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How Quickly Can I Straighten My Teeth?

Posted on May 11, 2022

If you’re thinking about straightening your teeth, you might be wondering how long orthodontic treatment will take. The length of treatment depends on a number of factors, including your individual situation, your age, and the type of treatment you choose. Let’s review some common choices. Braces Braces are the traditional treatment for orthodontics. They’re a… Read more »


These Are Not Your Parents’ Braces

Posted on April 27, 2022

If the idea of getting braces for your child or yourself brings up scary images of ugly wires and cumbersome devices, you may be surprised. Orthodontic treatment has improved greatly over the past several decades. You now have more options than your parents could have dreamed about.  Lighter Materials Traditional wire braces are now made… Read more »


Who Can Use Invisalign?

Posted on April 13, 2022

Invisalign is a great option for people who want to achieve a beautiful smile. These clear, plastic devices fit over your teeth snugly and gently move crooked teeth to adjust your bite over time. While they work for most people, your orthodontist can tell you whether they’re right for you.  Children You may notice your… Read more »


Early Treatments Your Child May Need

Posted on March 29, 2022

Your child’s early development is arguably the most important time of their lives for you to emphasize their health and growth. This includes their dental development! Even the youngest of children may have severe or detrimental issues with the growth and health of their teeth, and treating those issues as soon as possible can make… Read more »


Preparing Your Child for Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on March 16, 2022

The orthodontist can be an intimidating or scary place for young kids, especially for their first few visits. Orthodontist appointments can also add an extra feeling of unsurety and anxiety, as the surgeries performed in these clinics require more time and tools than average checkups. Here are a few ways you can help prepare your… Read more »


How to Soothe Soreness After Getting Braces Affixed

Posted on February 20, 2022

You just got your new, amazing braces! You are so excited to show them off until—uh oh, is that discomfort? Yep, although getting your braces affixed for the very first time is exciting, it can also cause some discomfort. Rest assured that the soreness is completely normal. If you are really feeling the pressure of… Read more »


What Should I Expect at My Child’s First Orthodontic Visit?

Posted on February 11, 2022

If this is your first experience having a child in need of braces, you may feel intimidated or curious about what the first orthodontic visit will entail. Being prepared as a parent will give you peace of mind and help you support your little one from the start of his or her orthodontic journey. Here… Read more »


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 »


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