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Handling an Orthodontic Emergency

Handling an Orthodontic Emergency

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many offices have had limited hours and services. At FitBite Orthodontics, Dr. Linda Hallman, an orthodontist in Chevy Chase, MD, reassures patients that the office is there to handle any emergencies that arise with your orthodontic issues....

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Many people just associate sleep apnea with snoring. However, they don’t know the serious implications behind it. Rather than just being an annoyance, snoring is a sign of a legitimate issue. Dr. Linda Hallman of FitBite Orthodontics is also experienced in sleep apnea...

Help! Help! My Dog Ate My Retainer!!

Help! Help! My Dog Ate My Retainer!!

This happens more than you’d think. The working theory is that dogs are attracted by the smell of the materials from which retainers are made, as well as saliva. With their powerful jaws, dogs can render retainers useless in no time. Retainers can also meet an unfortunate demise when they are sat upon, stepped on, fall out of a purse or pocket, or are accidentally thrown away with a lunch tray or in a napkin. The game of “dumpster diving for retainers” is no one’s idea of fun.

They’re back! The Spiders Have Invaded!

They’re back! The Spiders Have Invaded!

The Spiders have returned!! Can you guess how many spiders we have hidden around the office?! Winner will get 50 Patient Rewards Points and AMC Movies Gift Card! Tuesday, October 2, 2018 7:00 AM Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:00 PM Hallman Orthodontics 5530 Wisconsin...

It’s Our Annual Denim Day!

It’s Our Annual Denim Day!

Every year we wear pink shirts and jeans to work on one day - Denim Day! We do this to bring awareness and raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. Join in by wearing jeans and/or pink to your appointment or posting and tagging us (@hallmanortho) on social media on...

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Chevy Chase, MD 2081
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