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A peak into many aspects of orthodontics

Are you wondering if orthodontics is right for you? Curious about how affordable treatment can be? Trying to device between braces or Invisalign? Thinking about having to modify your diet during orthodontic treatment? We have answers to all of your questions and a lot more on our blog. Come in! Stay a while!

What is the Best Age to Get Braces for a Child?

What is the Best Age to Get Braces for a Child?

As your child grows, their mouth, jaw, and teeth will grow and change with them. Especially as your child begins to lose baby teeth and grow permanent teeth, you may notice alignment and bite issues developing. It’s important to monitor your child’s jaw and teeth...

Braces for Adults

Braces for Adults

When you hear the word “braces” you may have instantaneous flashbacks to high school or experience visions of awkward teens with mouthfuls of metal. But the truth is, adult braces are much more commonplace and attractive than they used to be. And there are several...

Tips for Living with Braces

Tips for Living with Braces

Hearing that you or your child needs braces to straighten teeth or correct an orthodontic issue can cause some anxiety. Some adults and children have cosmetic concerns about how the braces will look on their teeth or are worried about how braces will impact their...

What is the Difference Between Overbite and Underbite?

What is the Difference Between Overbite and Underbite?

Orthodontic issues can present in a number of ways. Overbites and underbites are common problems experienced by many people. While they sound similar and while both are a type of malocclusion (meaning misaligned or crooked teeth), these are two very different...

Do Teeth Move As You Age

Do Teeth Move As You Age

Your body experiences lots of changes as you age. While we expect these changes as we grow into adulthood, many of the changes our bodies experience as we age can go unnoticed! You might not be measuring your height against a wall or door frame anymore, but it’s...

Which Orthodontic Issues Can Invisalign Treat?

Which Orthodontic Issues Can Invisalign Treat?

Gone are the days of having only two choices for aligning teeth - metal or ceramic braces. With Invisalign, you can achieve the same results as traditional braces without sporting visible hardware. Invisalign gives just about everyone the option to straighten their...

Braces for teens

Braces for teens

Your child should visit an orthodontist by the age of seven, giving their permanent teeth time to start coming in and their smile to start taking shape. By the time your child is a teen, they might have already had some experience with retainers or other orthodontic...

How do I know when it’s time for my kid to get braces?

How do I know when it’s time for my kid to get braces?

Braces and orthodontic treatment are common for children - almost every class includes a kid with braces, from elementary to high school! But how do you know if your child will need braces - or if they’re just losing baby teeth and giving you a snaggle-toothed grin?...

Give the Gift of a New Smile This Christmas

Give the Gift of a New Smile This Christmas

Is there anything that brings joy and cheer like the holiday season? Christmas lights soften the frigid nights and people just seem to be filled with that good Christmas feeling. But for some people, more reasons to smile isn’t something to smile about. For people who...

New Year New Smile! Orthodontic Treatments Available in 2020

New Year New Smile! Orthodontic Treatments Available in 2020

The 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 friends, or pursue that promotion at work! While we can’t directly help you...

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