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What Parents Should Know about their Role in their Child’s Orthodontic Journey

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As a parent, your role in your child’s orthodontic treatment far exceeds driving them to appointments (although that’s important, too!). Parents play an integral role in making sure treatment goes smoothly because you see your kid every day, whereas an orthodontist only checks in and makes adjustments every so often. We have little control over... Continue reading What Parents Should Know about their Role in their Child’s Orthodontic Journey [Read the full article]

The Magic Number for Beginning Orthodontic Care

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When should you start taking your child to the orthodontist? Should you wait until your dentist refers you, or take them when you start to notice crooked teeth or a misaligned bite? According to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), children should be seen by an orthodontist starting at age 7, unless an issue becomes... Continue reading The Magic Number for Beginning Orthodontic Care [Read the full article]

The Braces Diet: How and What to Eat During Treatment

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Braces have changed since you were a kid – and even since your college-aged kid was in braces. Technology has come a long way, and there are a number of options available to children, teens, and adults. For most situations, the standard brace is still stainless steel, but a much less cumbersome version than most... Continue reading The Braces Diet: How and What to Eat During Treatment [Read the full article]

Am I A Good Candidate for Orthodontic Treatment?

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How old can you be and still get orthodontic treatment? Honestly, there’s no limit. So far, the oldest patient I’ve treated is 85, and I have many people in their late seventies and early eighties in stages of orthodontic treatment at any given time.  Orthodontics, or the treatment of malpositioned teeth and jaws, is applicable... Continue reading Am I A Good Candidate for Orthodontic Treatment? [Read the full article]

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