I have a tooth gap! Should I use Invisalign or braces?

woman with tooth gap

So you’ve got a gap between your two front teeth—and that high fashion Vogue tooth gap isn’t really your style. What are your options? Do you have to live with this gap forever? Fortunately, no. You don’t have to live with any undesirable dental condition, courtesy of our highly-experienced orthodontists. Dr. Insoft and Dr. Hurst […]

2021 Summer Survival Guide: Braces Edition

teen with braces in summer

What’s on your summer to-do list? Traveling or vacationing? Swimming and playing sports? Maybe you’re more interested in ‘Netflix and do nothing at all’? Whichever way you prefer to do it is the right way to do it. That’s the beauty of summer. For some kids and teens, there are no questions asked when it […]

How does insurance help with the cost of braces?

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If you have orthodontic insurance for you or your child, this can greatly reduce your overall treatment costs! There are many different insurance options to choose from. We accept most major dental insurances! When you schedule your complimentary consultation we will collect your insurance information and have our team of insurance specialists get right to […]

Damon Braces vs. Traditional: What’s the Difference

Girl with braces at the practice

Damon® braces are some of the newest advancements in braces technology. Damon braces are known to work faster, more efficiently, and fit more comfortably than traditional braces—but why is this? What makes Damon braces so different from traditional braces? Here’s what you need to know about damon braces Vs traditional braces: What are Damon braces? […]

Why Should You Choose an Invisalign Specialist?

When you’re looking for a doctor in any field, it’s important to choose one who specializes in your area of need. This is how you ensure the greatest possible results from treatment. The same goes for your smile! If you or your child is in need of Invisalign® treatment, it’s important that you choose a […]

How do I put rubber bands on my braces?

Rubber bands are the most common appliances used for orthodontic treatment! Braces rubber bands are tiny elastics that hook around bracket/brackets on the top dental arch and bracket/brackets on the bottom arch to correct jaw misalignments. These tiny appliances are used during braces treatment to correct overbites, underbites, midlines, crossbites and open bites. Rubber bands […]

Keeping Your Retainer Looking New and Lasting Longer

Once your braces are removed or you take out your Invisalign® clear aligners for the last time, does that mean your orthodontic treatment is over? Not quite! One of the most critical parts of your treatment process is yet to come. The retention phase begins the day your braces or Invisalign treatment ends, and it’s […]

The Type of Braces You Need is Unique to YOU!

Young Male Teen smiling at camera, and showing off his braces.

Everyone is different! That’s one of the beautiful things about life. Your hobbies, preferences, favorite foods—they’re unique to you. That’s why we offer a number of different types of braces. The best braces for you may not be the best braces for someone else; we get it! None of our patients live the exact same […]

Measuring the Cost of Invisalign and Braces

Happy patient holding her Invisalign retainers at the orthodontist practice.

When you think about braces costs or the cost of Invisalign®, there’s more to consider than the financial aspect! Every year, about 1.5 million people seek orthodontic treatment. Why is that? That’s because orthodontic treatment changes lives! Orthodontic treatment improves your self-esteem, your bite functionality, your breathing ability, sleep quality—and so much more. The benefits […]

Dental X-rays: The Inside Story

We’re all friends here, so if you sometimes feel a bit nervous before your orthodontic appointments, no judging! Ask us about any worries you might have. We are happy to explain procedures, equipment, and your orthodontic options so you know exactly what is going on during treatment. And if X-rays are a concern, we can […]