Blog Articles

Recovering From Dental Surgery: What to Expect

Orthodontic surgery is used to correct significant jaw issues, including problems with symmetry and alignment. If orthodontic surgery is in your future, here’s what you can expect during and after your procedure.

Apr 16th, 2021
How to Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Braces offer lots of benefits, like a more beautiful smile and better oral health. But brushing and flossing can take a little getting used to. The good news: With a little practice, you’ll become an expert in no time. Use these tips to get started.

Mar 16th, 2021
The Advantages of Digital Impressions

If you’re getting braces, that means you’ll also be getting impressions — models of your teeth that help guide treatment. At Freedom Orthodontics, we use digital impressions. Here are four ways we think they’re better than traditional putty molds.

Feb 16th, 2021
Orthodontics and COVID-19

Delaying orthodontic care can add months or even years to your treatment time, plus it can leave you open to other dental problems too. Here’s how we’re keeping our patients safe so they can continue to get the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 17th, 2021
6 Reasons to Consider Braces

Braces aren’t just about beautiful smiles (although that’s certainly important). They offer plenty of other benefits too — for patients of all ages. Here are six reasons braces could be a good choice for your health and lifestyle.

Dec 13th, 2020
What to Do When Your Brackets Break

Brackets play an important role in your orthodontic treatment, so when one breaks, it might seem like a major problem. The good news? Broken brackets can be easily fixed. Here’s what to do if you break a bracket.

Nov 9th, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Brush Off Wearing Your Retainer

Your braces or aligners have done their job. Now it’s time to forget about orthodontics and just enjoy that beautiful smile, right? Not so fast. Wearing a retainer is part of your treatment — and if you skip it, you’ll almost certainly regret it.

Oct 13th, 2020
You're Never Too Old for Braces

Orthodontic treatment isn’t just for kids. Plenty of adults have braces and aligners too. Still, some adults worry they might be too old for orthodontics. So, just how old is too old for braces? The answer might surprise you.

Sep 11th, 2020
The Benefits of Digital Impressions

Having impressions made is the first step in orthodontic treatment, whether you’re getting metal or ceramic braces or aligners. We offer state-of-the-art digital impressions instead of “traditional” putty impressions. Here’s why.

Aug 12th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020