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…

How Do Braces Change Patients’ Diets?

Posted | Blog, Braces, General Orthodontics

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?

Posted | Blog, Braces, General Orthodontics

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…

Don’t Panic! How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies

Posted | General Orthodontics, Orthodontist, Uncategorized

Don’t Panic! How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies All orthodontists do their best to make sure that your experience with braces is as easy and painless as possible, but sometimes emergencies are inevitable. Orthodontic emergencies can be scary, especially if they are painful, but the best thing you can do if one occurs is to avoid…

New Year, New You with Braces!

Posted | Blog, Braces, Invisalign, Orthodontist

It’s the beginning of a new year and everyone is thinking of the perfect resolutions to commit to in 2020. For many children and adults alike, this will be the year to finally get braces and achieve a straighter smile! But what are your options? Here are the most common types of braces that could define your…

Making Braces Fun: Ways to Help Your Child Feel Good About Their Braces

Posted | Blog, Braces, Pediatric Orthodontists, Uncategorized

While braces are a standard part of many children’s dental treatment, sometimes, they can cause embarrassment. If your child is feeling frustrated about having to get braces, it is important to help them find ways to feel good about them; after all, they will see them every time they look in the mirror for the…

How Dr. Tisseront Made Ali Krieger Smile

Posted | Blog, Celebrity Smiles

Ali Krieger is a champion. A player in the highest division of women’s professional soccer, Ali is a team member of both Orlando Pride and the U.S. women’s national soccer team. In fact, she debuted with the national team at the 2008 Four Nations Tournament, and has since made more than 100 total appearances for…

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