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How Early Should A Child See An Orthodontist?

Most parents don’t think they have to worry about braces until their child nears their high school years. Yet, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that kids get seen by an orthodontist by the time they’re 7. The age of 7 is a golden age when your child has both baby and adult teeth, which […]

Invisalign Has The Convenience And Benefits You’re Looking For!

Convenience is an absolute must today. Whether at work, at leisure, or improving your daily life, getting the absolute best experience for your money is important. Invisalign clear aligners are the perfect example of this. They are incredibly convenient, but they are also cost-effective and a great alternative to wire braces! Why Choose Invisalign over […]

How Technology Has Improved Orthodontic Treatment

Over the years, orthodontic treatment has changed from cumbersome metal brackets and wires to a wide range of solutions for correcting bites and improving smiles. With many types of braces available and a wide range of modern imaging techniques, having your teeth straightened has never been easier, and it’s all due to advances in technology. […]

How Does Orthodontics Work To Shift Teeth?

The evidence is undeniable: braces are an essential element of modern dental care. Not only do braces improve the appearance of the smile, but they also prevent dental caries (cavities) by making regular brushings and cleanings more effective.  Our orthodontist and our team recommend orthodontics for many different oral health issues, not just to straighten […]

Eating with Braces

Braces-friendly snack recipe Our team knows that eating with braces can be tricky. You want to avoid damaging the bands, brackets and wires since any damage can delay the progress of your treatment. After adjustments, your mouth may also feel sore, making eating more of a chore than a pleasure. The good news is that […]

Early Orthodontic Evaluation Recommended by AAO

Even though most people think of pre-teens and teens when they think of orthodontics, there are good reasons your child should get an orthodontic evaluation much sooner. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends an early orthodontic evaluation with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. Why Your Child Should Get An Orthodontic Check-up No […]

How to Survive the First Week With Braces

5 Quick and Easy Tips Getting braces can be an exciting time, especially if you’re incredibly unhappy with your smile. These appliances will improve the functionality and alignment of your bite, but they’ll also greatly enhance your overall smile aesthetics. Unfortunately, however, the first several days of wearing them can be a bit of a […]

At-Home Orthodontics Can Harm Your Bite

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) says that over 13 percent of orthodontists see patients who have tried DIY teeth straightening treatments causing irreparable damage. Everyone has seen the ads for various at-home orthodontics options. Direct-to-consumer clear aligners that can be used without leaving the house for appointments are tempting for people who want a […]

Adults are Seeking Orthodontic Treatments

4 Reasons Why! When thinking of braces, a teenager with a smile full of metal-covered teeth usually comes to mind. Over the years, orthodontics has changed. Though braces are usually recommended in adolescence, many adults are now turning to orthodontists to fix issues with their teeth that were not addressed when they were younger. Glass […]

Eat, Drink, Invisalign

At Glass Orthodontics, we find one of the greatest advantages to using Invisalign is that you will receive maximum results with minimal impact on your daily life. Invisalign is smooth and comfortable, easy to insert, and simple to remove. The ability to remove Invisalign aligners allows you to enjoy all your favorite foods and beverages […]

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