Lee Orthodontics

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The Process of Getting Invisalign — What You Need to Know

Posted on October 28, 2020

Invisalign clear aligners are a beneficial choice for teenagers and adults alike. In fact, 47% of teens using Invisalign report feeling more self-confident as opposed to only 22% of teens wearing metal braces. This is due in large part to the near invisibility of Invisalign aligners, allowing wearers to smile without feeling self-conscious about wires… Read more »

5 Things to Know About the Braces Procedure

Posted on October 21, 2020

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, close to 4 million Americans wear braces. Yet braces have been around for centuries. While in the past, they were cumbersome contraptions, today, they have evolved to become an elegant solution for correcting dental health problems. Thanks to advancements in science, you can now fix your crooked teeth… Read more »

Do You Know Everything You Need to Know About Braces?

Posted on September 24, 2020

You schedule regular appointments to see the dentist. You’ve had your teeth cleaned, cavities are taken care of, and now the focus is on your “orofacial” appearance. When your dentist recommends braces, it’s time to see an orthodontist who can take care of your oral health. Braces tend to be recommended if you have crowded… Read more »

Braces vs. Invisalign: Which Is Best For You

Posted on September 15, 2020

One of the most important aspects of our health and well-being is our oral health. The health of our teeth, gums, and jaw bone are critical in our health and self-esteem. Furthermore, teeth are some of the first aspects we notice about someone when meeting them and can affect one’s self-confidence tremendously. Receiving braces or… Read more »

Four Physical Issues That Orthodontists Can Correct

Posted on September 8, 2020

When your family dentist first refers you or your child to orthodontist offices, you may be a little surprised. A lot of people who are referred to orthodontists don’t realize that they are their loved ones need those services. Many of us associated orthodontic work with extremely apparent aesthetic issues, like crooked or missing teeth…. Read more »

How to Deal with a Broken Brace Bracket

Posted on September 8, 2020

Braces can help you get your beautiful smile back. Teeth straightening corrects your misaligned teeth, giving you a confidence boost. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates there are over 4 million Americans wearing braces today. Braces require special care throughout the treatment period. The brackets and wires are fragile. It is not uncommon to hear… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Child for Braces Treatment

Posted on July 30, 2020

Only a few Americans are lucky enough to be born with a perfect set of teeth. Crooked teeth lead to low self-esteem as well as a host of other dental and health issues. Family orthodontics can straighten your teeth, realigning them to the correct position. You can get your beautiful smile back and improve your… Read more »

Why Do You Need to See an Orthodontist?

Posted on July 29, 2020

Your general dentist can provide many services to help keep your oral health up to par, but when it comes to braces treatment, you want to choose the best orthodontist. Braces are often the solution for a wide range of oral health issues. An Abilene orthodontist that is ranked the best orthodontist in the area… Read more »

4 Common Myths About Braces, Busted

Posted on July 23, 2020

Braces are one of the most recommended types of orthodontic treatment, and for good reason. There are many benefits to braces including a reduced risk of cavities and periodontal disease, a reduced risk of injury from protruding teeth, and a reduced risk of jaw problems caused by misaligned teeth. However, despite the advantages to braces,… Read more »

When Should You Seek Care From an Orthodontist For an Overbite?

Posted on June 26, 2020

  Did you know that an overbite is the second most common reason people need braces besides mere aesthetics? But what exactly is an overbite and when should you seek treatment (or get treatment for your child)?   An overbite is a condition where upper teeth protrude over the lower teeth in the front of… Read more »