Default Action: directlink
Default Link Follow: nofollow
Default Link Target: newtab
Feed Title: Smilesbycooper
Teens already have enough changes happening in their lives. Think pimples… awkward dates… and bad hair days. They’re basically a rite of passage. Some teens may see braces as a part of this unfortunate transition phase—but we’re there to correct that! We want teens to feel good about getting braces and undergoing a life-changing transformation. […] The post 5 Tips to Prepare Your Teen for Braces first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
What’s on your summer to-do list? Traveling or vacationing? Swimming and playing sports? Maybe you’re more interested in ‘Netflix and do nothing at all’? Whichever way you prefer to do it is the right way to do it. That’s the beauty of summer. For some kids and teens, there are no questions asked when it […] The post 4 Braces Tips for Your Summer first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
The cost of adult braces is affordable at Cooper Orthodontics! There isn’t a simple answer to the true cost of braces though; orthodontic treatment isn’t one-size-fits-all. At least with us it isn’t. Each of our patients is unique, so our orthodontists create 100% personalized treatment plans to match. Braces for adults costs vary by patient, […] The post How Much Do Braces Cost for Adults? first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
Leading active lives is a way of life for many people, and sports often plays a big part in maintaining health and fitness. The ugly side of sports is that more than 3,000,000 teeth are knocked out during sporting events every year (source). This statistic may alarm you if you’re considering getting braces! You may […] The post Tips for Playing Sports with Braces first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
When you hear “mail order aligners” or “mail order braces”, you may think these are a cheaper Invisalign alternative. We have some news for you… mail order aligners and DIY clear aligner treatment are actually risky and dangerous. DIY orthodontics is not a safe alternative to Invisalign treatment, and here’s why: At-Home Clear Aligner Brands […] The post Mail Order Aligners Vs. Invisalign® first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
Nowadays, there are tons of alternatives to traditional metal braces! We’re proud to offer a number of different types of braces, including metal braces, clear ceramic braces, Invisalign® clear aligners—and gold braces. Although gold braces aren’t as well known as the other types of braces, they’re still the preferred choice for a number of patients, […] The post Are gold braces even practical? first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
Can adults even get braces? The answer is yes. If you’re wondering how long adults wear braces, there isn’t really a simple answer. There really is no way to say how long you will have to wear braces without scheduling a complimentary exam with an orthodontist or doing a virtual smile assessment. An orthodontist will […] The post Do Adult Braces Treatments Take Longer? first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
The short answer is—for life. Yes, to maintain your beautiful end result after your braces or Invisalign® treatment, it’s best that you wear your retainer for life. Don’t be alarmed, though! We know that probably sounds overwhelming right now. You won’t have to wear your retainer 24 hours a day for the rest of your […] The post How long do you have to wear a retainer? first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
Nowadays, braces are more comfortable than ever before! High-quality materials and advanced technologies have helped to make the treatment experience more effective, more efficient, and far more comfortable than ever before. Braces are not painful, but they can cause some minor soreness sometimes. There are a number of precautions you can take to minimize this […] The post How Can I Make Wearing Braces More Comfortable? first appeared on Smilesbycooper.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The ADA (American Dental Association) and our team are using this month as an opportunity to educate our patients, social media followers, parents and children on oral health. We want to promote good dental hygiene habits that support healthy smiles for a lifetime! According to the CDC, 1 […] The post It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! first appeared on Smilesbycooper.