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ABC’s Of Braces: Everything You Need To Know Before Starting Treatment
Posted on March 29, 2019 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

Even with all the advances orthodontics has seen in recent years, traditional braces are still one of the best tools we have for creating beautifully aligned smiles for patients of all ages. Braces have been a favorite method of treatment for orthodontists for a long time, and have a pretty impressive track record when it ... Read full post

First Orthodontic Visit
Posted on March 4, 2019 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

When you get down to it, our lives are made up of a whole series of milestones, from our first words, to the first time we ride a bike on our own, to the first time we visit an orthodontist. As exciting as these “firsts” can be, it’s not uncommon to also feel a little ... Read full post

Braces And Gingivitis
Posted on December 29, 2018 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

Traditional braces are one of the best and most effective tools orthodontists have for straightening smiles and improving oral health, but being a braces patient can come with its own set of challenges. One of the biggest learning curves can be finding and maintaining an effective dental hygiene routine. Everybody knows that brushing and flossing ... Read full post

Invisalign For Teens
Posted on November 30, 2018 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

When you take a look at any social media platform, it’s clear that today’s teens are more visible than any generation before them. Many have multiple accounts and post frequent selfies, but however normal this is in our current culture, so much sharing can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. This is especially true if a ... Read full post

Do I Need Rubber Bands With My Braces?
Posted on October 30, 2018 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

Undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces can come with its fair share of challenges. From food restrictions and adjustment appointments to broken brackets and bent wires, braces take some getting used to! Rubber bands can be viewed as another small hurdle to overcome, but like everything else associated with braces treatment, they’re an important (and temporary) ... Read full post