Debunking Common Myths About Braces For Adults

Most people think about teens, then they think about orthodontics. This stereotype is persistent even though it’s not necessarily accurate. What you may not realize is that orthodontic treatment knows no age limit. More adults than ever are turning to orthodontics straighten their teeth and improve their oral health and confidence. In fact, about 1 Read More

Your Guide To Virtual Visits & Consultations

With the constant changes we’re faced with on a near-daily basis, it can be hard to keep up. Between business closures, self-quarantines, and stay-at-home orders, there’s no denying our daily life is looking a little different these days! If you’re currently undergoing orthodontic treatment you may be wondering how all of these changes will affect Read More

The Benefits Of Choosing An Orthodontist Over Mail-Order Aligners

Our world is focused on convenience. We’ve all gotten used to getting almost everything we need quickly and fairly inexpensively. While this makes our lives easier, there are some not-so-great side effects. In the wide world of orthodontics, this manifested in the mail-order aligner trend that’s become very popular in the last year or two. But Read More

3 Questions To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

We want out Hidden Smiles Orthodontics patients to feel informed and empowered at every visit, from the first until the last. We know that choosing to improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment is a big decision, and since you only get one smile, you shouldn’t trust it to anyone other than an experienced orthodontist! Read More

Playing Sports While Wearing Braces

Here at Hidden Smiles Orthodontics, we have quite a few patients who are active in sports. Whether they play for their school or in their community, one question that’s always on their mind when they begin treatment is if braces will sideline them for the season. If you’re an athlete, you might also be worried Read More

Why Your Child Should See An Orthodontist by 7

Although most parents know how important it is to initiate regular dental visits for children at a young age, many don’t realize that early orthodontic evaluations are an important part of a child’s oral health, too. They’re so important, in fact, that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends every child have one by the time Read More

The Dangers of DIY Treatments

During the holiday season, it becomes more obvious than ever how fortunate we are to exist in a time where almost anything we need can be ordered online and delivered to our doorstep in just a day or two. It’s possible, however, that our need for convenience and quick service has carried over into other Read More

Orthodontist Vs. Dentist

If you’ve been contemplating having orthodontic work done for yourself, or thought about scheduling an orthodontic evaluation for your child, you may have wondered if  this is something your family dentist can handle or if seeing an orthodontist is required. Many people believe the two to be interchangeable (which is understandable!) but in spite of Read More

Your First Orthodontic Visit

Orthodontic treatment is one of the most important investments you can make for your smile, and your overall health. Choosing treatment with Hidden Smiles Orthodontics can be exciting, but you may also find yourself feeling a little overwhelmed, too. This is especially true if you don’t know much about orthodontics, and aren’t sure what to Read More