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Why Do Kids Need Braces?

Malocclusion—meaning teeth that are crooked or crowded is often an inherited condition. It’s in the genes, just like any number of other problems can be, and your kids didn’t get to pick their parents out of a catalog that included Barbie and Ken. If you have a family...

Are Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Braces Safe?

Today, the Internet allows information and ideas to spread at lightning speed and to reach millions, if not billions, of people. This connection is incredible in allowing people to stay informed, share their voice, and learn new things! Unfortunately, it can also lead...

Essential Habits When You Have Braces

No matter what treatment option you choose, caring for your teeth as well as your braces is an important part of any treatment plan. Though good oral hygiene habits are essential anyway, they become even more so once you have braces. That’s because – especially if you...

Invisible Braces

For some people, invisible braces make the most sense, so I’d like to go over two different invisible options: lingual braces and Invisalign®. Though not all orthodontists offer lingual braces, I still believe it’s important for you to learn about them so that there’s...

Ceramic Braces

If you read about traditional braces and want to explore other options, you’re in the right place. Ceramic braces are often a great option for those who want more comfort and would like their braces to seem less obvious. The idea for clear braces became popular in the...

Traditional Metal Braces

You can probably imagine that braces have come a long way since their introduction to the public in the early 1900s. Fortunately, technological advances and product development in the 1970s helped to bring orthodontic treatment to its present success. The experience...

Different Types of Braces

If you’re researching orthodontic treatment for yourself, your child, or a loved one, you’re in the right place. Though I can’t tell you everything about your unique needs in a blog, I can introduce you to some of the different types of braces and orthodontic...

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