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Pediatric orthodontics: When is the right time for braces for kids?

March 24, 2021

Often times parents wait until all of the baby teeth are gone to bring their child in for an orthodontic consultation, but orthodontists prefer to see the child much earlier. The timing for braces for kids has evolved and it is not uncommon to see children in elementary and early middle school getting started with…

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How to take care of teeth after braces come off

March 11, 2021

The big day has finally come. Your braces are coming off and you get to see your brand-new smile after braces. Now what? You’ve invested a lot into that fresh smile, so it is important to follow these three tips on how to take care of your straight teeth after braces. 1. Wear your retainers….

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The Benefits of Braces

February 11, 2021

Orthodontic treatment involves so much more than creating beautiful smiles. There are numerous benefits of braces that extend far beyond what you see in the mirror. What are the benefits of orthodontic treatment? 1. Function Creating a functional smile is one of the primary benefits of having braces. The goal of orthodontics is to align…

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What to expect at your free orthodontist consultation

If you’ve never been to an orthodontist, odds are you may be wondering what happens at an orthodontist consultation. At Vivid Orthodontics, we know your time is valuable, which is why your free orthodontist consultation combines what normally takes three visits into one appointment. Our goal is to answer all of your questions at this…

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