What’s new in orthodontics?

Many of us have seen the pictures from many years ago when patients had braces that featured metal bands wrapping around every tooth  and headgear was the primary method of treating anyone with an overbite.

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Has anything changed in the last 20 yearswhen it comes to orthodontic treatment?  The simple answer is YES – most definitely! The list of changes is probably too long to consider in one blog post, but here are just 3 few of the most significant changes to orthodontics in the past few years:

  1. Prevalence of clear braces options including ceramic braces and Invisalign aligners
  2. 3D Scanning and printing
  3. Digital treatment planning and simulations

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Am I Too Old for Braces?

Your smile plays a large role in how others perceive you. For some, it plays an important part in employment or dating opportunities. Best of all, straight teeth and a smile you’re proud of helps you to feel your best. There has never been a better time to get a smile like a celebrity, but that’s not all that orthodontic treatment offers.

Am I too old for braces?

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Invisalign Scottsdale

When it comes to teeth straightening options, teens and adults wonder: are braces better than Invisalign? Scottsdale, AZ residents have high standards when it comes to their health services and dental work is no exception. Dr. John Budd, of Budd Orthodontics PLLC, often recommends Invisalign for patients as a metal-free way to get a straight, comfortable smile they can be proud of. Here are just a few of our commonly asked questions about Invisalign, as well as our answers:

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Phoenix Orthodontics Technology

It wasn’t long ago that children and adults in need of braces didn’t have a lot of options. A visit to the orthodontist meant metal braces that wrapped all the way around every tooth – a true “metal mouth.” Fortunately times have changed, and the technological advances in orthodontics have brought aesthetics and comfort in teeth straightening to an exciting new level. Budd Orthodontics of Phoenix, Arizona strives to offer its patients the latest in orthodontic technology; products ranging from Invisalign to clear braces and beyond. And as their patients will tell you, it’s great to have options!

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Comfortable Orthodontic Options in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Adults and children in need of orthodontic treatment are living in a great era when it comes to straightening their teeth. No longer do braces have to be ugly, painful, or expensive. In fact, they can be affordable and, yes, even fun! For the uninitiated this concept may seem a bit far-fetched, but the professional staff of Budd Orthodontics in Phoenix, Arizona reminds you that it’s true. With great choices ranging from clear braces to metal braces with different colors to Invisalign, teeth straightening doesn’t have to be like it was 20 years ago.

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