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Invisalign®: Common Questions

Invisalign is an excellent choice for patients wanting to try an invisible braces option. This system of clear aligners adjusts your teeth gently yet efficiently without brackets and wires. If you’re looking for the comfort and convenience of clear braces, Invisalign may be right for you! Here are some common questions patients ask about this [...]

By |2018-11-05T22:12:44+00:00November 5th, 2018|Jay Harris Orthodontics, Treatment|0 Comments

Preventing Tooth Decay While Wearing Braces

Tooth decay can be harder to control when you start orthodontic treatment. Once you get your braces placed, food and drinks can get trapped in and around your appliances as well as your teeth. Proper teeth cleaning becomes essential to help your teeth stay healthy and strong throughout treatment. To reduce plaque buildup, gingivitis, and [...]

By |2018-10-09T15:14:39+00:00October 9th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Cleaning Your Retainer

Your retainer is just like your teeth: you need to clean it thoroughly to ensure it stays free of plaque and bacteria. While Invisalign users are already familiar with cleaning their aligners every day, it may take some getting used to if you’ve had traditional metal braces. Why Do Clean Retainers Matter? A clean appliance [...]

By |2018-09-04T18:33:32+00:00September 4th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

Dental Braces: Your First Visit

Getting dental braces is a big step! You’ve made the decision to start your orthodontic journey and have scheduled your first appointment. So, what happens next? What to Expect At your first visit, you should expect to be at our office for about 45 minutes. During this initial consultation, we will thoroughly examine your teeth [...]

By |2018-08-06T22:43:23+00:00August 6th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments

2018 Readers’ Choice Best of

Jay Harris Orthodontics needs your vote! We are a finalist in the 2018 Readers' Choice Best of Contest and the voting period has begun! To place your vote, follow these instructions: 1. Go to the link http://led.secondstreetapp.com/2018ReadersChoice/ 2. Choose the category of "Health & Fitness" 3. Scroll down to "Favorite Orthodontist" 4. Click on "vote" [...]

By |2018-05-30T15:18:52+00:00May 30th, 2018|Best of, Community|0 Comments

Summer Selfie Contest

This summer Jay Harris Orthodontics wants to see your BEST SELFIE! Use our Facebook Frames and take a selfie of your #HarrisBraces smile. When you post to our Facebook page, you will be entered into a drawing for $300 worth of gifts and gift cards for your back to school shopping spree! How to Enter: [...]

By |2018-05-30T15:20:31+00:00May 30th, 2018|Contests & Promotions|0 Comments

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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 20th, 2018|Treatment|0 Comments