middle schoolers

The Best Orthodontic Treatment for Middle Schoolers

By Dr. Amy Smith

Choosing the proper orthodontic treatment to straighten your child’s teeth is not an easy task. There are so many different types of braces to choose from, and your orthodontist might have a preference when treating your child.  The kind of braces you choose for your child will put them on a path towards healthy teeth…

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gold braces

How Much Do Gold Braces Cost?

By Dr. Amy Smith

If you’re someone who likes to bling out everything from your phone case and accessories to your car, why not add something shiny to your already dazzling smile? Gold isn’t just for Olympians, you can also have gold in your braces! Here’s why you should go for the gold when it comes to your orthodontic…

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invisalign

What Are the Cons of Invisalign?

By Dr. Amy Smith

If you’ve been doing some research on how to straighten out your smile, you’ve probably discovered there are several options out there that will get the job done. Traditional metal braces are still a great option for some orthodontic patients, but clear aligners are becoming a more popular pick on the market. To help you…

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wear a retainer

Do Teeth Move Back After Invisalign?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Invisalign clear aligners are no different than traditional braces when it comes to the chance of “relapsing” in your orthodontic treatment. Relapsing occurs when a patient’s teeth move back because they do not take proper care of their post-braces smile and neglect to wear a retainer, forget when to wear it, or do not have…

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kids teeth

Taking Care of Kids’ Teeth

By Dr. Amy Smith

Taking care of kids’ teeth seems straightforward enough, but it can easily get lost in the shuffle of day-to-day life. There are also facets of tooth care for your child that you may not be aware of. For example, the importance of early orthodontic treatment.  Early treatment catches tooth problems that might be difficult and…

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Invisalign First

What Is Invisalign First?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Crooked teeth are a common phenomenon among growing kids. Parents may not know their child’s exact dental problem, but they want a solution that is both comfortable and cost-effective. That’s where Invisalign First comes in. This plastic straightener system guides the teeth to new positions by applying gradual pressure. The fact that the aligners are…

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