Category: Orthodontics

Early Orthodontic Care

May 1, 2024

Did you know that the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that all children have a checkup with an orthodontic specialist beginning at seven years old? If you remember getting braces in your tweens and teens, seven may sound young; however, orthodontists can now detect subtle tooth and jaw development issues much earlier—even while a child’s baby teeth are still present.  Read More

Summer is here! Time for the cookouts, maybe a little camping, and… braces!

June 1, 2017

If you are planning braces for your child, summer is the perfect time to get her started. Though she may not appreciate the fact that she won’t miss class time, it will mean less stress for you.  There’s no back and forth checking her in and out of school, no wondering if she remembered to pick up the work that she missed. I know, you’re imagining the cascade effect of a missed assignment, a lower grade, not getting into an elite college, and suddenly that Nobel Prize is out of reach. Read More

Say "I Do" to a Beautiful Smile

February 1, 2017

Is there a wedding coming up on your calendar? Whether you are the bride, groom, mother-of-the-bride, or an attendant, while you’re figuring out how to make the big day just right, don’t forget about one important detail: your smile. More than the dress, the shoes, the tux, or even the updo, what people will notice and remember will be your smile. Read More

How Do I Know if My Child Needs Braces

June 1, 2015

As a parent, we want to keep our kids happy and healthy, right? How Do I Know if My Child Needs Braces Read More

It Is Never Too Late to Make Your Teeth Straight with Braces for Adults

March 13, 2015

Braces aren’t just for kids and teens. Whether you’re an adult who needed braces as a kid and never got them, or you’ve developed misaligned teeth as an adult, braces can improve your smile and oral health. They can straighten crooked teeth, align your bite, and make it easier to keep teeth clean. Read More

How does the orthodontics process work?

June 14, 2014

If you’re thinking about getting braces for yourself or for your child, the first thing you need to know is that you can visit us free! Initial consultations with our orthodontists are free and help you get a sense of what it’s like to work with us. Read More

What is Multi-phase Orthodontic Treatment and how can it help me?

June 1, 2014

Multi-phase orthodontics is a relatively new term to most of us. When most of us were younger, multi-phase orthodontic treatment was very uncommon. Read More

Brace Yourself for Orthodontic Health Month

October 2, 2011

Our Madison area orthodontists at First Choice Dental are getting the word out to patients that October is National Orthodontic Health Month. First Choice Dental orthodontists want to remind orthodontic patients, that, for some, orthodontic care is an important contributor to good dental health and overall mouth function as it helps to straighten teeth and align jaws. Read More

What are the benefits of Invisalign(R) invisible braces and how does the process work?

March 23, 2011

For those curious about Invisalign invisible braces or exploring Madison youth and adult orthodontic options, here is an overview of the Invisalign process and some of the reasons that Invisalign invisible braces have become so popular as an orthodontics option. Read More