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What is Starting Orthodontic Treatment Like?


Thinking orthodontic treatment is in your near future? When your teeth are not as straight as you would like them to be, then choosing one of the many types of braces available nowadays is your next step. The advancements in … Continued


Visit Your Orthodontist in Leawood


Visiting your orthodontist in Leawood can be a great way to improve the functionality and appearance of your smile. While many people use the terms "dentist" and "orthodontist" almost interchangeably, both are actually quite different. Both are dental specialists that … Continued


What are Examples of Serious Orthodontic Issues?


Needing a little more information on what constitutes a serious orthodontic issue? Orthodontics focuses on treating patients who are experiencing irregularities in the teeth. When the teeth are not in their correct position it is only a matter of time … Continued


3 Reasons to Fix Tooth Crowding


In most cases, tooth crowding doesn’t pose any risk to one’s oral health. However, there are times when one should seriously consider fixing their tooth crowding issue through the utilization of teeth straightening techniques, such as braces or clear aligners. … Continued


How to Take Care of Your Retainer


Finally! Your braces are off, which means your teeth are straight, and you never have to worry about them ever again, right? Well, not exactly; you still have to wear your retainer. For many who have just had their braces removed … Continued


A Comparison of 4 Fast Teeth Straightening Options


Very few of us are born with flawlessly straight teeth. However, with incredible technological advancement in dentistry, you can fix your crooked teeth and get a beautiful, confident smile. All you need to do is consult your orthodontist or dentist … Continued


What Are My Options for an Adult Retainer?


Wearing an adult retainer is actually fairly common. There is a misconception that when people get their braces off, they are done with orthodontic treatment. This is not the case. Once the initial work is complete a smile will look … Continued


Ceramic Braces Aren’t Right for Everyone – Are They Right for You?


We use ceramic braces on a regular basis to correct problems like malocclusion and a misaligned jaw. Our patients are quite pleased with the results and how wonderful they look during the process. This is the big benefit of using … Continued


Teeth Straightening for Seniors and Older Adults


We offer teeth straightening services to patients of all ages and have found that many seniors and older adults are expressing interest in the procedure. Orthodontics has been popular for decades but, traditionally, teenagers and young adults have been the … Continued