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DIY Braces Present Big Dangers

DIY Braces Present Big Dangers

My first experience with DIY orthodontics was about ten years ago when a teenager took her own braces off. It was two weeks before I was supposed to and she didn’t take into account that her clear braces needed a special tool to be removed. Consequently, she broke...

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Timing Can Be Critical

Timing Can Be Critical

“We should’ve been here sooner” Is a phrase that I am much too familiar with. Most recently I heard it from a Mom with a look of resolution on her face after she understands that her daughter, in addition to braces, will now need to visit an oral surgeon to gain...

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Kathy Celebrates 30 Years!

Kathy Celebrates 30 Years!

Dr. John: a few months after Nancy celebrated her 40th anniversary, Kathy now has hit the 30 year mark! She has a passion for her work and the commitment that 30 years demonstrates. She is of the most upbeat and eternally positive people I've ever met and a truly...

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Got TMJ?

Got TMJ?

Have you ever heard anyone say, “I have TMJ?” Did you feel empathy for their plight? I’ve got a secret for you: you do too, and you have two of them. The “TMJ” which is the  temporomandibular joint (the joint between the temporal bone of the skull and the mandible or...

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An Inspired Smile

An Inspired Smile

  When my dentist first told my mom “you should try Warford,” I thought he was talking about toothpaste. Little did I know, “Warford” was an orthodontist who was going to change my life. When I was little, my teeth were a mess. They were crooked and jutting out...

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Invisalign or Braces?

Invisalign or Braces?

  I enjoy technology as much as most of you do, but these days I’m not looking for more reasons to spend time in front of a computer unless it’s really worth the time spent. For Invisalign, it’s worth it. Eleven years ago I stopped what little Invisalign...

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Since 1975, a 40 Year Legacy

Since 1975, a 40 Year Legacy

Dr. John here. It's not often I can say that I've known someone my whole life, and Nancy and my Dad are the only Warford Orthodontics Team Members about whom I can. Nancy started working at Warford Orthodontics when I was 7 months old and this month will pass the 40...

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Why I Decided to Do What I Do

Why I Decided to Do What I Do

Sounds like a country music song title, I know. I often get asked why I chose to become an orthodontist, especially by the many high school and college shadow students we have come through the office learning more about orthodontics and if it’s the career choice for...

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CSA: Three Letters Important to Your Health

CSA: Three Letters Important to Your Health

I've been getting some great feedback from Patients, parents, and WO Team members about my blog posts relating to the importance of nutrition and its effects on your whole body, not just your mouth. One of the most important factors to consider is where your foods are...

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More Than Your Teeth

More Than Your Teeth

At Warford Orthodontics, we care about “more than just the teeth”, and with this philosophy in mind we sponsored a really informative presentation with Beth from Pretty Loaded last Saturday at the Dakota Stage Playhouse in Bismarck. A group of Warford Orthodontics...

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Regular daily office hours vary during the week so please call 701-255-1311 for office hours and to schedule your appointment.

If you are experiencing an orthodontic emergency during office hours please be sure to call ahead to ensure the best care possible.

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Friday through Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, you may call or text the on-call assistant at 701-471-2539.

The on-call assistant will evaluate your need to be seen right away or if waiting until the next workday is safe, depending on your comfort level, of course.

The on-call assistant can consult with Dr. John 7 days a week as needed so we can provide you the best advice for your weekend concerns.