Orthodontics

Early Orthodontics: Orthodontic Treatment for Children Ages 7 and Up

Early Orthodontics: Orthodontic Treatment for Children Ages 7 and Up

Dr. Weber follows the American Association of Orthodontists’ recommendation that orthodontic treatment for children should start no later than age 7, or earlier if there is a sign of an orthodontic problem. By age 7, a child has enough permanent teeth to determine whether an orthodontic problem exists or is developing. The goal of early […]

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Adult Orthodontics: You’re Never Too Old for a Healthy Smile

Adult Orthodontics: You’re Never Too Old for a Healthy Smile

If you only think of kids and teens when you think about orthodontic treatment, it’s time to reconsider that notion. Orthodontics is not just for youth anymore — the American Association of Orthodontics reports that adult orthodontic patients 21 or older now comprise more than 20% of all orthodontic patients, including both men and women.

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What is the difference between clear aligners and clear braces?

What is the difference between clear aligners and clear braces?

If you search the web for “clear braces,” you’ll probably get mixed results, and some conflicting information on what clear braces actually are. Let’s delve into this, to clear up any confusion and help determine which treatment may be best for you. When someone talks about clear braces, they will be referring to one of

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PROPEL to Decrease Orthodontic Treatment Time

PROPEL to Decrease Orthodontic Treatment Time

Dr. Weber offers an innovative option for enhancing your orthodontic treatment, called PROPEL Orthodontics. PROPEL is “a patented, FDA-registered medical device specifically designed to create micro-osteoperforations.” Basically what this means is that very tiny punctures are created in your jaw with this device. These tiny punctures cause a localized inflammatory response, increasing blood flow and

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Add AcceleDent to Lessen Orthodontic Discomfort & Treatment Time

Add AcceleDent to Lessen Orthodontic Discomfort & Treatment Time

Weber Orthodontics offers an innovative add-on option for orthodontic treatments, called AcceleDent®. Let’s take a look at how this product works, and then delve into whether or not its claims are substantiated by actual users. How does AcceleDent® Work? You start orthodontic treatment because your teeth need to move. They may need to move up,

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Loose, Broken, or Poking Orthodontic Appliance? Here’s How to Fix It

Loose, Broken, or Poking Orthodontic Appliance? Here’s How to Fix It

True orthodontic emergencies are rare, but when they occur we are available to you (day or night). As a general rule, you should call our office when you experience severe pain or have a painful appliance problem you can’t take care of yourself. We’ll be able to schedule an appointment to resolve the problem. In the event

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