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Top 14 Reasons to Get Braces in Spartanburg

June 4th, 2013

  1) Braces will make your teeth straight! I mean, who doesn’t want straight teeth, right? 2) They can make your teeth easier to clean. And cleaner is always better. This likely means less tooth decay and healthier gums. 3) Braces can improve dental function and chewing ability. 4) Straight teeth help increase confidence and improve self-esteem! […]

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Understanding Orthodontic Appliances for Jaw Growth Correction

September 9th, 2012

Children and adults who visit orthodontists often feel confused and a little frightened because of the various metal tools and appliances. Knowing the applications of such devices can help ease a patient’s mind when undergoing treatment. Dentofacial orthopedics is a specialty that uses appliances to adjust the jaws for ideal compatibility. The American Association of […]

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How long does orthodontic treatment take?

September 2nd, 2012

Orthodontic treatments are used to correct malocclusion, a condition more commonly known as a bad bite. The length of treatment time varies depending on the severity of the bite problem. What is a “bad bite”? A bad bite occurs when spacing or alignment problems are present. This often includes teeth that are protruding, crowded, or […]

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Flossing with Braces 101, from Piedmont Orthodontic Assocoiates

April 15th, 2011

Dr. Ernest Gardner will tell you that keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever when you have braces. Food bits have more spots than usual to hide in your mouth, so you must be diligent in order to avoid bad breath, swollen gums, discolored teeth and cavities. If you remove plaque regularly during […]

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Piedmont Orthodontic Associates provides quality orthodontics for children, teens, and adults in Spartanburg, SC and the surrounding areas. Dr. Ernest Gardner, Jr. specializes in orthodontics, offering Invisalign as well as traditional braces. Contact Piedmont Orthodontic Associates to schedule your complimentary orthodontic consultation.

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