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When Growth-Modifying Appliances Might Be Necessary

Your child may have a bite problem that could impact their appearance and even their speech as they grow. Learn how growth-modifying appliances can correct budding jaw and bite problems that could affect your child.

Dec 1st, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Clear Aligners

You’ve always wanted straighter teeth. Now you’re exploring how to reach your goal. Modern dental technology has changed a lot over the past two decades. Learn about the different types of clear aligners.

Nov 1st, 2021
When Should My Child Start Orthodontic Care?

While there’s no set age to begin orthodontic treatments for children, starting early can help avoid significant issues later. Learn about the optimal time to begin orthodontic care for your child.

Oct 1st, 2021
Does Invisalign Work as Well as Braces?

If you’re interested in having your teeth straightened or having a bad bite corrected, you may be wondering which orthodontic method is better: Invisalign-clear aligners or braces. It’s not an either/or choice in terms of effectiveness in most cases.

Aug 13th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Headgear

You’ve learned that your child needs braces and may need headgear to correct a poor bite. Read on to dispel the myths and learn the facts about headgear and why it’s needed.

Jul 4th, 2021
Are You a Candidate for Accelerated Orthodontics?

As an adult seeking orthodontic treatment, you’re wondering if you’ll have to wear metal braces for years before your teeth look the way you want. You may be a candidate for accelerated orthodontics. Learn more here.

Jun 23rd, 2021
How Your Bite Impacts Your Health

Are you or your child bothered by teeth that don’t fit together well? Teeth that don’t come together properly can cause jaw pain and eating and speaking problems, as well as lead to oral health issues. Read on to learn more.

May 13th, 2021
3 Types of Growth-Modifying Appliances

At your child’s latest dental checkup, your dentist tells you they would benefit from a growth modifying appliance. You’re wondering what that is, why it’s needed, and how it works.

Mar 17th, 2021
Invisalign for Your Teen

Your teen needs orthodontia but doesn’t want metal braces. The Invisalign® system is a great alternative, with a line of clear aligners made specifically for teenagers. This may be the solution you’ve both been looking for.

Feb 16th, 2021
5 Conditions That Benefit From Orthodontic Surgery

Do you have a functional and aesthetic problem with your bite? Perhaps you have a severe underbite that makes your jaw jut forward or perhaps it’s the opposite. Problems like these can be corrected with orthodontic surgery.

Jan 18th, 2021
Orthodontics: Beyond Teeth Alignment

Orthodontics has many benefits. You may think of the obvious one: straightening crooked teeth to gain a more pleasing smile. But there are a host of reasons for orthodontics beyond having straight, even teeth.

Dec 10th, 2020
How to Care for Your Braces

Do you have new braces? Whether they’re Invisalign or metal brackets with wires, it’s important to take good care of them so they can do their job: straighten your teeth.

Nov 12th, 2020
Choosing an Orthodontist vs a Dentist for Orthodontics

While orthodontists are dentists, not all dentists specialize in orthodontics. Learn about the differences and how both orthodontists and dentists can create healthy, bright smiles, and which is the right choice when it comes to orthodontic treatment.

Oct 1st, 2020
What Is the Best Age to Begin Orthodontic Treatment?

Do you hide your smile because you have crooked teeth? You may think orthodontic treatment is just for teenagers, but you can improve your smile with braces or Invisalign at any age. Keep reading to learn what options are available!

Sep 4th, 2020
Start Treatment Faster With Same-Day Invisalign

You’re getting aligners — that’s great! But you’ll have to wait two weeks or more before they’re ready — that’s not so great. With 3D technology, we can have your Invisalign ready for you in just a few hours. Here’s how it works.

Aug 17th, 2020
The Digital Side of Our Dental Business

Most people aren’t born with perfect teeth, but today’s dental technology means you have options when it comes to your care. From digital imaging to virtual consultations, learn more about the digital side of orthodontic dentistry.

Jul 17th, 2020
Can I Have a Virtual Consultation?

Are you looking for an orthodontist’s opinion for your smile but don’t feel comfortable trekking into the office yet? A virtual consultation allows you to start your teeth-straightening journey from the comfort of your home.

Jun 30th, 2020
Is There a Right Age to Get Braces?

There may be a “most common” age range for braces, but there’s no specific age that’s just right for everyone. Here’s what you should know about ideal the timing of orthodontic care, and how even adults can benefit from braces.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Why It’s Important To See An Orthodontic Specialist

Straightening your teeth is an investment in both time and money, which is why you should entrust the work to someone who has extensive training and experience in the field. That’s where an orthodontist comes in.

Jan 15th, 2020