At Annapolis Orthodontics, we believe in educating our patients & their families about the various topics relating to our conservative, orthodontic treatment options and FAQ's. Our goal is to help you understand why learning about your teeth, and the effects they have on your overall health and well being, is an important part of growing up and loving your smile!
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Companies like Smile Direct Club, Candid Co. and many others are spending millions on marketing to consumers with promises of aligning teeth from the comfort of their own home. No doctor, no appointments and half the cost. Is this too good to be true? The short answer is, “Yes!” Here are several reasons why seeing […]
A lot of parents let me know they are concerned that their teen will not be able to commit to the responsibility of using aligner therapy since aligners are removable. So here’s a little information about aligner therapy to help you understand the pros and cons of Braces vs. Invisalign. The Cons of Braces The […]
During your initial consultation at Annapolis Orthodontics, I have many questions I ask parents to answer about their child’s airway related to sleeping, breathing, hyperactivity, and yes, even bed-wetting habits. I know there are not many orthodontists out there asking you questions like this, but allow me to explain why I always do: Did You […]
“When should I schedule my child’s first orthodontic evaluation?” The simple answer: 7 years old. Now you may be thinking, “Why would a 7-year-old possibly need orthodontic treatment?” Or another question I get a lot is: “There are kids in my child’s class that are already in braces. Do they start earlier these days??” So […]