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Fun Facts and Myths About Orthodontics

Posted on April 2, 2021

Orthodontics has been around for a long time. Most people do not realize that, when they step into the orthodontist’s office, the practice of orthodontics dates to ancient Egyptian times. The desire to improve teeth has been around as long as civilization has been around. The first braces were not actually invented until the 1800s,… Read more »

Why You Should Visit an Orthodontist Rather Than a Dentist

Posted on March 23, 2021

When in need of orthodontic care, it’s better to seek the services of a qualified orthodontist. Some people think that dentists can provide similar services to orthodontists, but unfortunately, they lack the qualifications and expertise required to offer orthodontic treatment. It is important to note that while all orthodontists are trained dentists, only about 5%… Read more »

How Advances in Orthodontics Technology Will Positively Impact Dental Care

Posted on March 19, 2021

Malocclusions are a prevalent dental health problem today. Statistics show that only 35% of adults have perfectly straight teeth. That is one of the reasons why researchers have been developing technologies to address misalignments. In this article, we look at the latest trends and how they may positively impact orthodontics in the future. Cutting Edge… Read more »

Tooth Care Tips For Brace Wearers

Posted on March 16, 2021

A visit to the orthodontist to get braces is only part of the process to reach your smile goals. You must do your part. Oral hygiene on your part takes on whole new importance when you are wearing braces. Working closely with your orthodontist to keep your teeth healthy while the braces do their job… Read more »

Why People Are Choosing Invisalign Now More Than Ever

Posted on February 24, 2021

One part of looking your best is having a wonderful smile. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with a great smile. Correcting your smile almost always involves investing in braces from a competent orthodontist. With the invention of Invisalign clear aligners in 1997, you can now have all the benefits of braces, with seemingly none of… Read more »

Braces Vs. Invisalign: Which Is Better For You?

Posted on February 17, 2021

When you want to improve and straighten your teeth, it can be hard to decide which route is best. There seem to be so many options and orthodontist offices today, that the choices can be overwhelming. Should we go with traditional braces, or get the new Invisalign aligners? Should we set up a payment plan,… Read more »

They’re Here to Stay: Examining the Benefits of Metal Braces

Posted on February 5, 2021

To say there are a lot of options if you need braces is an understatement. If you’re trying to correct an overbite — the second most common reason for braces — you’ve got options ranging from Invisalign clear braces to traditional metal braces to ceramic braces. Clear aligners are the latest and greatest thing on… Read more »

How Visiting an Orthodontist Can Improve Your Family’s Oral Health

Posted on February 4, 2021

Regular visits to a dental professional are critical for your oral health and overall well-being. An orthodontist for the whole family can treat children and their parents together, with children being taken for their first orthodontic appointment as early as age 7. In this article, we explore the benefits of having a family orthodontist. They… Read more »

7 Dos and Don’ts to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Posted on February 3, 2021

If you’re like four million other Americans, you probably need braces. Now, more and more people are choosing the Invisalign treatment because of its discreet and simple method. Invisalign also has a 96% patient satisfaction rate. However, an Invisalign treatment comes with a list of dos and don’ts that you should know about beforehand. Here’s… Read more »

Top Orthodontists Create Million Dollar Smiles

Posted on February 1, 2021

The truth is, the average smile is changing. Even just a few years ago a minor gap, a tiny overbite, or misaligned incisors weren’t that big of a deal. That’s not the truth anymore. Dental flaws may not have been a sign of character before. Now, those flaws are looked at as if they are… Read more »