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Portage 219-841-7795 3110 Willowcreek Road Portage, Indiana 46368
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Take Care Of Your TMJ Treatment (video)

When Jenna was having a problem with her jaw feeling stuck, her mother, Julie, spoke to their general dentist. Their family dentist referred them to Orthodontic Affiliates for help treating Jenna’s TMJ problem. As you’ll hear, we put in a rush order so Jenna could get a splint to help as soon as possible. “Once she got it you know she started to do much better,” Julie says in the vid...

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Create Straight Smiles With Clear Aligners

No one would deny that metal braces are an effective way to straighten teeth. They’ve been the orthodontic treatment of choice for decades. Nevertheless, we’ve also had patients who did not feel comfortable wearing metal brackets and wires on their teeth. For them, we are happy to offer Invisalign clear aligners. This is a new system of treatment that uses no brackets and no wires. In fa...

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Make Getting Braces As Easy As It Can Be (video)

We believe great orthodontic care includes building good relationships with our patients, like the Callahan family. In the video below, they discuss their experience getting braces for their oldest son. “My braces on have been very good, and they haven't hurt at all. And every appointment that we've gone to, they have been quick and easy, and all the hygienists are very nice,” said Alec, th...

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Make Getting Braces As Easy As It Can Be (video)

We believer great orthodontic care includes building good relationships with our patients, like the Callahan family. In the video below, they discuss their experience getting braces for their oldest son. “My braces on have been very good, and they haven't hurt at all. And every appointment that we've gone to, they have been quick and easy, and all the hygienists are very nice,” said Alec, t...

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Save Your Smile With The Right Retainer (video)

No matter what orthodontic treatment you choose, you will most likely need to wear a retainer when you are finished. The retainer holds the teeth in their new position. Depending on your situation, you may need a retainer for a few months or for the rest of your life. Dr. Tom Surber discusses the uses for retainers in the video below. To learn how a retainer could help you with orthodontic care...

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Are You Showing Signs Of A TMJ Disorder? (quiz)

Frequent headaches can interfere with your daily life. They also may be a symptom of an underlying issue. Specifically, they could be a sign that you have a TMJ disorder. Now, TMJ problems can develop for a number of reasons. The alignment of your teeth and jaw can make you more likely to grind or clench your teeth together. Alignment trouble also may affect how your bite fits together. If this...

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Take A Recommendation To Straighten Your Teeth Here (video)

Susan Rosaschi brought her family to our offices based on the recommendations of her co-workers. Today, she too recommends our office to her family and friends. “It was a pretty good experience. The people in the office were extremely helpful and kind,” Susan said. “It's amazing how quick they are with their craft. We were in every time we had an appointment. It's the only doctor appointm...

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Go Straight With Clear Ceramic Braces

Options are a good thing in many situations. It’s something our patients appreciate at all our Orthodontic Affiliates locations across Indiana. In addition to traditional metal braces and Invisalign, you also may choose clear ceramic braces at our practice. Today, we’ll discuss some reasons you or someone you love may be interested in this treatment option. To find out more, call 888-722...

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Covering The Cost Of Orthodontic Care (video)

It’s understandable that many patients want to know how much orthodontic care will cost. This can vary widely depending on the severity of corrective action that is needed and the type of treatment you receive. In the video below, Dr. Randy Schmidt of Orthodontic Affiliates discusses how we arrive at a cost estimate. Our team is mindful that this is a concern, which is why we also offer flexi...

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Surgical Orthodontics Could Correct Your Smile

A straight smile is a healthier smile. Unfortunately, few people are lucky enough to have perfectly aligned teeth. Many people can correct their issues with traditional orthodontic care. That’s certainly a big part of what we do at all of our Orthodontic Affiliates throughout Indiana. But there are other cases that require something. Surgical orthodontics can make a huge difference in patient...

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