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Teeth Straightening After Braces

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If you’re like most people, braces were a time in your life you wanted to get through quickly. The only benefit was having straight teeth when it’s all said and done. Unfortunately, some people don’t realize that the teeth straightening process continues after you take your braces out. Realignment can look different for each person, […]

How To Overcome Your Fear Of Braces

How to Overcome Your Fear fo Braces with Orthodontic Arts OKC

We all want straight teeth. But the fear of braces put on your teeth is common among people of all ages considering orthodontic care. The thought of having metal brackets and wires attached to your teeth for months or even years can be overwhelming and cause feelings of self-consciousness & embarrassment. Contents Is It Normal […]

Orthodontist vs Dentist – What’s The Difference?

Orthodontist vs Dentist. What's the Difference?

When we think of general dental care, we often think of teeth cleanings, filling cavities, and correcting crooked teeth with everyone’s favorite dental device, braces. But should you see a general dentist (also known as a family dentist) or an orthodontist? What’s the difference? Orthodontist vs dentist? Who should you see first? No worries, we’ll […]

History of Orthodontics

History of Orthodontics.

The dental practice of orthodontics has a long, complicated history. Orthodontics has come a long way from its beginnings to be the safe, beneficial service it is today. There have been many pivotal moments that define orthodontics. These moments pushed the practice into modernity and changed the industry. Here at Orthodontic Arts, we’ve broken down […]

Smiles That Inspire – Deuel Burk

Orthodontic Arts Smiles That Inspire: Deuel Burk

Shoes & Smiles It’s not every day that you meet a 16-year- old that is one of nine kids in his family, owns a customized shoe business AND plays for the number one volleyball team in the nation. “I play competitive volleyball for a club based in Tennessee named C2 Attack. You can always find […]

How Long Do Retainers Last? When To Get A Replacement Retainer

How long do retainers last?

Most retainers won’t last you for the rest of your life. So eventually, you’ll need a replacement retainer to keep your teeth straight. We’ve all heard from orthodontists and dentists about how important it is to wear your retainer once you have had your braces removed. In most cases, you should wear a retainer for […]

How to Floss with Braces: 4 Different Ways

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  Flossing your teeth is essential to maintaining good oral health. How to floss while wearing braces is even more critical because it reduces the chances of getting gum diseases and cavities. After meals, food particles tend to remain between your teeth and the braces. Getting rid of all the food particles can be tricky. […]

What Can You Eat With Invisalign?

What Can You Eat With Invisalign?

What can you eat with Invisalign? So, you’ve got Invisalign? Congrats! You’ve begun your teeth realignment journey. I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of information and heard of things to look out for, which might be overwhelming. But, one of the most critical factors contributing to a successful Invisalign journey is your diet! Some foods you […]

Getting Braces: Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Braces Getting braces is an important milestone. It’s a big step for most pre-teens and teenagers. Braces can seem scary. Your parents might have some horror stories from their experiences. But brace technology and treatment have drastically improved, making for a comfortable patient experience. Here at Orthodontic Arts, […]