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LightForce Braces in Parma, OH – A Modern Way to a Healthy Smile

Being happy with your smile doesn’t come easy to everyone. Fortunately, orthodontic treatment is there to help “fill in the gaps” when it comes to misaligned teeth. And like all medicine, orthodontic treatment is always growing to find better ways to help improve your health! When you meet with Dr. Andy in Parma, OH, you…

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5 Signs of Good Oral Health

Orthodontic treatment is a great way to achieve a smile you may have thought impossible. But before you get braces, it’s a good idea to make sure your mouth is ready for the months ahead! Orthodontists love to see signs of good oral health before they begin your treatment – it ensures your teeth will…

Ever wonder, “How do braces work?” A magnifying glass close-up won’t reveal the answer. Read on for a better understanding.

How Do Braces Work to Improve Your Smile?

When someone says they are getting braces, you might envision a metallic smile or maybe even someone in headgear. You may know they will need to visit an orthodontist. You may even know someone with braces, or have even had them once yourself. Chances are you know a lot about braces, but how do braces…

Young man smiling after having his braces removed

6 Tips to Improve Your Dental Care After Braces

Few days are as exciting in a child or teen’s life than when their braces finally come off. The results of orthodontic treatment can be breathtaking – and well worth the effort to get there! But are there any steps you should take to maintain your oral health for dental care after braces come off?…