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Jay Harris Orthodontics is Muscogee Moms’ Favorite Family Orthodontist!

Congratulations to Dr. Jay Harris and the team for being voted the winner of the 2019 Muscogee Moms' Choice Awards! We are honored to be voted the 2019 Choice Awards Winner. Jay Harris Orthodontics is proud to offer premier orthodontic services to the Columbus area. For many years, we’ve made it our mission to ensure [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:33:17+00:00April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Grinding your Teeth at Night?

Do you wake up in the morning with a sore jaw, earache or dull headache? You may be grinding your teeth at night! What Causes Teeth Grinding Don’t worry! Nighttime teeth grinding is a fairly common occurrence, and everyone grinds their teeth at some point or another – whether we realize it or not. While [...]

Early Orthodontic Treatment

Early orthodontic treatment is a misleading phrase. Many parents assume that during early orthodontic treatment, their child will need to start braces right away. But this isn’t the case. When you bring your child in to see us by the age of 7—the age recommended by the American Association of Orthodontists—we will evaluate your child’s [...]

Rubber Bands and Your Smile

Rubber bands are an integral part of effective orthodontic treatment. To make sure your treatment plan runs smoothly, we strongly encourage you to wear your bands as prescribed. A Crucial Force for Your Teeth In most cases, rubber bands connect the brackets and hooks to the teeth. This provides a firm yet gentle force on [...]

By |2018-12-11T19:05:32+00:00December 11th, 2018|Jay Harris Orthodontics, Treatment|0 Comments

Toys for Tots

Spreading Holiday Cheer, One Smile at a Time! The team at Jay Harris Orthodontics is excited help spread holiday cheer and smiles this season during our annual toy drive! Our office is honored to partner with Toys for Tots and our community to help bring Christmas joy to children in need. You can help us [...]

By |2018-11-28T20:20:02+00:00November 28th, 2018|Community, Contests & Promotions|0 Comments

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