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Four Signs That You Could Have A TMJ Problem

Another headache? That’s the third day in a row, and the fourth day in the past week that you’ve had a headache when you woke up.You take some ibuprofen and hop in the shower. As you are getting dressed, you decide that you’ll get a bagel sandwich for breakfast.When you get your morning meal (and your morning coffee), you decide to eat on the way to work. You take a bite. With every ...


We Work With The Whole Family To Make Braces Easier (video)

Braces don’t just affect your teenager. They affect your entire family. We understand this at Orthodontic Affiliates, and that’s why we make every effort to make your son or daughter’s orthodontic treatment as convenient as possible.In the video below, the Rodriguez family discusses their experience with braces and with the care we provided for their daughter.To learn more about us, ...


You Don’t Need To Be A Teen To Straighten Your Smile

Many people would like to do something to improve their smiles.Teeth whitening can get rid of stains. Veneers or dental crowns can repair chipped and broken teeth.But what if your teeth are crooked, crowded, or have gaps between them? What if you have an overbite or an underbite? You can fix those issues with orthodontic care.If you believe orthodontics is just for teens, then we have ...


Keep Your Teeth With Modern Orthodontics

Some people worry that they will need to get a tooth removed before they can get braces. That may have been true in the past. But thanks to our Indiana dentists' training and modern orthodontic technology, you almost never have to get anything removed. Instead, orthodontic treatments like braces and Invisalign will work just fine.Call Orthodontic Affiliates at 888-722-5033 to make your initia...


Get A Straight Smile With Metal-Free Invisalign

People can have crooked teeth at any age. While braces are associated with teens, your teeth never truly stop moving. That's why you can be an adult and still have some misaligned teeth. Not only can these look embarrassing, they can hurt your dental health.That's why you need to call Orthodontic Affiliates at 888-722-5033 and make an appointment for Invisalign clear aligners. This is a moder...


Don’t Let A Missing Tooth Ruin Your Smile

There are many reasons why you might have a missing tooth. But as you can see in the photo below, that dark gap really stands out. Even if the missing tooth is closer to the back of your mouth, it looks bad. It also can make it harder to chew, and biting down on something hard that hits the gap can really hurt. Thankfully, you can call Orthodontic Affiliates today at 888-722-5033 to make your...


Preventive Orthodontics Can Save You Time And Money

When people think about orthodontics, they inevitably think of braces. Even though modern dentistry brings alternative orthodontic treatments like Invisalign, those metal braces stand out in people's minds.However, there are times when waiting until you're in your teens to get orthodontic treatment is a bad idea. It can be clear early on that you will need orthodontic care. When this is the c...


Clear Ceramic Braces For Discreet Orthodontics

You need a straight smile. Not only is it healthier for you, it makes your smile look so much better. But that can be hard to realize when thinking about how it looks with metal braces on it. If you work a lot of people, the idea of metal brackets and wires on your teeth can be hard to handle. That's why you need to call Orthodontic Affiliates at 888-722-5033 to schedule an appointment for cl...


Do You Need To Worry About TMJ Disorder?

When is a little jaw pain something to worry about? When it can lead to debilitating migraines and lockjaw. TMJ disorder starts out as just some stiffness or discomfort in your jaw joints, but it can eventually get a whole lot worse. Take this short quiz to see how much you know about TMJ disorder. Then call Orthodontic Affiliates at 888-722-5033 to make your next appointment. Our Indiana den...


Protect Your Dental Investment With Invisible Retainer

It took a little while, but after your orthodontic treatment was complete, you left Orthodontic Affiliates with a straight, even smile. However, your teeth are not locked in place. Over the years, your straight teeth can try to go back to where they were — and crooked again.Thankfully, you can call Orthodontic Affiliates today at 888-722-5033 to get an invisible retainer. Our Indiana dentis...

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