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Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces

Battle of the braces clear braces vs. metal braces If the word “braces” conjures up images of a mouth covered in metal, you may need a reboot. Today’s braces wearers have choices – and none of them involve wrapping the teeth with metal. Braces of...

Braces … Again?

Do I really need braces….again? A number of our patients are second-timers – adults and even older teens who had braces when they were younger and now need them again. The first question these patients ask is: Can I do this twice? The short answer is nearly...

Am I Too Old For Orthodontics?

Forever young am I too old for orthodontics? If you’re an adult who needs braces – for whatever reason: maybe you never had them as a child, your teeth have since shifted, or your dentist has alerted you to bite or jaw problems – there’s good news: You’re never...

Early-Age Orthodontic Treatment Part 2

Part ii early-age orthodontic treatment What is the Best Time to Start Early-Age Treatment? There is no “best time” to start orthodontic treatment because the answer depends on your child’s unique situation. However, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)...