Whitlock Orthodontics - Springdale & Fort Smith, AR

Braces Vs Invisalign: Finding the Perfect Treatment Option for You

At Whitlock Orthodontics, our two most popular treatment options for achieving a straight smile are braces and Invisalign Clear Aligners. Dr. Whitlock can use either of these treatment methods to correct your misaligned teeth and to give you the smile of your dreams, but each method comes with its own set of pros and cons […]

Six Hidden Benefits of Braces

Six Hidden Benefits of Braces

Improving More than just Aesthetics At Whitlock Orthodontics, most of our patients associate braces with achieving a picture-perfect, straight smile. But the cosmetic transformation braces bring to your smile isn’t the only reason we encourage orthodontic treatment. The benefits of orthodontic treatment reach far beyond the aesthetics of your smile. Dr. Whitlock and the team […]

How to Care for Your Braces Over the Holiday Break

How to Care for Your Braces Over the Holiday Break

Parents, are you ready for the holiday season to be in full swing? Our team at Whitlock Orthodontics is excited to spend some quality time with family and celebrate the holidays. But we want you to remember that we are here for you and your family, even during the celebrations. We want your kiddo’s positive […]

Elastics for Braces – Everything You Need to Know

Elastics for Braces - Everything You Need to Know

Are you ready to begin orthodontic treatment? Are you ready for the Whitlock Orthodontics team to transform your smile? While orthodontic treatment will improve the look of your smile, it can also help correct your bite and can even improve the way your top and bottom jaw function together. Most people have heard of braces […]

How to Prepare for Braces

How to Prepare for Braces

At Whitlock Orthodontics in Springdale and Fort Smith, AR, we know that even though most people have braces or clear aligners at some point in their life, getting braces can still be nerve-wracking. If you are feeling nervous, remember, it’s totally normal to be nervous! Once you get your braces, you will never have the […]

Whitlock on the Go Kit

Hello! Dr. Whitlock here. Congratulations on starting your journey to your new rockstar smile! Everyone here at Whitlock Orthodontics is so excited for you. We have a feeling you will enjoy your orthodontic treatment journey, and we know you’ll love your new smile at the end of the journey! You recently received a Whitlock on […]

5 Habits That can be Harmful to Your Teeth

Hello, Dr. Boyd Whitlock here with Whitlock Orthodontics in Springdale  and Fort Smith, AR. As your orthodontist, I want to teach you how to properly care for your teeth during and after your orthodontic treatment, so you can have the best smile possible!  Investing in the treatment process is a big commitment and we don’t […]

5 Tips for Keeping Track of Your Retainer

5 Tips for Keeping Track of Your Retainer

After months of wearing braces or clear aligner trays, you finally have the smile of your dreams from Whitlock Orthodontics! And now that you know what your best smile looks like, you of course want to keep it that way. That is where your retainer comes into play. Dr. Whitlock will provide you with a […]

Why Straight Teeth Matter

Why Straight Teeth Matter

Several patients pursue orthodontic treatment at Whitlock Orthodontics so they can have an aesthetic, straight smile, but straight teeth provide more than just a pretty smile. Your teeth are meant to line-up and fit together, so they can properly do their job. When you have crooked teeth or misaligned jaws, your teeth can’t properly do […]

How Orthodontics Have Improved Over the Last 20 Years

When you think about orthodontics, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Our potential patients here at Whitlock Orthodontics in Springdale, AR, say that they think of Invisalign, but it hasn’t always been the most popular or prominent form of orthodontic treatment. When parents think back, they might remember bulky braces and headgear […]

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