Stork Orthodontics Blog - Part 3

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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...

What Your Rubber Band Color Says About You

Braces are an important orthodontic treatment that helps you acquire the best smile possible. Your rubber bands play an important role, helping to align your teeth properly and adjust bite or jaw concerns. Braces shouldn't be stressful, and one way we ease the stress...

Orthodontist in Grimes, IA: Pick & Grin

So what is a water pick? Is it important and can you benefit from one? The truth is, anyone can benefit from the use of a water pick. This innovative dental device can help clear anyone's teeth of food particles that may build up, leading to plaque and gingivitis....

Ankeny Orthodontist: Brace Yourself For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day, like Halloween, can prove to be an extra challenge for a lover of sweets wearing braces. Before these scents can even captivate, much resistance is overcome in the visual department. If a treat looks fun and delicious, chances are your loved one won't...

Invisalign Teen: Benefit from Invisible Braces

When it comes to braces and orthodontics, you or your teen may wonder what type of braces or orthodontics is best. Invisalign Teen provides an option for clear braces that provide more freedom. Eat what you want, without the worry of it getting stuck in metal wires....

Transform Your Treatment With Invisalign Teen

With Invisalign Teen, your teenager can have the confidence to smile without exposing a mouth full of brackets and wires with metal braces. During a self-conscious phase, isn't it a relief to know your teenager's teeth are being moved practically invisible? With...

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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.

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.