Bad Habits to Break Whether You Have Braces Or Not

Everyone has a bad habit they would like to break, whether it’s biting your nails or smoking. Some bad habits are especially bad for your teeth, and can interfere with orthodontic treatment or even make braces necessary when you didn’t need them before! Keep on reading to discover our top five bad habits you absolutely must break to preserve the health of your teeth.

Metal Braces and Why They Are Recommended for You

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Traditional metal braces have been used for decades, and continue to be the most common form of braces worn by patients. But why is this option still so popular, even though newer, less conspicuous types of braces and aligners have been developed in recent years? In this article, we go over the pros of metal…

What Are Ceramic Braces?

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When most people think of braces, the traditional metal option generally comes to mind. However, there are many different types of braces available to fit the needs of each individual patient. One of these options is ceramic braces. But what are they, and what are the benefits of choosing ceramic braces? We’re here to explain! How are…

Don’t Put It Off! Why Early Treatment Matters

Posted | Blog, Braces, Pediatric Orthodontists

If you have young children, it’s easy to keep putting off the trip to the orthodontist. After all, you may want to avoid the stress, time, and cost of braces for as long as possible. However, bringing your child to the orthodontist early — the American Association of Orthodontists recommends around or before age seven…

How Do Braces Change Patients’ Diets?

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It’s inevitable that getting braces will cause some aspects of your daily life to change temporarily, and this includes your diet. Luckily, however, braces do NOT mean that your meals will become less nutritious or delicious! You probably won’t have to make any radical changes to your diet at all once your orthodontic treatment begins….

What Is It Like to Visit an Orthodontist as an Adult?

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More adults than ever are choosing to pursue orthodontic treatment; the American Association of Orthodontists states that 20% of orthodontic patients are over the age of 21. Any professional orthodontist is committed to providing the very best care possible for his or her patients, and this includes the recognition that adult patients may need different…

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