Phase 1 vs. Phase 2 Treatment

Here at Oread Orthodontics, we aim to provide parents with reliable, expert information on what a long-term plan for their child might look like. This can sometimes include two-part treatment. Many parents wonder about the difference between Phase 1 vs. Phase 2 treatment, and we have all your answers!  If you’ve been trying to determine … Continued

The Truth About Invisalign Clear Aligners

Traditional braces have come a long way, baby! In spite of all those improvements, however, many patients are still on the fence about them. Teens and adults in particular worry that braces may change their appearance too much or interfere with their daily lives. While today’s braces are more comfortable and efficient than ever before, … Continued

What To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

Here at Oread Orthodontics, we want our patients to feel informed and empowered during their orthodontic treatment, from the first visit to the last. We know that choosing to improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment is a big decision, and since you only get one smile, you shouldn’t trust it to anyone other than … Continued

Am I Too Old For Orthodontic Treatment?

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word orthodontics? If it was something along the lines of a teenager wearing bulky metal braces, you’re not alone! This stereotype has had some serious staying power over the years, leading many to wonder “am I too old for orthodontic treatment?” Because of this, … Continued

How To Leave A Lasting Impression With A Straighter Smile

When you meet someone for the first time, something happens whether you realize it or not: you form an impression about each other within seconds. You can’t convey your personality and resume in that amount of time, so this initial impression is based in large part on something we call psychological cues. These are the … Continued

Why Your Child Should See An Orthodontist By Age 7

It’s no secret that regular dental visits are one of the easiest ways to ensure your child has a healthy smile. Every parent and caregiver knows how important check-ups and cleanings are for oral health, but did you know that orthodontic evaluations are also an essential part of caring for your child’s teeth? That’s why we … Continued