Orthodontics

Best Orthodontic Blogs of 2015

2015 was a fantastic year. Read some of most popular blogs from last year, and make sure you keep your eyes peeled for some great blogs post and videos in 2016.

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Wire Retainer Vs. Clear Plastic Retainer

Are you embarrassed with your smile? Do you have crooked teeth that you desperately want to fix? If this is the case, there are several different methods you can use to straighten your teeth and give you a smile you can be proud of. If you already have braces and are getting ready to have them removed, you have probably started to think about the different types of retainers that are available. There are retainers made from wire and clear plastic, but which one is better? Read more…

Overbite: Causes & Treatments

Having an overbite is a common problem in the North American culture. In other populations, people are more prone to having underbites where their jaws stick out relative to their upper jaws.In the United States, the majority of people with bite issues have overbites, meaning the top teeth stick out relative to the bottom teeth. Let’s look at the causes, how to treat overbites and the best time for treatment.

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Money Management: A Vital Factor to Achieve a Perfect Smile

Do Most Dentists and Orthodontists Offer Monthly Payments?

The main questions someone has when he comes in to get looked at for braces are: How will I pay for it? What options are available to pay for braces? Do you offer financing or monthly payments?

Rest assured, most orthodontists and dentists offer monthly payments.

Now, most people are probably used to going to the dentist and paying for procedures at the dental office. But, dentists and orthodontists handle things differently due to the nature of the work.

Most dental procedures are completed within one to three appointments, so patients are asked to provide a large chunk of or all of the money up-front. The dentist may, for right or wrong reasons, want the money up-front because he incurs all expenses up-front–there’s no guarantee the patient will return to the office to pay the remaining balance.

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