What’s the Difference Between an Orthodontist and My Family Dentist?

If you’re considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or for your child, it’s important to learn about the types of providers available.   Orthodontists are specialists in moving teeth. All orthodontists are also dentists, but only 6% of dentists are orthodontists. In an orthodontic office, the main procedure they offer to patients is straightening teeth and…

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Does My Teenager Need Orthodontics?

Many parents wonder whether or not their teenager needs orthodontics. It’s an additional cost and time-commitment – so what are the long term benefits? Only a trained orthodontist can tell you if your teenager would benefit from going through orthodontic therapy with Invisalign or braces. A specialist can see what problems may arise in the…

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Why I’m an Invisalign Orthodontist

Every orthodontist straightens teeth, but not every orthodontist can do it successfully with Invisalign. In school we’re taught how to straighten teeth with braces, and many orthodontists stick to this method when they go into practice. Not me. I’ve always believed in staying at the cutting edge of technological advances, and Invisalign is the biggest…

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Digital Scanning for Invisalign and Braces – No More Gloppy Impressions and Gagging!

Digital scanning for braces and Invisalign treatment is a huge advance in orthodontic technology, which makes it an important part of what we do here at Boschken Orthodontics. (I believe in staying up to date with the latest technological advances – and I often pioneer and assist in the development of new orthodontic technologies). One…

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