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6 Benefits of Braces (Besides Straight Teeth!)

The decision to fit a child or young adult with braces is not easy, which is why parents need to carefully consider this option. However, it is also important to understand the benefits of such a decision. Besides the obvious result of creating straight teeth, these...

Benefits of Going for A Smile Assessment

One of the top reasons patients visit an orthodontist is because they are unhappy with their smile. The condition of your teeth can affect your confidence and social interactions. If you are not confident with your smile, you may want to consult the best orthodontist...

Why Your Child Should See an Orthodontist By Age 7

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, children should see an orthodontist by the age of seven. Why is this age so important? To help you understand the importance of seeing an orthodontist by the age of seven, here is what you need to know. Why is...

5 Considerations Before Getting Invisalign

Invisalign has many benefits, including a beautiful new smile and teeth-straightening that is practically invisible. Before you or your child moves forward with clear aligner treatment, remember that there will be some slight changes to your day-to-day routine and...

Orthodontic Treatment Terms to Know When Considering Braces

It’s no secret that orthodontic braces are a big commitment. They take time, patience, and money to work correctly. But professional treatment plans are the most effective way to correct crooked teeth and prevent oral health problems in the future. Orthodontists do...

Four Excellent Reasons to Visit the Orthodontist

Whether you’re gearing up for your first visit to the orthodontist or simply need good reasons to keep coming back, we’ve prepared a list of excellent reasons to go ahead and make your next braces or Invisalign appointment. Rather than delaying your next visit or...

Good Reasons Why Your Child Should See an Orthodontist

Braces and orthodontists are commonly associated with teenagers and young adults because they are who you usually see wearing them. Yet, more and more children, tweens, and pre-teens are receiving orthodontic treatment than ever before in an effort to either correct...

Boost Your Confidence and Your Smile with Invisalign Aligners

In life, there are many ways to improve yourself. One way to improve your confidence level and self-esteem is with orthodontic treatment, which will finally give you a beautiful smile. But if you’re not excited to get traditional metal braces, what should you do?...

Common Dental Issues That Can Be Treated Using Damon Braces

Damon Braces are a type of braces that have successfully straightened teeth for over 25 years. These types of orthodontic devices are used to treat many different dental issues like crooked teeth, crowding, and spacing problems. Damon braces work by applying pressure...

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Our West Des Moines Orthodontics Office
4090 Westown Pkwy, Suite 101
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone:  515.608.8830

Mon - Thurs:
7:50 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri:
7:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.