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  • Are you Ready for Braces?

    It is common to feel a bit anxious when you first visit our Boise orthodontist office.  After all, you’ve been told by your dentist that you would benefit from our services, but other than that, you’re not sure what to expect.  You may need an appliance like a retainer or braces.  Perhaps an [...]

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    TMD or TMJ Boise: An Orthodontist's Perspective

    It’s common knowledge that our Boise orthodontist is known for creating beautiful smiles.  However, we also correct bite issues.  Often, a bite that isn’t properly aligned is a cause for TMJ pain or TMD.  Our goal with any patient is to eliminate the cause of their pain by finding a suitable[...]

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    Invisalign: What to Expect

    There are many different ways available to get straighter teeth; metal braces, clear braces, In-Ovation, and Invisalign are just a few.  Today we’re going to take a look at what to expect with Invisalign and the treatment plan set forth by our Boise orthodontist and staff.  We receive a number [...]

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    The Advantages of Adult Braces

    We are a species of self-preservationists, always looking to improve.  From the newest options in technology, to finding simpler ways to accomplish a task, we are motivated to make changes, adopting and adapting along the way.  Ironically, the same approach does not always hold true for us when it[...]

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    Summer Treats and Braces

    During the summer months, roadside stands and carts at the farmer’s market are overflowing with natural, nutritious goodness.  Yet, if you wear braces, the fresh produce and crispy, crunch vegetables may not be as easy to eat as they once were.  Our Boise orthodontist staff loves this time of [...]

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    Are You Cleaning Your Retainer?

    For many, a retainer is the next step after braces.  The purpose of the retainer is to minimize teeth movement while the bone structure sets.  The most common mistake we see in our Boise orthodontist office is from patients who stop wearing their retainer prematurely.  Your teeth are no different[...]

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    Do I Need to Wear a Mouthguard?

    With spring in full swing, comes the rise of outdoor sports and activities.  Spring brings to mind golf leagues, tennis matches, soccer, and other less ‘high-impact’ sports.  Yet, it is important to look into whether you need a mouthguard or not.  As a Boise orthodontist in the area, we’ve [...]

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    Dentists and Orthodontists: Who Should You See?

    All people in the dental profession share a common goal; to improve their patients’ oral health.  However, how they go about doing that, and their oral treatment plans vary based on their specialty as well as your unique situation.  Our Boise orthodontist generally deals with crowded or [...]

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    Does Your Child Need Braces?

    In lieu of National Children’s Dental Health Month, it only seemed right to discuss the importance of oral health.  The majority of our Boise orthodontist patients are young adolescents and teenagers who are working towards their goals of straight teeth and a beautiful smile.  Yet, children are [...]

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    What are the Benefits of Wearing Braces?

    From time to time in our Boise orthodontist office, we are asked about the benefits of braces.  Unfortunately, we all aren’t lucky enough to have a perfect smile, and braces are the best option to getting that beautiful smile that you deserve.  Understanding your oral treatment plan, designed [...]

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