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All About Invisalign

Posted on February 1, 2022

You likely have heard rumors or mention about Invisalign and its increasing popularity. But what makes it so popular? But what is it really? Could it be a good option for you? Here are some important details about Invisalign that can help you better understand what it is, how it works, and things to consider… Read more »

Financing Your Orthodontic Treatments

Posted on January 25, 2022

Tackling the financial commitments of orthodontic treatment can be challenging… in fact, some may find it intimidating enough to avoid their orthodontic treatment altogether! These treatments, though, are important (if not necessary) for healthy development and lifestyle. If financing your treatments is a concern, here are a few things you can do to help get… Read more »

Two-Phase Treatment: What You Should Know

Posted on December 16, 2021

Here are some things you should know about what orthodontists call “two-phase” treatment! Process The first phase aligns the child’s jaw properly to allow for sufficient spacing for all teeth. The second phase involves teeth straightening—using braces or retainers or Invisalign—that ensures the alignment of all teeth in their proper place so that they function… Read more »

Easing Orthodontic Anxiety

Posted on December 9, 2021

Here are a few ways to ease any possible orthodontic anxiety! Scheduling The first helpful tip for a positive orthodontic experience is to simply schedule the appointment at a good time! Schedule your orthodontic appointments for the most convenient time of the day, on the most convenient day of the week. Fitting an appointment in… Read more »

When is Orthodontic Treatment Most Effective?

Posted on November 18, 2021

It can be tempting to put off orthodontic treatment—the timing can be inconvenient, it might feel unnecessary, and your coming months are too busy to add a dental concern. However, getting those treatments done should be a priority for your long term dental health! Age Ideally, the best time to get treatment done is during… Read more »

Train Your Kids with Good Dental Habits

Posted on November 11, 2021

Good habits created early on in child development will reap valuable rewards in the long run… not just for their lives, but for your finances now! General daily care is an important aspect of dental hygiene to instill in your children now, so that their teeth stay healthy and develop properly. Thumb Sucking While an… Read more »

Care Tips and Tricks

Posted on October 18, 2021

You want the best smile—so you use the best treatments. Both braces and Invisalign have proven to be the best means of aligning your teeth for both an aesthetic and healthy smile! A large aspect of the effectiveness of these treatments is whether or not you are using them right. Proper care (for both the… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Take Care of Their Braces

Posted on October 8, 2021

If you are a parent of a kid with braces and you are concerned about how they are caring for their braces, you may be feeling stressed. Do you micromanage them, take a hands-off approach—or do you do something in between? Here are three key ways that you can help your child take care of… Read more »

Signs Your Child Might Need a Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on October 1, 2021

Most parents start wondering about their child’s smile during late childhood or early adolescence. But did you know that your child may benefit from early orthodontic treatment? When addressed earlier rather than later within a two-stage treatment plan, early developmental concerns can be nipped in the bud immediately, saving you and your child from potential… Read more »

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