Orthodontic treatment is one of the few healthcare expenses you can anticipate in advance. If you’re planning on braces for you or your child in […]
Is it too late for you to have the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted? As a board certified licensed orthodontist, we say of course not! […]
School is back in session! That means busy days and nights for children and their parents alike. No matter how crazy your schedule, it’s important […]
Certainly, by now, you’ve heard all the commotion about flossing. If you haven’t, here’s the gist: the recommendation for Americans to floss has been removed […]
Fact: You can have what society deems a “beautiful” smile and still need braces. The look of your teeth doesn’t always determine orthodontic health. Just […]
How do you feel about your smile? Does it give you confidence, or hold you back from achieving your goals in life? In 2015 the American […]
When we first learned about people giving themselves braces, we were shocked… the thought that you could walk into a grocery store, buy a rubber […]
It’s national smile month, and we’re celebrating with 10 great reasons to smile, and a few tips to take care of your and your family’s […]
Summer is here, South Dakota! As the temperatures rise and you reach for a cold beverage to quench your thirst think twice before you grab […]
It’s summer! With school almost finished, it’s time to start planning for your summer recreational activities. So what does this mean for you if you […]
Using a wire and a couple rubber bands to straighten your teeth almost sounds like an episode of MacGyver. So how does a professional orthodontist do it?! […]
If you are getting braces but are concerned about pain, you should relax—generally having braces is not a very painful experience.
We are often asked what kinds of braces are available, or if there’s just one. There are many different kinds of braces that we can […]
We love being your local orthodontist. We have been bringing more beautiful smiles to Brookings, Madison and the surrounding South Dakota community for thirty years now! To celebrate, we’re […]
So you’re looking for a better smile and want to find the best option? You should always look local first. You will be visiting your […]
Happy holidays, and may the new year bring you many smiles and great new opportunities!
The holidays are upon us! It’s time to gather with friends and family, enjoy one another’s company… and eat! Of course there are some things […]
Fall brings one holiday after another, wonderful opportunities to gather with friends and family, and tons of good food. That can be tricky when you […]
There are many reasons you might be considering braces later in life. Whether you’ve had braces before and your teeth have shifted or you were […]
Crooked teeth are not just a cosmetic issue, they can cause many problems in your every day life. They can interfere with proper chewing, make […]
The short answer? They won’t. Whether you or your child participate in sports, theatre, choir or band, braces will not get in the way of […]
According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, more than five million teeth are knocked out in sporting events each year. That is a lot […]
Your braces are a big investment in your smile. Straighter teeth will look better and may even improve your confidence and well-being. Alignment of your […]
Don’t let your story of the stereotypical braces wearer come between you and the smile you’ve always wanted.
Dentists and orthodontists have different scopes of practices. The difference: Dentists repair/restore teeth. Orthodontists move teeth and correct bites.