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October 30, 2017 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

At What Age Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Although orthodontics are for patients of every age, they tend to be most commonly associated with teenagers in braces — that old “braceface” stereotype is one that just won’t quit. We rarely consider young children when talking orthodontics, so it can be surprising to learn that the American Association of Orthodontists actually recommends a child Read More

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October 2, 2017 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

How to Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

School just started, and that means school sports are about to become a big part of after-school activities! Many of our newer patients dread getting braces at this time of year for fear that they won’t be able to play sports like their peers. At Shaw Orthodontics, we get plenty of questions from our patients Read More