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Recognizing and Treating Your Child’s Orthodontic Issues

Here at Oread Orthodontics, we hear from many parents who are curious about orthodontic treatment for their children. Some want to know if they should be seeing an orthodontist regularly, as they would a general dentist, while others wonder how to determine if their child needs treatment. There are many factors we take into consideration … Continued

Everything You Need To Know About Retainers

Straightening your smile is an investment of your time and your finances. There’s a lot of hard work that goes into successfully completing orthodontic treatment, so when the end is in sight, it’s something to celebrate! You should remember, however, that there is a second phase of treatment that follows the active phase. This is … Continued

Don’t Put It Off: Why Early Treatment Matters

When it comes to our children, there are a lot of questions and concerns to navigate throughout their lives. One thing parents and caregivers worry about is their child’s smile—how to keep their teeth strong and healthy, how often they should visit the dentist, and if orthodontic care might become necessary at any point. We’re … Continued

A Guide To Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Thanks in part to an ever-increasing range of affordable treatment options, more adults than ever have been using orthodontics to improve their oral health. Although teens still make up the largest percentage of orthodontic patients, we’re seeing children and adults close that gap every day! Here at Oread Orthodontics, we’re proud to create beautiful smiles … Continued

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