What is the right age to see an orthodontist?

Ry after

Rylee is back in to check her RPE (Rapid Palatal Expander), and they made amazing progress! Look at the difference in her smile since last time! The space in between her centrals (front two teeth) is one indication her palate (roof of her mouth) is indeed expanding, which will keep her out of crossbite (and […]

All new WHITE GOLD brackets!

So champagne bracket

An all-new WHITE GOLD bracket has been added to our lineup of smile options, and we can’t believe how much we love it! Thank you for showing off your new #SchoettgerShine, Garrett! In February, we started using a NEW aesthetic bracket that is champagne colored, and it has been very popular with all ages, even […]

Rylee gets an RPE (Rapid Palatal Expander)!

Re1

Around age 7, children have a mix of baby (primary) and permanent teeth. Having your first free visit as permanent teeth take the place of baby teeth, and as the face and jaws are growing, gives our doctors a lot of information. If a problem exists, or if one is developing, our doctors are able […]

Did you know? We make our own permanent retainers.

So lingual wires

Did you know we make our own lingual wires in our office? We have our own lab technician, the expert, Ellen! Our doctors can also bend these wires whenever necessary. We’re talking about the permanent wires we bond to the back of your front teeth after braces or Invisalign treatment to keep them exactly as […]