How to Relieve Pain After Your Orthodontist Appointment

2019-06-27T10:52:01-06:00June 27th, 2019|Orthodontics|

Do you remember the last time you got your braces tightened, and your teeth and gums were sore for a few days? While this soreness can feel a bit painful at times, it’s perfectly normal and only temporary! Here are a couple of things we recommend to help ease the pain associated with your braces. [...]

5 Advantages of Invisalign

2019-06-14T14:13:57-06:00June 14th, 2019|Orthodontics|

Did you know that about 5 million people have chosen to Invisalign to help straighten their teeth and transform their smile? Aside from the fact that Invisalign is just as effective as traditional braces, here are 5 other advantages of choosing Invisalign for your orthodontic treatment.   Aesthetics A major benefit of Invisalign is of [...]

When Should Your Child See an Orthodontist?

2019-06-07T12:06:02-06:00June 6th, 2019|Orthodontics|

When it comes to orthodontics, most people usually think of treatment for pre-teens and teens. But did you know, it’s also a good idea to get your younger child in for an orthodontic evaluation? The American Association of Orthodontics recommends a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. Not only will an early evaluation help [...]

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your New Smile After Treatment Ends

2019-05-24T17:15:24-06:00May 24th, 2019|Orthodontics|

After your braces or Invisalign treatment comes to an end, it’s now time to maintain your new smile! Although your initial treatment is over, you’ll want to follow the tips below to ensure that your smile lasts a lifetime. Tip 1: The most important thing you can do after finishing your treatment is to wear [...]

5 Things to Know Before Seeing an Orthodontist

2019-05-17T19:05:10-06:00May 17th, 2019|Orthodontics|

If you’ve been thinking about starting orthodontic treatment, there are a few things you should know before you schedule your first appointment. You’ll Want to Come in for a Consultation from an Orthodontic Specialist At Star Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, we offer a free consultation to help answer any questions that you have and to [...]

7 Health Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

2019-05-08T20:27:19-06:00May 8th, 2019|Orthodontics|

Orthodontic treatment is just for straightening your teeth, right? Wrong. There are actually a lot of other health benefits that come from receiving proper orthodontic treatment. Most of these benefits involve preventing disease and pain in the future. Let’s look at some of the important reasons orthodontia is a great choice.   Properly clean your [...]