Adults & Orthodontics

Quick Tips for Great Oral Hygiene with Braces

Having good oral hygiene is important for everyone, and it’s especially vital when you have braces. Keeping your teeth and gums clean during your orthodontic treatment is extremely important because improper care and hygiene could lead to prolonged treatment and require more visits. Poor brushing can result in unattractive white spots, and even gum disease… Read More»

A Straight, Dazzling Smile Makes #GrowingUpWithBraces Totally Worth It!

The hashtag #GrowingUpWithBraces was recently trending on social media, with users lamenting about their memories of having to wear braces as a kid. But despite the jokes about the struggle of having to wear bands and dealing with the pain of having them tightened, most people who have had braces as a kid are thankful… Read More»

Myths and Facts About Adult Braces

If you’re thinking about starting orthodontic treatment as an adult, the first people you talk to may be friends and family. Unless they’re orthodontists, there’s a good chance you’re going to hear a few half-truths and maybe even some full-myths during these conversations. Here are the three most common misconceptions about adult braces.

Should You Choose a Dentist for Braces?

At Molen Orthodontics, we’re always hearing interesting questions from our first time patients, and we’re more than happy to answer them. One question we are asked quite frequently is, “Why can’t I just go to my dentist for braces?” There is a common misconception, it seems, that dentists and orthodontists perform the same jobs, but… Read More»

Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Invisible Braces

Have you heard of “invisible braces” but aren’t totally sure what that means? If that sounds like you, keep reading! In this post, we’re going to highlight seven things you probably didn’t know about Invisalign invisible braces – an innovative orthodontic treatment option that could help you get a healthy, straight smile with very few people noticing.

Five Important Facts About Adult Invisalign

At Molen Orthodontics, we see a lot of patients over the age of 21 who are interested in Invisalign because they want to get a healthy smile while taking advantage of the discretion and convenience that has helped make Invisalign such a popular choice. If you’re wondering about whether as an adult, Invisalign is the right choice for you,… Read More»