5 Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen®

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen®

Many parents know about Invisalign®, the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces. But I’m often asked for more information about Invisalign® Teen. In short, rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® Teen uses a series of clear, removable...

Who benefits from Invisalign®?

One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is “almost everyone.” The see-through, almost invisible aligners for straightening teeth are specifically molded to fit each individual’s mouth. Unlike...

What was your favorite part of summer?

It’s the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics are sure that you’ll soon be thinking about Halloween costumes and...

Do we have your current contact info?

As you probably know, you can always connect with Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team by calling our Springdale, AR office, or going to our Facebook page. However, if you’ve recently moved or gotten a new phone number, we’ll need to update our records so we can easily...

What is a palatal expander?

If Dr. Boyd Whitlock and our team at Whitlock Orthodontics have recommended a palatal expander, you might be wondering what it is and how it will help you. A palatal expander is a small appliance fitted in your mouth to create a wider space in the upper jaw. It is...

How do braces move my teeth?

Great question! Tooth movement is your body’s natural response to light pressure applied by braces over a period of time (usually two years). Braces work by using brackets that are glued onto your teeth; these brackets have small slots, and that is where Dr. Boyd...

Why Damon® Smile braces?

A lot of our patients, (especially you parents!) come to Whitlock Orthodontics convinced that traditional braces are the only answer to straight teeth. We are proud to offer Damon Smile in our Springdale, AR office, which can give you better results in less time than...

Fun Facts for the Fourth

The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While your fellow revelers eat hot dogs and wave flags, you can impress them by sharing these...