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Healthy Halloween Dental Tips

We love Halloween at Carter Family Orthodontics, but we know it can be a spooky time for our patients with braces. Here are our top five Halloween orthodontic tips to keep you smiling as big as a jack-o-lantern. Say "boo" to hard candy and sticky candy, like Starburst, Tootsie Rolls,...

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Birthday Celebration Classroom Contest!

Supporting education is the BEST way to celebrate our two year anniversary! We are smiling from ear to ear after reviewing 60 submissions for some of our wonderful Tulsa area classrooms. It was a tough choice, but we narrowed it down to 5 finalists. Now it is time for YOU...

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Why Adults Should Consider Wearing Braces

 Are you an adult who has considered wearing braces, but have questions or concerns? Have you wondered if braces are right for you? Here are a few reasons we think adults should consider orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment is appropriate, and sometimes necessary for both kids and...

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Carter Family Orthodontics has a fresh new look!

Carter Family Orthodontics has a fresh new look! Over the last few months our office has been bustling with activity. Painters, landscapers, designers, artists and your own CFO team has worked hard to create fun and exciting changes we think you are going to love!...

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Meet Dr. Phyllis C. Higgins

While Dr. Emily is on maternity leave with new baby boy, Finn, Carter Family Orthodontics is happy to welcome Dr. Phyllis C. Higgins. Dr. Higgins grew up in Wilmington, Delaware. She has lived in New York City, Durham, and most recently Houston. Her family moved to Tulsa...

Big sister, Liv, is holding baby brother, Finn.

Welcome Baby Finn Carter!

Our office is thrilled to announce that Dr. Carter's baby boy has arrived! The Carter family happily welcomed baby boy, Finn. He is pictured here with proud big sister, Liv. In honor of Dr. Carter's new arrival, we are gathering donations for Emergency Infant Services (EIS), a non-profit...

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Dr. Carter’s Tulsa Favorites for Kids

Dr. Carter is a soon to be mother of three children under the age of five. She is a Tulsan who loves to support the locals and expose her children to the beauty of Tulsa every chance she gets! We asked Dr. Carter to share a...

Time for Retainers


When you get your braces off at Carter Family Orthodontics, we will make a special retainer designed for your mouth.  There are 3 different retainer styles we use: clear, acrylic and metal, and fixed (the one attached to the back of the teeth). Why wear a...

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Barron Ryan’s Invisalign Journey

Last month, we announced an exciting partnership with musical artist, Barron Ryan. Barron is documenting his journey of getting Invisalign as an adult and giving a firsthand view of being a patient at Carter Family Orthodontics through his video blog. In the first two blog features, we learned...