Smile Studio Orthodontics Blog

How Often Should I Get A Dental X-Ray Examination?

The Goal of the Initial Exam and Dental X-Rays As the process of having braces placed begins, patients are going to have significant questions about what the next few months to years of their orthodontic treatment is going to hold. This is what makes the initial exam and digital x-rays so important. The first visit […]

Treatment Age

What’s The Perfect Age for Braces?

Treatment Age for Braces Patients who are told that they may need to get braces may have questions regarding the potential treatment age of the patient. It is important to time the treatment properly to ensure that the teeth wind up in the proper location. Parents of children who are thinking of getting braces should […]

What Happens During Dental Exam?

What Happen at the Initial Dental Exam? When patients arrive at the office for the initial dental exam, they may not be sure what to expect. For children, this visit in a new environment can be an anxiety-provoking experience, particularly if they have preconceived notions about what having braces might entail. It can be helpful […]


How To Choose an Orthodontist?

How can I Choose an Orthodontist? When people either are looking to schedule an appointment with an orthodontist or have a referral from their primary dentist, they may not know how to choose an orthodontist to handle their specialized care. This process is important because the specialist will be involved in the orthodontic care of […]

When To See An Orthodontist?

When Should I See an Orthodontist? While most people grow up seeing a regular dentist once or twice per year for typical cleanings, many people don’t know when to see an orthodontist. An orthodontist is an oral health professional that has specialized training in the movement and alignment of the teeth with various other parts […]