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Maximize the Effects of Your Braces with These Great Tips

Metal braces are one of the most convenient ways to enhance an uneven smile and reveal the straight teeth you’ve always dreamed of. They can correct multiple dental imperfections and make an overall stunning and dramatic difference. After all, Dr. Herman is the orthodontist known for results in the Four Corners area. However, braces don’t … Continued

Smart Tips to Help You Find the Best Orthodontic Services

  Truth be told, not all orthodontists are the same. Choosing the right one can be a daunting task. If you are to find a good orthodontist, there are a number of things that you need to consider. In this article, we take a look at what you need to know before deciding on available … Continued

The Benefits of Pitts 21 Braces

The American Association of Orthodontists reports that in the United States, about 4 million people wear braces. Having straight teeth is important for self-esteem and a great smile. Many products on the market promise to give you straight teeth, so how do you choose? A lower-cost system may not give you the results you want … Continued

5 Reasons Adult Braces Are an Amazing Idea

Chances are you’ve seen a lot of people that have braces on their teeth. We’re willing to bet that most of these people were children and teenagers. Maybe you need orthodontic treatment but are thinking, “Aren’t I a little too old for braces?” Well, you aren’t. Statistics prove that a quarter of the 4 million … Continued

How to Pick an Orthodontist to Get the Best Results

When you think about braces, you probably think they’re only for kids and teenagers. But there are braces for adults, too — and they’re important to the health of your teeth. If you don’t pick the right orthodontist, the process can be even more costly and time-consuming. Here are three ways you can find the … Continued

3 Types of Braces You Should Know

Not everyone is born with a perfect set of teeth. Some people have had to deal with crowded, misaligned teeth since their middle-school days. Others have discolored yellow teeth that can cause self-esteem issues. In these modern times, however, orthodontic treatment can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Our orthodontist, Dr. David Herman, … Continued

4 Surprising Benefits Of Adult Braces

The key benefit of wearing braces is that they help to straighten your teeth. Adult braces, in particular, can help you feel more confident about your smile as you pursue your career. But did you know there are even more advantages to wearing adult braces than just having straight teeth? Here are four surprising benefits … Continued

Medicare for Denture Preparation

Question: I am 73 years old. I keep seeing a newspaper advertisement from a Colorado dentist that says that I can use up to $10,000 of my Medicare coverage for oral surgery to prepare me for dentures. Before I drive 100 miles to see this doctor, can you verify his ad? Answer: I called a … Continued

Infection from Cavities

Question: Two years ago my son had eight cavities in the back of his mouth. We were referred by his dentist to see a pediatric dentist who would put him to sleep in order to fill the cavities. However, I never followed up with the referral. Today, I had to take my son back to … Continued

Extra tooth

Question: My 5-year-old daughter has an impacted, extra tooth in the front part of her upper teeth. Her dentist said that this can cause problems when her permanent upper teeth start to erupt. What kind of problems can we expect? Answer: A recent study found that almost 25% of patients with mesiodens, an extra tooth … Continued