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    • What are the different types of bite issues?

      While orthodontic treatment helps straighten your teeth, it can also help fix any bite issues you may be having. Having an improper bite, also known as malocclusion, can affect things such as eating, speaking, breathing and overall quality of life. Let’s learn more about the most common bite issues you may encounter:  Deep bite: This…

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    • If you’re looking to begin your orthodontic journey, you may be wondering how to take that first step. It’s common for many patients to begin the process with their general dentist. General dentists are licensed to provide a variety of services, and many can provide orthodontic services like clear aligners and braces to help you […]

    • Although many people straighten their teeth as teenagers, doing so as an adult is actually more common than you might think. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists reports that one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. With many advances in technology in recent years, adults who are considering improving their smile have more […]

    • October is National Orthodontic Health Month! It’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the dedication of our hard-working orthodontic team while educating about the benefits of orthodontic treatment. At the same time, it gives us a chance to partner with the American Academy of Orthodontics (AAO) on a very important issue in our communities. Keep reading […]

    • When it comes to straightening your smile, American Family Orthodontics offers a couple of options to choose what works best for you. While traditional braces and clear aligners both work to straighten your teeth, there are many differences between the two that you should consider before making a decision.  Braces  Traditional braces have metal brackets […]

    • When considering orthodontic treatment, many people think about the cosmetic improvements gained by a straighter smile. It’s certainly true that braces or clear aligners will make you look great, but did you know that there are even more benefits? Here are just a few ways that orthodontic treatment can make you healthier and improve your […]

    • The American Association of Orthodontists has declared the month of October National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on raising awareness of the importance of orthodontic health. In honor of this month, Dr. Brammer has given us the inside scoop on what it’s like being an orthodontist!  Originally from Florida, I made the city […]