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Accelerated orthodontics: methods and technology to speed up your treatment time

Accelerated Orthodontics: Methods and Technology to Speed Up Your Treatment Time

As we mentioned in our last blog post, one of the most common questions we hear from patients is “when am I done?” In an instant-gratification world, it can be hard for patients to accept the amount of time it will take to achieve a beautiful smile. There are ways, however, to speed up your […]

The 3 Questions Patients Ask Most About Orthodontics – And Our Answers

We see tons of patients every single day, and not a day goes by without us hearing one of these questions: When am I done? Will it hurt? How much will it cost? We would like to share our answers to these patient FAQs to help you better understand these key aspects of orthodontic treatment! […]

Why you should think twice before using DIY orthodontics

“At home” or “DIY” orthodontics is becoming increasingly popular. At first glance, there are some seemingly attractive things about this: getting aligners mailed to your door, being able to get started right away online, and going through orthodontic treatment without having to ever step foot in an orthodontist office. If DIY orthodontics has piqued your […]

National Nutrition Month: How Your Diet Affects Your Oral Health

March means it’s National Nutrition Month! How can you celebrate this event? It’s simple and easy—make wise decisions in your eating habits to benefit your health. National Nutrition Month was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with a world vision where all people thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition. But […]

How Your Dentist Plays Into Your Orthodontic Treatment

Dentists and orthodontists are not distinctly separate spheres—rather each works together on the journey to deliver patients their best smile. It is the partnership with dentists that makes it so much easier to keep up with our patient’s health and move forward in the treatment process. What’s the difference? There is a common misconception between […]

What is Phase 1 orthodontic treatment and what can it do for my child?

Phase 1 orthodontic treatment can have many benefits for your child when it is needed. But what is Phase 1 treatment and what does it actually do? We’re diving into what you need to know about this treatment type! What is Phase 1 treatment? Phase 1 orthodontic treatment is an interceptive method of treatment that […]

Ask the Orthos | Get to know our core values & how they shape our practices

Choosing an orthodontist can be hard. You just want someone to fix your teeth, right? But your relationship with your orthodontist goes on for several years. It’s important for your orthodontist to be someone you trust and feel like you can communicate well with. Get to know us better and read a bit about the […]