Stork Orthodontics Blog - Part 2

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Orthodontist near Ankeny, Iowa, Shares Tips on Vacationing with Braces

Warmer weather is here and with its arrival comes fun times and vacations for many of us. Even though a stay at the beach or a cross-country road trip should be exciting and care-free, Even though a stay at the beach or a cross-country road trip should be exciting and...

Braces in Ankeny, IA – Is Traditional Metal the Right Choice?

In the world of modern orthodontia, there are multiple available braces options to choose from and even more things to take into consideration when determining which type of braces in Ankeny, IA, to get. The severity of your case, total treatment time, and overall...

Orthodontist in Grimes, IA: Do I Need A Retainer?

Congratulations! You've graduated from braces to the retention phase, a period that is just as important as the previous one. Following the directions laid out by Grimes, IA orthodontist, Dr. Stork and his team will ensure that all the work done thus far is not...

West Des Moines Orthodontist For Cleaning Retainers

After a few hours of wearing them, your retainer has given bacteria and plaque a safe refuge to set up shop and go to work on your teeth and gums. If left uninterrupted, their work can damage enamel which can lead to cavities and gingivitis. Your West Des Moines...

Waukee Orthodontist: The First Few Days With Braces

As with any new experience, braces take some time to get used to. New habits must be adopted in order to ensure that your orthodontic treatment is as comfortable and effective as possible. During your first few days with braces, you may experience some irritation and...

Norwalk Orthodontist: Are Braces Right For Me?

Braces are an orthodontic treatment available to you if you have an uneven smile. Gaps or crowded/ misaligned teeth can be a concern, not only for aesthetic reasons but for health reasons. Correcting the problem can put a stop to future issues before they begin for...

When Should My Child See A Johnson IA Orthodontist?

So you might be wondering at what age your child should see an orthodontist in the Johnston, Iowa (IA) area. While each case is different, the age of consensus amongst experts (including the American Association of Orthodontists) for your child's first screening is...

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

Phone:  515.608.8830

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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 - Fri:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.