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Yearly Archives: 2020

X-ray of a mouth highlighting the wisdom teeth

How Wisdom Teeth with Braces Are Handled for Your Orthodontic Treatment

Straightening your smile is all about getting your teeth into their ideal position. But what about wisdom teeth, that so frequently grow in positions that require them to be removed? It’s common for parents and teens to worry about how wisdom teeth may affect their braces. Fortunately, the myths surrounding wisdom teeth with braces are…

A person with braces getting a braces check up at their orthodontist.

Why You Shouldn’t Miss Your Regular Braces Check Up During Treatment

Everyone knows the importance of check ups throughout the year with your dentist. But the same goes for orthodontic visits during orthodontic treatment! A braces check up is part of the on-going process of correcting the position of your teeth. Skipping one could cause major problems.  What Happens at a Braces Check Up?  There are several reasons that you need to visit…

A teen girl who avoided white spots from braces by brushing well

What Causes White Spots from Braces and How to Avoid Them

The day your braces are removed is often a momentous occasion! You’ll finally get to see the complete results of months or years of orthodontic treatment. You’re ready to enjoy your new smile and the switch to your retainer. However, some patients may be surprised to discover white spots from braces on one or more…

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Re-opening May 4: Details Regarding COVID-19 Safety

Our office will re-open starting May 4. To help ensure the safety and good health of all our patients during the continuing pandemic, our staff will be rigorously following the guidelines recommended by the American Dental Association: Pre-screen every patient for COVID-19 risk factors using a comprehensive questionnaire until accurate testing is available. Reduce the number…