Entries by Perry Stevens

How Do Braces Change Your Face Structure

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Last Updated on September 16, 2019 Your first visit to the orthodontist is the perfect time to ask questions that you’ve been wondering about such as “Do braces change your face?” It’s only natural to want to look your best, and it only takes looking at a few before and after pictures of orthodontic treatment […]

The Future of Orthodontics – Braces Yourself for Lasers

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Last Updated on September 5, 2019 Lasers continue to show very amazing and even more promising results in many fields of medicine and dentistry – including in the future of orthodontics. They are constantly being developed further and have already gained wide usage in dental offices across America. Their use has significantly improved results in […]

Teeth Shaving – Will it Correct Crowding?

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Last Updated on August 30, 2019 What is Teeth Shaving? An interproximal reduction is commonly referred to as teeth shaving. This procedure often becomes necessary for individuals with overcrowded teeth. Overcrowding will cause issues with alignment if the individual requires braces. This is true for all types of braces from traditional metal braces to Invisalign. […]

What is Invisalign?

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Last Updated on August 27, 2019 If you are looking for an answer to your question “What is Invisalign?” you have found the right place. Many adults who want straight, even teeth wonder what is better Invisalign or braces. They don’t want to be inconvenienced with lingual braces and they don’t like the appearance of […]

Orthodontic Insurance – Everything You Need to Know and More

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Last Updated on August 23, 2019 What is orthodontic insurance? This is a question that people who are getting insurance often miss. Oftentimes, when they see dental coverage, they automatically think that it includes orthodontic services. Orthodontic service includes specialty dental treatments such as different teeth straightening procedures (eg. braces or Invisalign). These are both […]

What is The Smile for a Lifetime Foundation

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Last Updated on August 19, 2019 Making a difference in communities across America starts with a smile for the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation. When someone has crooked or crowded teeth, braces provide cosmetic relief and soothe discomfort. However, what is a relatively easy fix for some is often an impossibility for disadvantaged children in […]

How Much Are Braces?

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Last Updated on August 13, 2019 The Cost of Braces How much are braces? Your final cost for braces will depend on several factors, including:  Your age  The degree of your malocclusion or misalignment  Your health dental insurance policy  Additional dental work you may need  The type of braces you select During your initial visit, […]

What Conditions Can an Orthodontist Treat

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Last Updated on August 5, 2019 Orthodontics is a specialty or a branch of dentistry, and one who engages in this field is an orthodontist. This means an orthodontist is also a dentist, who did further studies in the field of orthodontics. The aim of an orthodontist is to treat a malocclusion. This is a […]

Do I Need Braces? Take The Quiz

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Last Updated on August 4, 2019 If you’ve been wondering, “Do I need braces?” then we may be able to help you. Sometimes, going to the dentist isn’t enough and you’ll need the services of an orthodontist. Although an orthodontist has completed the same schooling and licensing protocols that are required for a general dentist, […]

What is Smiles Change Lives?

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Last Updated on August 19, 2019 If your child is struggling with crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth, braces can help. They can also go a long way toward boosting a child’s self-esteem as dental problems are known to be a source of insecurity for many children. Unfortunately, for many parents, the cost of braces is […]