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Unleash the Smile: The Importance of Pet Dental Health

AB Orthodontics just got a new (work-from-home) assistant and we think she may be the cutest one ever!  Meet Charlee, Dr. Brown’s 12 week old chocolate lab! Our furry companions bring so much joy into our lives, and as pet parents, it’s our responsibility to ensure their well-being in every aspect. One often overlooked aspect…

Navigating Dental Specialties with Ease!

Dentistry offers a world of specialties, each with its own focus on different aspects of oral health. All but general dentistry involve extra years of specialized education and training after dental school. Here’s a friendly breakdown: 1.General Dentistry: Your go-to for comprehensive oral care, from routine check-ups to cleanings, to treating common dental issues like…

6 Easy Tips for Not Losing Your Retainers

Retainers are an essential part of orthodontic treatment. They help maintain the alignment of your teeth after braces are removed, ensuring that your smile stays straight and beautiful. However, many people struggle with keeping track of their retainers, leading to frustration and additional expenses. To help you avoid this common problem, here are some tips…

Tips for Achieving a Dazzling and Healthy Smile

And finally, don’t forget to visit your General or Pediatric Dentist twice a year starting at age 1, and see your Orthodontist by age 7!

Adult Orthodontics – Your Second Chance Smile

Adult orthodontics is more than a cosmetic makeover—it’s an investment in your well-being, confidence, and oral health. Contrary to popular belief, orthodontic treatments aren’t just for teens. In fact, a growing number of adults are choosing to align their smiles, and the benefits are nothing short of transformative. Adult orthodontics offers a diverse range of…

The Price Tag of a Beautiful Smile: How Much Do Braces Really Cost?

At AB Orthodontics, we’re firm believers that everyone should have the chance to achieve the smile they desire.  That’s why we are wholeheartedly dedicated to helping you in making braces an affordable option. Deciding to begin your journey to a straighter, more confident smile is an exciting adventure! Braces and clear aligner therapy (Invisalign, 3M…

AB Orthodontics Retainer Protocol – “Retainers for Life!”

Congratulations! Your orthodontic journey has led you to a beautiful smile! But before you bid farewell to your braces or clear aligners, there’s one crucial step that you must not overlook: wearing your retainers. Retainers play a pivotal role in maintaining your newly transformed smile for the long haul and will help hold your teeth…

When Should Children Begin Orthodontic Treatment?

Orthodontic treatment plays a crucial role in enhancing a child’s oral health, self-confidence, and overall well-being. As a parent, you may wonder about the ideal time to initiate orthodontic care for your child. We’ll explore the recommended age for starting orthodontic treatment, the advantages of early intervention, and the diverse treatment options available at our…

Braces vs. Invisalign or 3M Clarity (Clear Aligners)

What’s the difference?  Think Batman vs. Superman.  Both are Superheroes, and both get the job done, just in different ways.  Read on to see which one is right for you! Braces Pros: Cons: Invisalign or 3M Clarity Pros: Cons: Whether you choose braces or Invisalign, both are amazing tools to help you achieve a straight…

Brace Yourself:  Your First Week Menu Survival Guide!

Getting braces on is an exciting time!  Braces can help straighten your teeth and give you a healthy, beautiful smile.  However, eating certain foods can be a little tricky when you have braces.  But don’t worry!  AB Orthodontics is here to help you figure out what you can eat that’s safe and delicious.  Let’s dig…