September 15th, 2019

How to Find The Best Orthodontist Near You
6 Min Read

An estimated 4 million kids and adults in the US are now wearing braces—a number that’s nearly doubled in the past 30 years. But while braces are now commonplace, you’ll still be faced with a serious challenge after deciding to get braces—how to choose an orthodontist. Why all the fuss? Aren’t all orthodontist offices pretty […]

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August 30th, 2019
3 Min Read

What to Know Before Your First Visit

If you’ve made the decision to get braces for your child or yourself, then you’ve probably got a whole list of questions. But, have no fear! Birmingham Orthodontics is here to help transform that uncertainty into excitement. Below you’ll find some tips and suggestions of things you should know before you go. So…where should I […]

August 15th, 2019
5 Min Read

How to talk to your child about braces

As many parents know, effectively communicating with children can be an exercise in patience, even if the subject matter is as simple as, “What do you want for dinner?” So when faced with talking about something more significant, like getting braces, your best chance at communicating clearly is preparation. The good news is, when it […]

July 31st, 2019
5 Min Read

Orthodontist AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Most of our blog posts give insight on the process of getting braces or helping patients decide how to pay for braces. For this post, we put the power in your hands to ask all the questions. Literally, AMA—Ask Me Anything. We made posts to our social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, in case […]

July 15th, 2019
4 Min Read

Traditional Braces vs. At-Home Trays

When it comes to straightening teeth, patients now have several options. A number of companies are selling at-home orthodontic treatment, offering an alternative to traditional orthodontic care at a fraction of the cost. Too good to be true? We’ll let you be the judge. While many of these clubs are advertising straight smiles and shorter […]

June 30th, 2019
3 Min Read

How to Take On Summer Vacation with Braces

Taking care of your smile doesn’t stop when you’re on vacation. One of the best things about going on a trip is that we are pulled from our daily routines. However, taking proper care of your braces and teeth should never be pushed to the side – regardless of the season. Like other great accomplishments, […]

June 14th, 2019
3 Min Read

What are my Options for Paying for Braces?

An investment in orthodontic treatment comes with lifelong rewards. However, the cost of treatment can be intimidating. We’re here to eliminate any worries or concerns you may have about paying for braces. During your first visit, we’ll determine what you or your child’s treatment plan would look like including your financial options. Our mission is […]

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