What Retainers Are Best?

Retainers are a very important part of orthodontic treatment. The fact is that teeth move with time, whether you’ve had orthodontic treatment or not. Retainers are the only proven way to keep your teeth from shifting. We call them the “insurance policy” of your orthodontic investment. We get the question all the time – “What retainers are best?” It can be confusing because... read more »

One Patient’s Story Navigating Adult Orthodontics With Aligners

Before I sit down to write a blog, an obvious idea comes to mind. That idea always comes from the question; “What would our readers find most valuable in their search for more confidence and a healthier smile either for themselves or a family member?” I take that idea and gather what I consider the most helpful information to share.... read more »

Do You Use Aligners In Your Office To Treat Patients?

I was talking with the mother of one of our teen orthodontic patients the other day and she asked me this question. It surprised me and made me realize that we have not done a good enough job informing people about the many options that we offer here at Coleman Orthodontics to create life-changing smiles.   In recent years, the field of... read more »

‘‘I Never Thought My Smile Could Look So Good!”

When we think of braces, the image of teenagers with metal smiles frequently comes to mind. However, the world of orthodontics has evolved, and an increasing number of adults are now choosing to straighten their teeth for both aesthetic and health reasons. When many adults visit our office for consultations, their overall perception is that they are too old for... read more »

See How We Treated This Eight-Year-Old With Crowded Teeth! 

One of the most common problems I see in young kids between 7-10 years old is crowding. During the ages of 6-8 years old, the four front permanent teeth in the upper jaw and lower jaw are all trying to grow in at the same time. If a child’s jaws are too small to accommodate those front eight teeth, they... read more »

What Is The Right Age For My Child To See An Orthodontist?

I think this is the most asked question in orthodontics. Maybe even more asked than “When am I getting my braces off?” The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all kids have an orthodontic consultation around the age of seven years old. But isn’t that too young to have braces? Great question. I’ll explain. Most kids from the ages of... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Coleman Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. Each... read more »