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Adult Orthodontic Treatment Options

Adult orthodontic treatment has helped thousands of adults achieve that beautiful smile they’re looking for. Whether you had braces as a child and your teeth shifted, or you’ve never had treatment before and are ready to start, we can help! Orthodontic Treatment Orthodontic treatment for adults can help you get more than just a straight, [...]

By |2019-01-14T19:50:24+00:00January 14th, 2019|Treatment|0 Comments

Gingerbread House Contest

Celebrate the season with Glass Orthodontics, and join the team for some holiday cheer! We are excited to announce our deliciously fun gingerbread house contest is officially underway! Our local dental teams have worked hard to decorate their gingerbread houses for our seasonal competition, and their results have us very impressed! With so many great [...]

By |2018-11-26T18:46:29+00:00December 1st, 2018|Community, Contests|0 Comments

Invisalign® Invisible Braces

Invisalign aligners provide an invisible braces option for patients who prefer a subtler treatment type. Unlike traditional metal braces made with brackets and wires, Invisalign uses multiple sets of clear aligners for the upper and lower teeth. These clear aligners gently move teeth into position little by little each week. How Does It Work? At [...]

By |2018-11-26T18:58:18+00:00November 26th, 2018|Educational, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

Early Treatment: Why is Phase I Important?

Early treatment may be necessary for the proper development and growth of your child’s teeth and jaws. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, your child should be examined by an orthodontist at age 7. At this age, we can begin monitoring the development of your child’s bite and bone structure to determine the best [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:25:46+00:00October 17th, 2018|Educational, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

Navigating Orthodontic Treatment While Serving Our Country

Starting orthodontic treatment is a big decision. And, when you’re a military family moving around the country—or even the world—the decision comes with additional difficulties. At Glass Orthodontics, we are dedicated to helping each family find the right orthodontic treatment while serving our country. Before you start treatment, consider these factors. Different Orthodontists, Different Treatment [...]

By |2018-08-30T16:43:14+00:00August 21st, 2018|FAQs, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

Retainers and Your Smile

Retainers help to keep your teeth in their final positions after treatment. When the braces come off, the goal is to keep your teeth from moving back to where they were before. We call this the retention phase. Retention Phase At Glass Orthodontics, we are strict about retention. That’s why we request your full compliance [...]

By |2018-08-30T16:43:46+00:00July 24th, 2018|FAQs, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

Getting Braces: What to Expect

Getting braces is an exciting time! You’ve finally decided to start orthodontic treatment. This is one investment in your dental health that will last for the rest of your life. So, what happens next? First Orthodontist Appointment Once you decide to start treatment, contact usto schedule your initial consultation. Initial consultations typically last one hour. [...]

By |2018-07-24T15:09:43+00:00June 19th, 2018|FAQs, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

Teeth Straightening and Oral Health

Teeth straightening and oral health go hand in hand. When the braces go on, teeth cleaning becomes more important than ever. Food and drinks can linger around your appliances. Without properly cleaning every nook and cranny, the risk for plaque buildup, gingivitis, and even stained teeth increases. Thankfully, to keep your pearly whites white when [...]

By |2018-05-15T21:41:46+00:00May 15th, 2018|Educational, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

What Age Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

There are many different opinions on how old children should be to see an orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontists recommend seeing an orthodontist, like Dr. Glass, for a screening or exam by age seven. However, each person's teeth are unique and there is not a right or wrong age to see an orthodontist for treatment. Treatment [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:06:57+00:00December 1st, 2016|Educational, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments

What is a Board Certified Orthodontist?

Dr. Timothy Glass is a Board Certified Orthodontist with the American Board of Orthodontics. What does that mean? To begin, all orthodontists are dentists, but not all dentists are orthodontists. An orthodontist must first complete dental school and then go on to get their orthodontic license. Each orthodontist is registered with a specific state, but [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:08:06+00:00December 1st, 2016|Educational, Glass Orthodontics|0 Comments