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The Importance of Retainers After Braces

Smiling girl holding retainers for teeth

The day you finally get your braces off is a big day! You get to enjoy some foods you haven’t eaten in quite a while, and you will get to show off your beautiful new smile! While it can be exciting, you do need to remember that just because your braces have come off, your treatment isn’t completely finished quite yet.   It was commonly thought that once someone had his or her braces taken

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Orthodontic Emergencies

Like most new experiences in life, orthodontic treatment takes a little getting used to. Whether you’re investing in traditional metal braces, trying out Invisalign’s clear aligner system, or something in between, there’s a learning curve involved. It’s not unusual to be nervous about all the ins and outs of this journey towards straighter, healthier teeth, but there’s nothing to fear! When going over orthodontic options with patients here at Bret Johnson Orthodontics, one of the

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Accelerated Treatment With Propel

Girl smiling with braces

Most of us love the idea of having a healthy, straight smile, but aren’t especially fond of the time and treatment it can take to achieve it. Whether it’s six months or three years, the idea of being in braces for a while can sometimes be enough to scare patients off, no matter how many benefits orthodontic treatment may hold for them. For teens especially, wearing braces through such a significant time in their lives

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Invisalign for Teens

girl with invisalign

Have you ever wished for a window into your teen’s mind? Wouldn’t it be nice to know what’s going on in there from time to time? One thing you’d likely be reminded of is the extent to which your teen can feel self-conscious. Whether it’s worry over the clothes they wear or how crooked their teeth are, this time in their life can be tough on their self-esteem. When it comes to teeth, choosing braces

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Orthodontist Faqs

Closeup of girl on dental braces check up

As with any medical field, people tend to have a lot of questions about orthodontics. That’s how it should be–you should be curious about anything that has to do with your health and appearance. At Bret Johnson Orthodontics, we make patients’ understanding of the field a top priority. This being the case, we’ve put together a quick list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand what it is we do here. What is

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