Orthodontics

Preparing for your child's orthodontic treatment

What to Expect During Your Kid’s First Orthodontist Visit (and After)

So you have taken the first step. You have acknowledged that your child might benefit from braces. You’ve scheduled an orthodontics appointment with an orthodontist in Omaha or elsewhere. But now you are wondering what to expect at that first visit to the orthodontist in preparation for treatment. You have many questions about orthodontic treatment,…
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Take care of your clear aligners

How to Care for Clear Aligners Without Disrupting Your Daily Routine

Caring for your clear aligners. For many people, one of the biggest benefits of clear aligners is that they have minimal impact on your daily life. True to their name, clear aligners are made of a transparent synthetic material that makes them nearly invisible on your teeth, allowing you to undergo treatment without the people…
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Invisalign or braces - which is better

Clear Aligners vs. Braces: Which One’s Best for Your Kids?

Choosing Between Clear Aligners and Braces for Your Child or Teen Your child or teen is getting ready to embark on an exciting journey towards a straight smile. But now you’re left wondering, “Are clear aligners or braces the right choice for my kid?” If you had orthodontic care as a child yourself, chances are…
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Orthodontics can correct an overbite

5 Reasons You Should Have Your Overbite Corrected

Why Bite Correction is Important Have you ever tried to drive a car when its axles aren’t aligned properly? It’s a lot like trying to function with orthodontic issues—like an overbite, which is when your front teeth overlap more than they’re meant to. After all, your car’s axles and your jaw both have ideal alignments…
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Dental care is even more important during orthodontic treatment

Why Your Teeth Need Dental Care While Wearing Braces (or Clear Aligners)

Resist the temptation to skip the dentist during orthodontic care There’s a popular saying that “teamwork makes the dream work.” This isn’t just a catchy saying. It’s also very true! It applies to many areas of our lives—including orthodontic treatment. Straightening your child’s teeth is an investment that’ll benefit them for a lifetime, but the…
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Should you choose clear aligners over braces

Clear Aligners vs. Braces For Aligning Teeth

Over 4 million children and adults in the United States have braces to straighten teeth. Having straight teeth isn’t just about appearance but may give your child the ability to speak and eat better, and offer more comfort. When you’re thinking about getting your child braces, you might have many questions about braces and clear aligners.…
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Orthodontic treatment faq

“Do Braces Hurt?” and Other FAQs About Orthodontic Treatment

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontic Treatment Making the decision to pursue orthodontic treatment is not always an easy one. Between finding the best orthodontist in your area, keeping up with appointments, and knowing the do’s and don’ts of dental care, you may feel overwhelmed. Worry not, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled…
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Orthodontic Treatment Is About Much More Than a Straight Smile

There is no greater asset than a perfect smile. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) reports that over one-third of adults are unhappy with their smiles. Nowadays it is not only common, but expected to see adults correcting their smile imperfections to improve their careers and relationships. Orthodontic treatment has several health benefits in addition…
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Prevent orthodontic issues in your little one

5 Ways You Can Prevent Serious Orthodontic Issues for Your Child

Getting your child assessed by an orthodontist early can avoid serious long-term orthodontic issues. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that children have their first orthodontic visit by age seven to identify issues that can be corrected early. Most children won’t need early orthodontic intervention, but for those who do, their oral…
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Find the best orthodontist

How to Find the Best Orthodontist in Omaha

Get your child the best orthodontic care in Omaha. When your child reaches the age of seven and gains their first set of adult molars, your family dentist will likely tell you it’s time to take them to an orthodontist. We know from experience that this step in your child’s oral healthcare journey can be…
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