4 Reasons to See a Local Orthodontist for Your Treatment
March 29, 2022
So you’ve decided to begin your first step toward a confident, healthy smile! The benefits of choosing a local orthodontist to guide you on your treatment process are endless. Whether you decide on braces or Invisalign® treatment, your smile deserves expert and prompt care! And our board certified orthodontists have the skills and experience to make your dream smile become reality. ...Read More
Don’t Panic if You Swallow a Braces Bracket!
March 31, 2022
Imagine this: You have braces, and you bite down into a Snickers bar (or Almond Joy, or Payday..) and realize, “oh snap! I swallowed a braces bracket!” You forgot those pesky nuts are on the “don’t eat with braces” list. So what do you do now?...Read More
Should I get veneers or braces?
May 4, 2022
More people are seeing dental veneers as the quick fix to a beautiful smile! As veneers have become increasingly popular lately, you may be wondering if veneers are right for you too. Is it true that veneers are the quicker alternative to braces? How do you choose between braces or veneers?...Read More
3 Pro Tips for Your First Week With Braces
May 18, 2022
So you finally took a major step toward the beautiful new smile you’ve always wanted—what an exciting time! You’re eager to begin your smile transformation, but you’re also wondering “What is the first week with braces like?” and “how do I prepare?!”...Read More
Day One with Invisalign: What to Expect
July 21, 2022
It’s normal to be a little nervous about starting orthodontic treatment. It’s a whole new experience, after all. Before you begin Invisalign® treatment with one of our experienced orthodontists (Dr. Ryan Wait or Dr. Charles Wait) you may have a few questions: Will I be able to talk? What will it feel like? We’ve heard these questions before, and we love that you’re thinking ahead!...Read More
Advantages of Digital X-rays
June 29, 2022
While it’s true that digital x-rays have great picture quality - which is an important advantage - that’s not the only reason we choose to use digital x-rays for our patients at Wait Orthodontic Specialists. Digital x-rays have a number of advantages, all of which are aimed to make your experience better...Read More
Age 7 is the Right Time for an Orthodontic Evaluation!
February 25, 2022
Receiving an orthodontic evaluation at the age of 7 may sound too young to some parents. After all, can a 7 year old get braces? Have all of their permanent teeth even erupted at this age?...Read More
Why Choose an Orthodontist (Over a General Dentist) for Braces or Invisalign?
February 2, 2022
Both dentists and orthodontists provide services that create beautiful, healthy smiles! One shouldn’t replace the other....Read More
Your Guide to Choosing the Best Mouthwash for Braces
January 19, 2022
So you’ve recently started orthodontic treatment and you’re reaching for that bottle of mouthwash when a thought hits you—“Can I use mouthwash with braces?” ...Read More