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What is an Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist?

What is an Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist?

When you choose an AAO orthodontist for orthodontic treatment, you can be assured that you have selected an expert in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics who possesses the skills and experience to give you your best smile.

Is There a Benefit to Early Treatment?

Is There a Benefit to Early Treatment?

Timing is everything – even when it comes to your child’s orthodontic treatment.

Am I Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment?

Am I Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment?

Whether you’re 8 or 80, it’s the same physiological process that moves teeth through bone.

Taking Care of Your Retainer

Taking Care of Your Retainer

Wrapping up your orthodontic treatment? Congratulations! You put a lot of effort into reaching this important milestone. To make sure your beautiful new smile lasts a lifetime, you are ready to embark on the next stage of your treatment – and maybe its most important: wearing retainers.

7 Myths about Orthodontic Treatment

7 Myths about Orthodontic Treatment

Myths Be Gone! American Association of Orthodontists Debunks Seven Myths about Orthodontic Treatment for National Orthodontic Health Month