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Timing is everything in orthodontics. In adults, smiles can be improved at virtually any age, although in individuals under the age of 18 timing becomes extremely important. Starting treatment around the ages of 10-12 well before their adolescent growth spurt ensures the best results and the least amount of time and expense. It is recommended by the American Association of Orthodontists that patients receive an orthodontic evaluation by the age of 7... read more ->

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When you first get braces it's quite an experience! With anything new there are always a lot of questions and concerns that go with it. If you are wondering how much discomfort is involved, what do if something breaks,what kind of dietary restrictions there will be, or how to brush you braces then please... read more ->


Emergencies are very rare in orthodontics. While we are always here to attend to your needs you may find it more convenient to treat a situation on your own and wait until your next appointment. If you cannot do this on your own please call us as soon as you can for advice or to schedule an appointment for these urgent situations. Here are some things that may save you and extra trip to the orthodontist office:

  • Poking or Irritating Wires
  • Sore teeth
  • Loose brackets
  • Lost Separator

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