Dr. Whitlock

Whitlock Orthodontics

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3 Ways to Know if Invisalign is Right For Your Teen

At my orthodontic practice, offering clear aligners is an important treatment option for patients, especially teenagers. When indicated by a trained orthodontist, Invisalign, the leading clear aligner brand, can provide teens with the beautiful straight teeth they’ve always wanted — without braces. A consultation with an orthodontist is the only way to know for sure …

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How to Choose an Orthodontist That Suits You Best

Are you looking for an orthodontist? Picking your orthodontist is an important decision and one that you shouldn’t take lightly. Braces (or any other orthodontic treatment) are a significant investment. Braces typically cost American families almost $5,000 if you don’t have dental insurance. That’s not a small amount of money, so you need to make …

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Do I Need to Wear a Dental Retainer After Braces? 4 Things You Need to Know

Keeping your teeth healthy is important. But what that entails is different for everyone. For a few lucky ones, a simple regime of flossing and brushing twice a day is all they need to maintain pearly whites and a mouth free of cavities. For many people, crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw are something they …

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