What Age Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Four teenagers smiling with straight teeth

As a parent, you’re already aware of how important regular dental care is for your children, starting from an early age. You’re probably vigilant about scheduling regular checkups and making sure everybody brushes their teeth before bed, but you may not know that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child have their first orthodontic…

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Orthodontist Vs Dentist For Braces

Orthodontic Chair

Many patients who are contemplating braces for themselves or their children wonder if this is something that absolutely requires the services of an orthodontist, or if it is something their regular dentist can handle. While there are many similarities between the two, they are not interchangeable. There are some significant differences that set orthodontists apart…

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Summer is the Best Time to Start Orthodontic Treatment

Girl.Happy girl teen pre teen. Girl with glasses. Girl with teeth braces. Young cute caucasian blond girl in summer outfit

Summer days are finally here! Whether you plan on camping or glamping, swimming or sunning yourself by the pool, staying close to home or jetting off to exotic locations, these long days and later mornings are something we can all get excited about. You probably have not spent much time thinking about your child’s teeth…

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What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics isn’t an uncommon term, with most people having heard it at least once or twice. However, it can feel a little vague, and even orthodontic patients may struggle to understand all it encompasses sometimes! Here at Unger Orthodontics, we like to take a team approach to the services we offer, and we know that informed…

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Orthodontic Options For All Ages

Women at the orthodontist

Although we often think of tweens and teens when we talk about orthodontic treatment, it is actually for patients of all ages. As a matter of fact, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends a child have their first orthodontic evaluation before the age of seven, and about 25% of current orthodontic patients are adults, proof…

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