What Your Orthodontist Wants You to Know During This Time

July 8, 2020

Remember that patient health is a top priority for your orthodontist. If your orthodontist is open, it is because they feel it’s safe for you to come in.

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My Orthodontist’s Office Has Reopened. Is It Safe to Go?

April 21, 2020

From treatment and waiting room disinfection to the strict use of personal protective equipment (PPE), the safety of patients and staff members continues to be of utmost importance.

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Handling Orthodontic Issues at Home

March 24, 2020

If your orthodontist’s office is currently postponing any non-emergent appointments, you may be wondering how to handle orthodontic issues at home. While there are steps you can take, your orthodontist should always be notified.

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Orthodontic Office Closed? Here’s How to Care for Your Smile Between Orthodontic Visits

March 23, 2020

Remember, you are a partner in the process and your oral health care doesn’t end between visits. Here are a few tips for caring for your smile between orthodontic visits.

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My Orthodontist’s Office Is Closed, What Does That Mean for My Treatment?

March 18, 2020

You can help keep treatment on track by following your orthodontist’s directions, avoiding hard and sticky foods and keeping your teeth clean.

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How Orthodontics Works: Braces

March 11, 2020

Successful orthodontic treatment depends on three things – pressure, time and cooperation. Braces put pressure on teeth to gradually move them into the correct position over time.

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Trailblazing Women in AAO Leadership: Paving the Way for Women in Orthodontics

March 6, 2020

Today, one in three AAO orthodontists is a female and more than 50 percent of student members are women.

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Should I Floss or Brush First?

February 17, 2020

Researchers have found that flossing before brushing may be the most efficient for a thorough removal of dental plaque.

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