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Should You Consider Surgical Orthodontics? (infographic)

Braces aren’t the only way to fix the alignment of your smile. In some cases, surgical orthodontics may be your best option. We understand that may seem intimidating at first, but this treatment is often the most effective way to create your dream smile. At Orthodontic Affiliates, our doctors work directly with an oral surgeon to plan your procedure. To find out if this could work for you ...


Getting Straight Teeth Can Be Convenient for You (video)

Getting braces as an adult is a big decision. Where you go for your treatment is equally important, which is why we are sharing Tiffanie’s story with you today. Tiffanie is one of many adult patients we have treated at Orthodontic Affiliates. In the video below, she discusses how our team and our multiple locations made her treatment more convenient. If you are interested in changing your ...


Understand the Benefits of a Straight Smile

Today, you have options when it comes to orthodontic care. You could get traditional or ceramic braces. Braces with “shape memory wire” can reduce the amount of time needed to complete your treatment. For a more discreet option, you may prefer something like Invisalign® clear aligners instead. While the right option for you can depend on a number of factors, the benefits of straight tee...


It’s Good to Have Options … for Straight Teeth (infographic)

You want straight teeth. So do your co-workers and friends. But that doesn’t mean you all want or need the same solution. That in and of itself is a good reason to visit a practice like Orthodontic Affiliates, where our doctors having the training, tools, and experience to help you in a variety of ways. We have several Indiana locations. We welcome you to schedule a consultation at any ...


How To Bring Less Attention To Your Braces! [VIDEO]

Straighten your teeth without bringing unwanted attention to your orthodontic treatment by choosing invisible braces! At Orthodontic Affiliates, adults and teens can avoid the awkwardness of metal braces by choosing from among our options in more discreet orthodontics in our seven Indiana locations. To learn more, check out today’s video! For a consultation at one of our Indiana locatio...


Make Time to Check on Your Child’s Smile

If you are looking into orthodontic care for your son or daughter, then you also need to know about dentofacial orthopedics. That last term may be new to you, but it is an integral part of what we do at all of our Indiana locations. It’s also why an orthodontist is your best bet for creating a smile that your child will want to share for decades to come. Today, we’ll discuss what dentofa...


Fix An Open Bite To Prevent Future Dental Problems [PHOTO]

An open bite happens when your upper and lower teeth don’t completely come together when you close your mouth. While this may seem like a cosmetic problem on the surface, it could also affect your speech and the future health of your teeth. Today’s photo shows an example of an open bite before treatment and the results after we corrected it at Orthodontic Affiliates of Indiana. If yo...


Common Signs of TMJ Troubles (infographic)

Your frequent headaches can be more than an inconvenience. They can disrupt your daily life. Your jaw pain can make it hard to concentrate on work, and it might stop you from eating what you want to eat. These also may be signs of a bigger issue — a temporomandibular joint disorder, which you know better as a TMJ disorder or TMD. According to The TMJ Association, 12 percent of the populati...


Why Leticia Is Glad She Came To Us For Braces! [VIDEO]

Adults, especially professionals, have just as much reason as anyone to seek orthodontic treatment! You want to feel confident, look business associates in the eye, and flash a great smile. Our team at Orthodontic Affiliates helps adults just like you get the smile they want every single day across our seven Indiana locations. Today, we’re sharing a video message from one of them. Me...


A ‘Clear’ Alternative to Traditional Braces

A crooked smile can make you feel shy. Crowded teeth can cause you to hide your smile in pictures and in person. An overbite can make you feel self-conscious, and some people feel the same way about gaps in their smiles. Braces are a great way to fix all of those issues, but we’ve also learned that some people are not interested in any treatment that involves brackets and wires. This is commo...

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