Meet our orthodontists (and brothers)

When it comes to First Impressions Orthodontics, we like to keep it all in the family – literally. Our orthodontists are brothers. 🙂 Dr. Jeff Foster sees patients in our Wausau, Rhinelander, and Medford offices. Dr. Mark Foster sees patients in our Weston, Plover, and Shawano offices. Mark says, “I actually don’t see Jeff all that often because we work in different offices, but we discuss treatment plans and techniques on a regular basis.” He continues, “It’s great to have Jeff working at First Impressions because we can easily pick one another’s brains.” Jeff agrees, explaining that he doesn’t really work alongside Mark, yet they discuss treatment plans frequently. “It’s comfortable to have a discussion with my own brother,” says Jeff. “We have similar opinions and value each other’s feedback.” These days they are exceedingly cooperative and complementary. But it wasn’t always that way. Mark explains, “Jeff was a typical

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Too many children using too much toothpaste

The CDC released a study indicating many young children are using too much toothpaste. First Impressions reminds parents that children three years and older should use a pea-size squeeze of toothpaste. Children under three should only use a small smear of toothpaste — like a grain of rice.

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