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What are the Best Braces Color for You in 2023?

One of the most critical decisions is what color to choose for your braces. Below, we will discuss what factors to consider when picking the best colors.  The right tone can brighten your smile and make you feel more confident. However, not every pallet or shade is suitable for every person. It would be a […]

Invisalign vs Lingual Braces: What Is the Difference

Introduction So, you want braces. But there’s a problem: lingual brace types (attached to the back of your teeth) scare you, and Invisalign (clear plastic aligners) seems like too much trouble. What do you do? You choose traditional metal braces! Like Invisalign and traditional braces, Lingual brace types are all types of orthodontic treatment that […]

Expander Braces: Everything You Need to Know

Does your child need expander braces? There often comes a time for many parents when there is not enough moving room in their child’s mouth for all of their teeth to grow in naturally and without uncomfortable pain and aching. Expander braces or expanders for short can help increase that available space in the jaw […]

Tooth Decay With Braces: Prevention and Treatment


The Basics of Tooth Decay with Braces  For people with braces, taking care of their teeth is probably on their minds all the time, right? However, tooth decay can be a severe problem if not taken care of quickly. Contact our offices if you want to speak with our professional staff.   While brushing regularly and […]

Smiles That Inspire: Debby Hampton

Patient Highlight: Debby Hampton Our next smiles that inspire highlight is Debby Hampton who is currently the President and CEO of United Way of Central Oklahoma. “I am on my eleventh year at United Way and have loved every minute of my job,” said Debby. United Way of Central Oklahoma works in partnership with 55 [...]

3 Types of Bites in Dentistry and Fixes

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Types of Bites in Dentistry Ever wondered why orthodontics is so important? The answer is simple Orthodontists have many different solutions to the problems that people experience with their teeth. Still, before they can fix anything, they need to know what is causing the problem in the first place! This blog post will look at […]

Smiles That Inspire: Khloe

Patient Highlight: Khloe Our young patients amaze us with so many courageous and cool things they’re doing for the community. Khloe especially stands out when we think of Smiles That Inspire. In 2017 Khloe started donating her hair to Wigs for Kids, an organization that provides hair replacement systems and support for children who have [...]

Caring For Retainers: Helpful Do’s and Dont’s

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 Caring for Retainers  Retainers are an extremely important part of orthodontic care. Failure to properly use a retainer can result in teeth shifting back to their original positions. This can be especially heartbreaking after all of the hard work put in wearing braces. To ensure this doesn’t happen, retainers should be worn nightly following braces […]

Smiles That Inspire: Ciara Amir

Patient Highlight: Ciara Amir We’re thrilled to highlight our patient, Ciara, for our Smiles That Inspire series. Ciara has a unique job as a Medical Micropigmentologist and trainer. She spends most of her days helping women transform their appearance through the art of permanent makeup. When she isn’t doing procedures, she is teaching other women [...]

Teeth Shifting After Braces? Heres Why

Why Are My Teeth Shifting After My Braces Were Removed? Uh oh! It’s been a few years since you’ve completed orthodontic treatment, and you’re wondering why your teeth are shifting after having braces. Did you know the #1 reason this occurs is due to the lack of retainer wear? Retainers are the only way to […]