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Welcome to the Burch Orthodontics Family

We want to welcome these incredible rock stars to the Burch Orthodontics family. We love what we do and are grateful to be in the Tallahassee community. Many orthodontists in Tallahassee, Florida can make a straight smile, but we pride ourselves in being more than just ‘smile straighters’. When a parent is making health decisions for their child, many factors are considered.  “Is the doctor trained in the latest techniques and top in her field? Is the staff knowledgeable? At Burch Orthodontics, the answers to all those questions are easily answered yes!


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Manual vs Electric Toothbrush

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It is the big debate among households everywhere, electric toothbrush or a manual toothbrush? Chances are you have a preference over which type of toothbrush you are using. However if you have been thinking about switching your toothbrush or validating your choice, one thing we can all agree on is that both are effective at removing plaque and keeping our teeth clean.

Electric Toothbrush: 
Electric toothbrush bristles rotate to help you remove plaque buildup from your teeth and gums. Electric toothbrushes can also be easier for people with limited mobility, people with carpal tunnel, arthritis or developmental disabilities. They also have built in timers, which can be useful to help brush your teeth for at least two minutes. Kids can be more engaged with an electric toothbrush and can help them with their oral hygiene routine.

Some cons of an electric toothbrush may be the inconvenience of switching out the toothbrush head. The specific one can be hard to find. Another con, is the pri…