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    Before & After: Missing Lateral Incisors

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, November 29, 2016

    Missing teeth is a condition that I see commonly in my orthodontic practice. Although the treatment can be challenging, there area variety of options depending on the patient's teeth and bite as well as esthetic desires and the recommendations of the dentist.  Maxillary lateral incisors are one of the most commonly missing teeth in patients.   What is a congenitally… Read more »

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    NCO Scholarship Winner - Natalie Zimmerman (Windsor High School)

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, August 09, 2016

    This year I was thrilled to award an outstanding female high school senior at Windsor High School with a $500 college scholarship!   It was an absolute pleasure to give the award to Natalie Zimmerman, a student who demonstrates excellence in the field of science and health science.  I had a group of amazing young women apply for the scholarship… Read more »

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    Before & After: Open Bite

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, March 08, 2016

    What is an open bite? An open bite is a type of malocclusion where the top teeth do not overlap the bottom teeth.   What causes an open bite? Many things can cause an open bite including: Genetics and abnormal growth of the jaws Habits such as finger or thumb sucking Tongue habit (tongue thrust) or lip habit Airway problems… Read more »

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    Windsor Event Catch Up!

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Sunday, November 01, 2015

    We have been busy the past few months with some awesome events in Windsor and Northern Colorado!  Let's do some catch-up!   Water Valley Summer Picnic We had a great time at this year''s summer picnic for the residents of Water Valley.                                    … Read more »

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    Windsor Harvest Festival 2015

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Thursday, September 17, 2015

    Another awesome year at the annual Windsor Harvest Festival!  I think it was our best year yet! This year we had a blast with the photo booth and props!  Everyone especially loved posing with the braces smie!  Here are some of our favorite moments of the weekend.  For the full photo album, check out our Facebook page!   The beautiful… Read more »

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    Team Building at Picasso and Wine in Windsor, CO

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    Getting artsy! For our latest team-building activity, we wanted to try something different, so we signed up for a patining class at Picasso and Wine here in Windsor.  This class was extra-cool as we painted both the American flag and the Colorado flag on either side of a wood canvas.  And even cooler, the wood was from Colorado beetle kill… Read more »

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    Girls Running Club in Windsor, CO

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Monday, July 27, 2015

    I had another AMAZING season helping coach the girls running group in Windsor!  We had an awesome group of strong and beautiful 5th and 6th grade girls on the team!   Our group met at the Windsor Rec Center for lessons that emphasized health and positive self-esteem and for activities including running, yoga, obstacle course, and climbing wall. We capped… Read more »

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    Bethke Elementary Spring Showcase in Timnath, CO

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Wednesday, May 06, 2015

    We had the awesome opportunity to be involved with the Bethke Elemetary Spring Showcase last weekend!     The evening consisted of student displays, food trucks, a book fair, and concerts (the cute kindergarteners below)!   We donated a gift basket to the silent auction to benefit the amazing Odessey of the Mind team!  The basket included a whole lot… Read more »

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    Spring Chicken Salad (Gluten-Free)

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Monday, April 27, 2015

    Spring is in full swing and this light and delicious chicken salad is one of my favorites!  Ingredients 1/2 lb shredded chicken breast 3/4 c mayo 1 diced apple 1 c sliced red grapes 1/2 diced red onion 1/2 c finely chopped cashews 3-4 sprigs fresh dill   Directions Stir all of the ingredients together in a large bowl until… Read more »

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    March Madness Bracket-ology 2015

    By Dr. Jill Mioduski, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    March Madness is pretty much always our favorite time of the year!  This was our 4th year hosting a bracket-ology (get it?) contest for both patients and surrounding dental offices.  Here is a recap of the contests and winners! Patient Contest We kept it simple for the patient contest - just guess which team will win the NCAA Men's Basketball… Read more »

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