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How often should you see your orthodontist?

How often should you see your orthodontist?

How often should you see your orthodontist? As often as it takes to get the job done!   Really, this question is so dependent on individual circumstances that there’s no single answer to it. You know to see the dentist once a year, and to visit the hygienist...

The Right Age for Braces

The Right Age for Braces

“When is the right time for braces?” This is a common question from parents about their children. But I think they’re asking the wrong question; when they think of orthodontic care, they think that means braces to straighten teeth, but there’s so much more to it....

Mouth emergencies… and what can wait

Mouth emergencies… and what can wait

There are few things that constitute true emergencies when it comes to oral and dental health. Most things, like broken or lost retainers, poking wires from braces, and sore gums, can be addressed within a few days and don’t require immediate attention. But there are...

How to Decrease the Cost of Braces

How to Decrease the Cost of Braces

The Cost of Braces: Orthodontic treatment is an investment in health, self-confidence, and the future. It’s a significant monetary investment as well. After doing all the research and asking all the questions to find the right orthodontic provider, navigating the...

Is it Time for Orthodontic Treatment? 4 Questions to Ask…

Is it Time for Orthodontic Treatment? 4 Questions to Ask…

When is the right time to start orthodontic treatment? The best timing for treatment varies for every person. These four questions will help determine a good timeframe for you or your loved one.   Do You Have a “Bad Bite”? Orthodontic treatment not only moves...

Top 5 Questions to Ask When Trying To Select an Orthodontist

Top 5 Questions to Ask When Trying To Select an Orthodontist

It can be overwhelming to select an orthodontist for your family. There seem to be so many; where should you start? I’ve got the top 5 questions you want to ask when choosing your new orthodontist. Question 1: Is he or she actually an orthodontist? All orthodontists...

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