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When Should I Start Taking My Child to the Dentist?

Posted on January 13, 2022

A dentist for children should be a part of your child’s healthcare team. According to the CDC, about 42% of children aged two to eleven will develop cavities. Dental health problems are the cause of millions of missed educational hours in school each year. A dentist for children will help ensure that your little one’s… Read more »

3 Top Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Invisalign Aligners

Posted on December 14, 2021

Braces are used as an efficient and minimally invasive way to adjust crooked or misaligned teeth. With modern advances have come improvements to the traditional metal braces, one of the most popular being Invisalign braces. These orthodontic devices are commonly used for kids and adults alike and deliver amazing results. According to a recent study… Read more »

How Should Your Child Take Care of Their Braces?

Posted on December 8, 2021

In the U.S., it is estimated that 3.9 million children are orthodontic patients. If your child has braces, or has been recommended for braces, you may be concerned about how to care for their teeth during treatment (per the American Association of Orthodontists). Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be difficult. With a couple of tips,… Read more »

How to Choose the Best Local Orthodontist for Your Child

Posted on December 8, 2021

It can be hard to find a local orthodontist for your child. There are so many options, and it’s difficult to know which is the best choice. Here are eight factors that you should consider when choosing a local orthodontist for your child. 1. Research the Orthodontist Before you choose a local orthodontist, it’s important… Read more »

How Invisalign can Boost Your Teen’s Self Esteem

Posted on November 4, 2021

Invisalign is a clear, invisible way to straighten your teeth. It’s been called the best-kept secret in dentistry, and it’s not surprising why. The process can be completed within one year, and many patients find that the treatment is more comfortable than traditional braces or other orthodontic devices. But what about teens? Teens who are… Read more »

Debunking 4 Myths About Braces for Adults

Posted on November 1, 2021

You may have been told that braces were only for kids, but this is a myth. Braces can be used to correct many different types of dental issues in adults as well as adolescents. In fact, you might not know it, but about one-third of orthodontic patients are adults (per the American Association of Orthodontists)…. Read more »

Orthodontics 101: Clear Braces Vs. Lingual Braces

Posted on October 7, 2021

Braces aren’t just for kids. In fact, one in five patients is over the age of 18. Although straightening your teeth early in life can be easier, there is never a wrong time to start orthodontic treatment. When it comes to choosing the best method for teeth straightening, you have a few notable options to… Read more »

Why Your Child Should See an Orthodontist by Age 7

Posted on October 1, 2021

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, parents should take their children for their first orthodontic evaluation by the age of seven. Many parents might think that their child is too young to visit an orthodontist, but it’s actually in their best interest to get a head start in this department. Keep reading to find… Read more »

Explore Exciting Options for Straightening Teeth as an Adult

Posted on September 29, 2021

Per the American Association of Orthodontists, nearly 20% of orthodontic patients in the U.S. are over the age of 21. More people are seeking braces for adults. Perhaps not just braces. Now there are many options that make getting braces for adults a much easier and better experience. Some of those options include a more… Read more »

3 Alternatives to Metal Braces for Your Teen

Posted on September 22, 2021

In recent years, there have been many advancements in the world of orthodontics. No longer are traditional metal braces the only option to give your teen a beautiful, healthy smile. This is great news, as there are now many discreet ways to straighten their teeth that won’t cause them to be self-conscious or embarrassed. Here… Read more »

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