Good Times To Begin Orthodontic Care

Good Times To Begin Orthodontic Care

When is a good time to begin your orthodontic care, you might wonder to yourself? Well, the truth is that just about any time is a good time. However, since you are probably someone with a schedule that doesn’t exactly allow for the spur of the moment oral health decisions and because making this choice is a fairly big decision, we know you might need a little help with making that first step. Not to worry! We actually have some very beneficial suggestions.

Orthodontics And Holiday Time: Keep Your Smile Approachable!

Ah, yes! The joy of attending holiday functions, while you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment. On one hand, you’ll feel wonderful knowing that by this time next year, you’ll probably be done with your course of treatment and your smile will look fantastic. However, right now, what you’re most worried about is getting through parties and meals without food stuck between your brackets and without anyone seeing you pull your clear aligner trays out of your mouth. Don’t worry. We are full of helpful and easy hints.

Aligner Trays Quiz: All About Candidacy

When you’ve got a friend with clear aligner trays for orthodontic treatment, you may have that aha! moment when that imaginary light bulb goes off over your head. This seems like just what you’ve been hoping for: An orthodontic treatment that can work but that is not as obvious and in-the-way as the metal braces you’ve always envisioned. However, who will it work for? For yourself? For your child? Get the scoop on candidacy details from a quick quiz.

Trays: 2 Things You Must Remember

Are you wearing clear braces with the use of aligner trays? If so, you know that on one hand, it’s an absolute walk in the park! You don’t need to worry about being inconvenienced during the day if it’s time to eat (you can remove the trays) or if it’s time to brush and floss (again, you may take them out). However, we like to remind you not to get too relaxed with your efforts. Remaining on track will help you not only enjoy an aligned smile but also keep your smile healthy throughout the process. Let’s talk!

Ready to fall in love with your smile, but not sure where to start? Send us a photo or a question of your smile, and Dr. Lathrop will respond!