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January 21, 2020New Year New Smile! Orthodontic Treatments Available in 2020The beginning of the new year is a time for reflection on your life and your goals for the coming year. Maybe you want to spend more time with your family, start getting healthier, make more...
In the US, teeth alignment is so common it’s practically a rite of passage for teenagers and pre-teens. Thanks to time and technology, orthodontic patients now have more options than ever for straightening their teeth.
We understand our patients’ stress: choosing a Little Rock orthodontist is an important decision. Not only will you or your child be under that orthodontist’s care for months or years, but you’ll be making an investment in your future appearance and self-confidence.
Countless parents have stood in the same spot and been in the same situation. Their dentist tells them their teenager needs braces and they immediately think of their finances and how it’s all going to work. “How much will this cost? Is it really necessary?”
When most people think of braces, they think of teenagers. In fact, so many teenagers get braces that many people see them as a rite of passage. Despite the perception, there are countless adults who aren’t happy with the alignment of their teeth. In fact, 25% of people with braces are adults.
Maybe you’ve considered getting adult orthodontic treatment, but aren’t sure it’s the right call. No matter your age it’s never too late to straighten your teeth.
Before choosing braces as your treatment, it’s important to take a look at the whole picture to make an informed decision. It all starts with learning the pros and cons of Invisalign treatment.
A lot of people are understandably uncertain whether they really need an orthodontist or whether their dentist can handle alignment issues and braces.
What about Invisalign braces? They are often advertised as being almost pain-free. Is it true?
Getting your teeth straightened is important for your smile as well as your dental health. However, having braces can be a challenge when it comes to keeping your teeth clean during treatment. Unfortunately, that can lead to problems, including cavities. How do you avoid this? Fortunately, there are several tips that can keep you cavity-free during your teeth straightening. Here’s what you need to know!