

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