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Avion Dental & Orthodontics Blog

6 Factors that Influence the Cost of Braces

June 21, 2022

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Man counting cash for the cost of bracesBraces are often associated with a hefty price tag, but a straight smile is affordable for everyone. There’s not a flat rate for braces because every mouth is unique, just like fingerprints. Various factors affect the cost of orthodontic treatment, but your dentist has the solutions you need to improve your smile without draining your bank account. While every case differs, here’s what you need to know when budgeting for braces.


How Long Do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth?

May 4, 2022

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Smiling teenage girl wearing braces

If you’ve decided to straighten your teeth with braces, you probably want to know how long you’ll need to have them. After all, they can be tiresome to deal with after enough time has passed. The sooner you can get them off, the better.

Here’s a summary of the things that impact braces treatment time. Read on to learn what shortens or lengthens the treatment process and ways you can make it smoother.


Why Braces Are the Ideal Solution for Teens

April 14, 2022

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woman smiling while wearing traditional braces

Nowadays, there are several ways to get a straighter smile. With so many options available, making a final decision can be quite overwhelming. If you have a teenager, traditional braces may be the ideal solution for them. The orthodontic treatment has created winning smiles since ancient times – and they continue to do so. In this blog post, we’ll go over a few reasons why metal braces are the best available option.


6 Fun Facts About Braces You Probably Didn’t Know

March 13, 2022

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Young girl smiling after learning fun facts about braces

The field of orthodontics has really come a long way in terms of techniques and technology. Today, fixing problems like misalignment, uneven bites, and gaps in between teeth is easier than ever. However, orthodontics has quite a long history and there are many facts about the field you may not be aware of. Learn some fun facts about braces today from an orthodontist yourself!


When Can I Start Cleaning My Child’s Teeth?

February 24, 2022

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Parent brushing a baby’s teeth

Every parent wants the best for their child, but certain questions are difficult to answer on your own. One thing many parents ask is when they should begin cleaning their child’s teeth. Do you need to worry about children’s oral health before their primary teeth begin erupting? When is it okay for them to brush on their own? Continue reading to learn more from your pediatric dentist in Dallas about the best way for you to help your little one maintain a happy, healthy smile.


Am I Too Old for Invisalign?

February 4, 2022

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middle aged woman clear aligner

At age 71, Katsusuke Yanagisawa, a retired Japanese schoolteacher, became the oldest person to climb Mt. Everest. At age 77, John Glenn became the oldest person to go into space. William Ivy Baldwin became the oldest tightrope walker at age 82, crossing the South Boulder Canyon in Colorado on a 320-foot wire. You’re only as old as you feel, and you’re never too old to have straight teeth you’re proud of. So, if you’ve wondered, “Am I too old for Invisalign?” – you’re not! Invisalign can deliver your dream smile whether you’re 14 or 74. Read on to find out from your dentist in Dallas why it’s never too late to straighten your smile.


How to Tell If Your Child Needs Braces

January 19, 2022

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a child wearing braces and smiling

Does your little one have trouble chewing their food? Have they often complained about biting their cheek? These may be signs that they need braces. From teeth crowding to bite misalignments, many orthodontic problems can put your child at a higher risk of developing oral health issues like cavities. Having straight, healthy teeth can also help your little one feel more comfortable and confident in their smile. To help you identify issues that may require a visit to the orthodontist, here are some signs that your child needs braces.


4 Things To Do If Your Child Knocks Out Their Tooth

December 14, 2021

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child shocked at holding a knocked-out tooth in Dallas

Dental emergencies can often feel unsettling, especially if your child has never experienced having a tooth fly out of their mouth before. Whether it was during a sports event or while they were at the playground, it can be overwhelming to figure out what you should do about the situation. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to help preserve your little one’s dental health. Read on to learn what you can do if you’re child has knocked out a tooth!


6 Foods That Keep Your Teeth & Gums Healthy

October 4, 2021

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woman eating a salad

It’s no secret that if you want to maintain a healthy smile, you need to cut back on sugary sweets. However, many people aren’t aware that certain foods not only prevent cavities and other dental problems, but actually improve the health of your teeth and gums. Better yet, the foods that benefit your oral health are things you should already be eating as part of a balanced diet. Read on to learn how these six foods can keep your smile healthy and bright!


Is Your Oral Hygiene at Home as Good as You Think?

April 5, 2021

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Older couple holding toothbrushes together and smiling

You were likely taught how to practice at-home oral care by your parents, but have you ever stopped to think if what you’ve been doing is actually correct or effective? Most people know that they need to brush their teeth and floss, but many aren’t sure how long is long enough. In some cases, people actually may be hurting their teeth more than helping due to poor technique! Today, you can learn exactly what the oral hygiene best practices look like with the help of a dentist!