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Laster Orthodontics Blog

It is our goal to provide each and every patient the best possible orthodontic care and customer service we can. We want you to enjoy your orthodontic treatment journey from the moment you walk through our front doors. We've developed this blog as a resource for our future and existing patients to learn about orthodontics, our practice, and to get the best advice on developing and maintaining their perfect smile.

03 Nov 2021

Is it Weird for Adults to Get Braces?

Whether you’re well over the hill or just steadily climbing to the top, the thought of getting braces in your old age might feel just a bit silly. Despite perceptions, it’s pretty much never too late ...  read on

04 Oct 2021

Our Favorite Color Combinations for Braces

There’s no doubt about it. The absolute best thing about getting braces is ending up with perfectly straight teeth. Then, once those braces come off, you can flash your dazzling smile with confidence ...  read on

16 Sep 2021

8 Braces Problems You Can Totally Avoid

Braces are durable, long-lasting, and effective. They aren’t completely foolproof, though. While problems can arise, most of those concerns are preventable. Here’s a look at eight issues you can total...  read on

22 Jul 2021

Adult Braces — It’s Not Too Late to Get a Dazzling, Confident Smile

Many people think of braces as just for kids, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, as long as you still have your natural teeth, it’s not too late to get a dazzling, confident smile. ...  read on

10 Jul 2021

4 Things Parents Should Know Before Getting Braces for Their Kids

As kids lose their baby teeth and start to get their adult replacements, they may lose their confident smile as their new teeth come in crooked. The resulting self-conscious thoughts often grow worse ...  read on

03 Jun 2021

Braces 101: The Basics of Dental Braces

Your orthodontist has just informed you that you need braces. You're told: braces are your ticket to straight, beautiful teeth. You're excited to have a beautiful smile but suddenly realize you have a...  read on

18 May 2021

Braces Before and After

Crooked teeth can lead to a poor self-image, affecting how you interact with people at school, at work, and in your personal life. No one should have to worry about the beauty of their smile. Whether ...  read on

04 Apr 2021

Are White Braces Invisible?

Braces can dramatically change your appearance. Traditional braces are made of metal, which means they stand out against the white color of your tooth enamel. For some people, this makes braces embarr...  read on

14 Mar 2021

What Can I Eat with Braces the First Week?

Although braces offer an exciting step towards the beautiful smile you want, facing that first week can be daunting. You’re adjusting to new hardware in your mouth and figuring out how to eat, speak, ...  read on

18 Feb 2021

Do Braces Change Your Face?

Orthodontic treatment offers many benefits, including giving you straighter teeth for a more beautiful smile that will make you feel more confident. However, beyond straighter teeth, orthodontic treat...  read on