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Benefits of a Beautiful Smile

Orthodontics can give you the beautiful, straight smile that you desire. But there are more benefits to orthodontic treatment than simply aesthetics. We’ve compiled a list of ways orthodontics can change your life! Decrease Cavities Crowded teeth can make it difficult to efficiently clean the entire surface of every tooth. Even with floss, you may [...]

By | 2018-05-22T17:59:20+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Dental Checkups and Braces

Dental checkups become even more important when you get braces put on. Every patient should continue to see the dentist twice a year for teeth cleanings. Depending on the type of treatment you require, your dentist may wish to see you more than twice a year. This ensures your teeth stay healthy throughout treatment. Why [...]

By | 2018-04-18T23:13:56+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Brushing with Braces

Brushing with braces can come with a learning curve. When you get your braces placed, teeth cleaning becomes more important than ever. With the addition of orthodontic appliances, food particles can build up in hard-to-reach places, making it more difficult to completely clean your teeth. No matter what type of appliance you get, whether traditional [...]

By | 2018-03-20T19:16:14+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Orthodontic Emergencies and How to Avoid Them

Orthodontic emergencies can stem from broken appliances to severe pain. These emergencies can occur when you bite into chewy, hard foods or become injured from a fall or other impact. Thankfully, you can prevent most orthodontic emergencies from even occurring. To keep your braces and appliances in proper shape throughout treatment, review these tips. Avoid [...]

By | 2018-02-12T22:37:20+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Retainers: Do You Have to Wear Them?

Retainers help ensure teeth stay in their final positions. When the braces come off, it’s not guaranteed that your teeth will stay put. Your ligaments and bones surrounding the teeth need to stabilize, so wearing a retainer is critical to keeping your teeth in the positions we prescribe. If you want your new, beautiful smile [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:05:21+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Celebrate our Teachers

  Celebrate Teachers Every Day! Teachers play a vital role in making a difference in a child's life; they help them develop and teach them right from wrong. Many teachers go far beyond their role of "Teacher" - they often serve as parental figures, therapist, and friends. We would like to shine the spotlight on one [...]

By | 2017-08-23T20:49:58+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

How Do You Clean a Retainer?

Why Wear a Retainer? Try to remember the day you had waited for - the day you got your braces off! You worked hard with your orthodontic treatment and you were ready to rub your tongue over your smooth, braces-free teeth. You finally got to see your beautiful smile and then your doctor made you put your retainer in [...]

Jay Harris Orthodontics Patient Reviews

"This is by far the best team of people I've met. Always friendly, always helpful, and always available. I've been going here for about 3 years and I look forward to my appointments. A++!" ~Cyndi, Patient Dr. Jay Harris and the team love hearing patient reviews, especially ones like Cyndi's! We work hard to make [...]

Happy Holidays from Dr. Harris!

From our family to yours, happy holidays! Dr. Jay Harris, his family, and his team at Jay Harris Orthodontics hope that you have a smile-filled holiday season. We are thankful for our patients and their families and we hope that you have a fun holiday and enjoy your time with loved ones. Here's to a [...]

By | 2016-12-19T21:44:28+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Community, Jay Harris Orthodontics|0 Comments