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By campbellbraces on 4/24/2018 4:20 PM

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By campbellbraces on 4/11/2018 4:10 PM


Good oral hygiene is crucial to the health of your teeth and gums throughout your life. And when you get braces put on, it becomes even more important to keep up with your dental health. When your orthodontic treatment ends, you want your teeth and gums to be healthy to match your beautiful, straight smile.  

Orthodontic appliances can cause food to get stuck under your brackets and wires, which can make teeth cleaning difficult. Since food may stick to your appliances under brackets and wires, you may find it difficult to clean as thoroughly as before. 

Even those who are consistent with brushing and flossing may not be able to reach the surface of every tooth. As trapped food particles build up in crevices and cause plaque buildup, your risk of tooth decay and cavities increases. 

Keeping Teeth Healthy with Braces To ensure your teeth look their best when...
By campbellbraces on 4/4/2018 3:57 PM


Orthodontic technology is changing constantly. At Campbell Orthodontics, we pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the latest tools and equipment. Our goal is to give you the most comfortable, efficient treatment possible. 

Whether your treatment plan includes braces, Invisalign, TMJ therapy, or surgery, we guarantee state-of-the-art treatment in a positive and caring environment. 

More Efficient X-rays with Planmeca ProMax 2D When it comes to orthodontics, one thing is for certain: you will need orthodontic x-rays. X-rays help us determine the right treatment for your needs and provide a customized treatment plan. 

Recently, we upgraded our x-ray machine to the Planmeca ProMax 2D. This complete imaging system allows us to gather patient data quickly and easily. Some of its benefits include: 

Easier access Thanks to its easy positioning, we can access...
By campbellbraces on 3/20/2018 3:42 PM

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By campbellbraces on 11/17/2017 8:30 PM

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By campbellbraces on 11/14/2017 2:23 PM
 

When should you take your child to visit an orthodontist for the first time? As a parent, you may be wondering when it’s appropriate to bring your child in to see us. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, children should receive an orthodontic evaluation by age 7. While your child may not need braces at this age, certain problems do benefit from early treatment.  Often there are simple techniques that can be done at an early age that can prevent major issues from arising later down the road.  Early treatment can reduce the amount of treatment needed as children get older, and sometimes even eliminate it totally.

Why Early Treatment? The best time to bring in your child for an exam is before serious developmental problems form.  For most children, this is when the upper and lower front teeth are growing in.  At this time, we can diagnose and prevent...
By campbellbraces on 10/23/2017 10:46 AM

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By campbellbraces on 10/9/2017 9:08 AM


Rubber bands aren’t just there for show. They are essential to the success of your orthodontic treatment! If we prescribe them as part of your treatment plan, make sure you wear them at all times unless you are eating or brushing your teeth.

Why Wear Rubber Bands? Patients may forego wearing bands because they don’t understand their function. First, let’s take a look at the different parts of braces:

· Brackets are small metal squares that adhere to your teeth.

· Then, archwire are metal wires that connect the brackets to help your teeth move.

· Between orthodontic visits, ligatures hold the archwire in place.

· Your rubber bands connect to the brackets and hooks.

Each band provides extra force to help position your teeth into place. You may not realize it, but they play an important role in orthodontic treatment. They often connect the top...
By campbellbraces on 9/20/2017 7:50 AM