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Case of The Month – May

May 6, 2019

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This patient visited our office to correct a severe openbite. The patient presented with low tongue posture and front teeth protruding forward. Per our diagnosis, we treated her with Invisalign Clear Aligners and temporary anchorage devices (mini-implants). With use of TADs, the open bite was corrected without surgery. Patient achieved great results after 20 months and is waiting to receive several dental implants to restore missing teeth.

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What Orthodontic Issues Do Adults Face? Ask an Orthodontist In Columbus

April 26, 2019

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Smiling adult woman in bracesIn the past, it was relatively rare to see an adult undergoing orthodontic treatment. However, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, more adults today are getting braces than ever before. While cosmetic issues are a common concern, there are many other good reasons for an adult to pursue treatment from an orthodontist in Columbus. Even people in their 50s, 60s, and beyond can benefit from a properly aligned bite and straight teeth. Continue reading to learn about the most common orthodontic issues adults face and how the treatment can differ compared to kids and teens.

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6 Considerations To Think About Before Getting Invisalign Treatment In Columbus

April 12, 2019

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Woman Putting In Clear TrayMany adults once shied away from orthodontic treatment because they dreaded wearing metal brackets and wires. Today, people are thrilled to have Invisalign treatment as an effective alternative! In addition to being comfortable and discreet, Invisalign in Columbus offers many other advantages. However, it’s still helpful to take everything into consideration before deciding on the best way to straighten your teeth. Below, you’ll read about 6 factors to think about to help you choose the absolute best orthodontic treatment for your needs.

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Want Straight Teeth? Here’s How Adult Braces in Columbus Can Help!

February 11, 2019

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woman smiling inserting Invisalign traysA common misconception is that braces are just for kids. The danger of this myth is it hinders many people from fixing their gapped, misaligned, crooked or crowded teeth. The reality is the options for adult braces in Columbus have expanded greatly. Learn about the different ways you can get the smile you’ve always wanted as you continue reading!

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An Orthodontist in Columbus has 7 Surprising Facts About Straightening Teeth

January 29, 2019

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Woman holding clear aligner and bracesDo you have braces, or have you gotten them in the past? Or, maybe you’re considering Invisalign? These orthodontic treatments are used every day to straighten smiles, but they have an interesting history that not many people know about. Keep reading to learn some interesting and surprising facts about orthodontics from an expert orthodontist in Columbus.

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Case of the Month

January 22, 2019

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Following Teenage patient visited our office to correct the crowding, and reverse crossbite on the left side. Patient presented with poor arch form of maxillary (upper) teeth with front teeth protruding forward. Patient was treated with Invisalign Clear Aligners instead of metal braces. Patient was told she was not an Invisalign clear aligner candidate by several other clinicians. Patient achieved great results after 19 months. Success of treatment is highly dependent on the skills/training of the clinician.

before and after restorations

before and after restorations

teenager after restorations

Case of the month!

December 13, 2018

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Following adult male patient visited our office with chief complaint of “ severe crowding”. Patient expressed lack of confidence while smiling in social settings. He presented with severe crowding, blocked out teeth and non-coincident midlines. Patient was treated with Damon Passive self-ligating braces system and extraction 4 premolar teeth. Patient achieved great results and has healthy periodontal support.

Learn About the Many Advantages of Clear Braces in Columbus

October 16, 2018

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A person wearing clear braces.

As orthodontics become more popular, it’s not just teenagers who end up getting treatment anymore. Now, more adults are seeking orthodontic solutions for crooked teeth, poor bites and multiple gaps in their smile. Of course, one of the largest deterrents for orthodontics is the way in which traditional braces affect appearance.

If you’re working in a professional office environment or as a public speaker, then you understand how important maintaining appearances can be. That’s where clear braces in Columbus come in. If you’ve got orthodontic issues that require correcting, you’ll want to keep reading.

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What is the Cost of Braces in Columbus, OH?

September 12, 2018

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A woman wearing clear, ceramic braces.

There are many moving parts when it comes to orthodontic treatment. In this instance, we’re talking exclusively about traditional braces with metal or ceramic hardware. It’s true that the upfront cost can be high, but that doesn’t mean you should be put off by treatment from the start. Braces are an investment that can make such a big difference in your life that they essentially pay for themselves!

Here’s what you can expect the cost of braces in Columbus, OH to look like.

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The Best Ways to Floss While Wearing Braces in Columbus

August 7, 2018

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A woman with braces smiling.When you first begin your orthodontic treatment, it can be difficult to get used to. The oral care routine you had before needs to be slightly modified to accommodate your new hardware, but it’s important to note that it’s worth it in the long-term. To remove plaque and stray food debris from teeth, flossing needs to be part of that routine.

With help from a dentist, flossing while wearing braces in Columbus will be much easier. Here are a few of his best tips!

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