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Wisdom Teeth and Braces
Posted on September 28, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

Here at Szymanowski Orthodontics, we hear plenty of concerns from our patients in braces. It’s not uncommon to hear things like “How long do I have to wear them?” “Will they hurt?” “Will my wisdom teeth affect anything?” Wait, wisdom teeth? That’s right! Wisdom teeth might not be on your radar, but a lot of ... Read full post

Dentist vs. Orthodontist for Braces
Posted on August 2, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

At Szymanowski Orthodontics, we get plenty of questions about the differences between a dentist and an orthodontist, especially when it comes to braces. A lot of parents think “Why can’t my regular dentist work on my child’s braces?” but they don’t understand how many advantages there are in visiting an orthodontist to get your child’s ... Read full post

Braces FAQs
Posted on July 7, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

If you’re thinking about getting braces, you probably have a few questions about the whole process. This is completely normal since any orthodontic treatment can be quite stressful to many patients. The best tool to assuage some of this stress is a knowledge of the treatment process. If you know what to expect, then there ... Read full post

When Should Your Child See An Orthodontist?
Posted on April 26, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

Let’s try a little experiment – close your eyes and imagine someone wearing braces. Is it a teenager’s face you see? A tween? Maybe even an adult? When we think of orthodontic treatments, especially traditional metal braces, we almost always picture older children and teens. So it might surprise you to learn that the American ... Read full post

What Causes Crooked Teeth?
Posted on March 21, 2017 by Damon Szymanowski.

  Turn on your TV or open up just about any glossy magazine, and you could be forgiven for thinking that we live in a world where everyone possesses a perfectly straight, perfectly bright smile. Luckily, the truth shows us something quite different! If you look around at the people surrounding you in your everyday ... Read full post