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…

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…

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