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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.

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

04 Feb 2021

Popular Adult Braces and Aligners Myths Debunked

Over the past years, orthodontic treatment has changed in exciting and significant ways. Braces and aligners continue to become more popular among adults – not just younger people – especially with th...  read on

15 Jan 2021

Tips for Surviving Your First Week of Braces

Getting braces is your first step in achieving a new, beautiful smile, and we’re here to walk you through every step of the process. However, once you have braces it can take a bit of time to adjust. ...  read on

16 Nov 2020

Invisible Braces for a Perfect Smile

Invisible braces offer a way to straighten teeth without obvious wires and brackets. They are alternatives to traditional braces, and there are a few different systems available. Each one is less noti...  read on

05 Nov 2020

How Long Do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth

Braces have traditionally been the standard and fastest method for straightening teeth, and they remain the best choice in some cases. For many people, however, newer clear aligners offer an even fast...  read on

06 Oct 2020

How much do braces cost for adults?

If your family couldn’t spring for braces when you were a child, you might be ready to invest in braces now that you are an adult. The good news is you don’t have to be a tech billionaire to afford br...  read on

How to Keep Your Perfect Smile After Braces

After putting in the time and money to perfect your smile with braces, it just makes sense to do all you can to protect your investment. Without taking the right steps, your teeth could start to shift...  read on

04 Aug 2020

How to correct an overbite

An overbite is a common problem among both children and adults. In fact, research shows that almost 20% of children and 13% of adults have a significant overbite.  read on