Orthodontic Blog in Austin, TX

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4 Things You Should Know After Your First Orthodontic Appointment

You’ve spent your whole life without braces until now, so it only makes sense you would feel a little apprehensive about getting orthodontic treatment. You are likely wondering just how you feel with braces, what will be safe to eat, and how to best go about your...

[Video] The Benefits of Maxillary Expansion

In his most recent appearance on KXAN, Dr. Briggs talks about maxillary expansion, including the benefits of the procedure, how it works, and the best candidates for it. You can read the story here: Maxillary Expansion Benefits with Austin Orthodontics. Or watch the...

Should You Have More than One Child in Braces at the Same Time?

When you have kids, you’ll often find yourself juggling the different needs of each child while trying to meet your own at the same time. As you’ve watched your kids grow, you’ve likely been mentally preparing for when they will need to get braces to straighten their...

Heading Back to School with Braces and Confidence

While the summer fun isn’t over quite yet, it is time to start thinking about getting back into the routine of the school year. If you have pre-teens or teenagers, or if you are a college student getting ready to head back for another year, it can be a bit nerve...

Why You Still Might Need Braces Even if Your Teeth Look Straight

For people who are unhappy with their smile, getting braces makes sense. However, if you like the way your teeth look, you may not think you need braces. While this could be the case, there may also be issues that aren’t as noticeable when you look in the mirror....

Is Mail-Order Orthodontic Treatment Right for You?

Throughout the history of orthodontics, there have been several key innovations that have made orthodontic treatment more effective, convenient, and comfortable. One of the most significant developments in orthodontics is the Invisalign Clear Aligner system, which...

4 Ways to Limit How Much Sugar You Eat with Braces

The process of getting a straighter smile you’ll be proud of includes going through orthodontic treatment. Braces are still the most common method of straightening teeth and setting yourself up for good long-term oral health. This treatment method takes plenty of...

What the Elastics on Your Braces Do

During your orthodontic treatment with braces, you’ll become familiar with the various aspects of the orthodontic products being used. One of the most important parts of your braces is rubber bands, or elastics. Elastics play a major role in the process of correcting...

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