Metal Braces and Why They Are Recommended for You

Posted | Blog, Braces

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…

Visiting the Orthodontist Post-Shutdown

Posted | Blog, Office News

As states begin to gradually roll back Covid-19 shutdown restrictions and Stay at Home orders, your orthodontist’s office will likely begin accepting patients again. But is it safe to visit right away, or is it best to keep postponing your appointment for a while? Your orthodontist undoubtedly has your safety in mind, and he or…

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…

Staying Active With Braces

Posted | Blog, General Orthodontics

It’s understandable that you want to do everything you can to protect your child’s mouth and braces, so you may be reluctant to allow them to continue playing sports. However, we all know that staying healthy is important! You shouldn’t let a fear of accidents prevent your child from receiving the physical and social benefits…

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