Broken Brackets: What to Do Over the Holidays

Image by Robin Higgins from Pixabay With holiday celebrations looming over the next couple of weeks, many patients in braces will face some difficult food choices at parties and family gatherings. Many once-a-year dishes will be served, creating temptation to eat things...

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TAD: Non-Surgical Gummy Smile Correction

  Correcting bite problems and overcrowding in the mouth is something you know an orthodontist can do. But did you know that your orthodontist can correct how much of your gums show in your smile, too? Even better, did you know this modern orthodontic treatment doe...

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Paying for Orthodontic Care with Pre-Tax Dollars

Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash   Most dental insurance policies do not pay for modern orthodontic treatment in full. While every bit helps, it usually covers only part of the overall expense, leaving the orthodontic patient or patient’s family to pay the re...

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Orthodontics in the Days of COVID-19

  Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay   You have probably heard the phrase “unprecedented times” a lot in the past few months. It describes how we feel about COVID-19. We haven’t ever dealt with a global pandemic in our lifetimes, so we don...

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How Long Will I Be in Orthodontic Treatment?

Image by tigerlily713 from Pixabay Are we there yet?   You might think this question is coming from the back seat of a car on a family trip. However, we hear this question a lot rising from our dental chair, almost as soon as the orthodontic appliance is in the ...

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