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Do I Need A Dentist Referral To See An Orthodontist?

Do I Need A Dentist Referral To See An Orthodontist?

Why Do People Think A Dentist Referral Is Necessary? When I graduated from dental school some thirty years ago, it was an unwritten understanding that the dentist would let a patient or parent knows when it’s time to visit an orthodontist. The result of that system was not a good one.…

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Reducing The Treatment Time & Cost Of Adult Braces

Reducing the Treatment Time and Cost of Adult Braces

So you’re not a kid anymore and you’ve been contemplating orthodontic treatment to correct an unhealthy bite or to gain a more confident and youthful smile. Fear not! Today’s orthodontic options for adults are much more appealing than you may think. Gone are the days of clunky, unsightly braces for…

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Pros And Cons Of Permanent Retainers In Orthodontics

What’s the Deal With Permanent Retainers in Orthodontics?

Over the past 20 plus years of practice as a specialist in orthodontics, there is one undeniable constant with a patient’s orthodontic treatment – teeth inevitably want to move back to their original positions. Our teeth continue to move as we age, particularly the front teeth. This was confirmed by…

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What Can I Expect When I Am Wearing Braces?

When I meet with new patients who are ready to start orthodontic treatment using traditional braces, a few common questions inevitably come to light: What does it feel like having the braces applied? At Team Orthodontics, having your braces applied is actually a very simple procedure for you. There is no…

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Are Lingual Braces For Everyone?

Are lingual braces (hidden braces behind the teeth) the right type of orthodontic treatment choice for you? Let’s take a look at the past, present, and future of lingual braces to help you to make a better decision on your orthodontic treatment. The History of Lingual Braces Lingual braces have been in…

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Get A Smile Makeover In Less Than 6 Months

Orthodontic treatment doesn’t always mean a mouth full of metal braces worn for an extended period of time. In fact, many of our patients have acceptably healthy bites of the back teeth and may need only limited fine tuning of the alignment of the front teeth. These alignment corrections may…

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“Are Clear Teeth Aligners For Me?”

When Invisalign and clear teeth aligners were first introduced to the market approximately 20 years ago, my graduate class was one of the first to become accredited to use it. Since that time, Invisalign and other clear teeth aligner products have come a long way in improving the effectiveness of…

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Direct to Consumer Teeth Aligners – Buyer Beware!

Like most things in life, you get what you pay for. Direct to consumer teeth aligners are no different. The ease of online ordering coupled with the desire for aesthetic types of orthodontic treatment has spawned the direct to consumer clear teeth aligner treatment industry. This new trend is seeking…

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