fixed-vs-removable-retainers
June 30, 2021 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Fixed vs. Removable Retainers

Here at Shaw Orthodontics, we know how much hard work, time, and dedication you put into successfully achieving a straighter, healthier smile. As you approach the day your braces come off or use your last clear aligner, it can be tempting to think you’re through with orthodontic appliances forever, but don’t get too carried away! Read More

Sensitive Teeth and Braces: Triggers, Causes, and Treatments
May 29, 2021 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Sensitive Teeth and Braces: Triggers, Causes, and Treatments

There’s a product out there for just about anything these days, and sensitive teeth are no exception! Check out the oral health aisle at your local supermarket or flip through the channels on your TV and you’re likely to find a variety of toothpaste aimed at anyone suffering from sensitive teeth. This is actually good Read More

Braces For Adults With Crowns, Fillings, And Implants
March 30, 2021 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Braces For Adults With Crowns, Fillings, And Implants

Did you know that we treat routinely patients of all ages here at Shaw Orthodontics? Though many of us may imagine a teenager when we’re thinking of orthodontic treatment, children, teens, and adults alike can all benefit from the care of an experienced orthodontist like Dr. Shaw. In fact, we’re seeing more adults seeking treatment Read More

The Different Bite Issues Orthodontics Can Solve
February 25, 2021 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

The Different Bite Issues Orthodontics Can Solve

While we here at Shaw Orthodontics believe that every smile is beautiful, we also believe that most smiles can be made healthier and more functional. We usually achieve this by adjusting a patient’s bite, or the way their upper and lower teeth come together, to promote a more optimal relationship between the teeth and jaws. Read More

5 Tips For Making It Through Your First Week With Braces
January 30, 2021 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

5 Tips For Making It Through Your First Week With Braces

Here at Shaw Orthodontics, we’re committed to using the most up-to-techniques and the latest technology to ensure your orthodontic experience is rewarding, efficient, and stress-free. Modern-day treatment options provide patients with more comfort and ease than ever before, but as with anything new, there is an adjustment period involved. As one of the leading providers Read More

playing-sports-in-braces
December 30, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Playing Sports In Braces

Many of our Shaw Orthodontics patients play sports for their school, in their community, or just for fun. They’re often concerned that beginning their braces treatment will keep them on the sidelines for the season. If you’re an athlete, you may be worried about playing sports in braces and how they will affect your performance Read More

Dr. Shaw talking with a patient
November 30, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Am I Too Old For Braces?

When you hear orthodontics, what’s the first thing you think of? If you’re like most people, it’s probably some combination of a teenager and braces. This stereotype has had serious staying power, and for that reason, you may not even be aware that orthodontic patients can be anywhere from 7 to 70! While it’s true Read More

Why You Should Only Trust Your Smile To Orthodontic Experts
November 4, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Why You Should Only Trust Your Smile To Orthodontic Experts

Direct-to-consumer products have been around for a long time. From QVC and late-night infomercials to ads in the back of old magazines, consumers have had the chance to cut out the “middle man” for years. In today’s world, the advertising looks a little more modern, but the idea is the same—get a superior product delivered Read More

Debunking Common Myths About Braces For Adults
August 31, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Debunking Common Myths About Braces For Adults

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, most people tend to think of teenagers wearing metal braces, but the truth is, orthodontics can benefit patients of all ages—including adults! In fact, about 1 in every 5 current orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. If you’ve spent years unhappy with the way your teeth look, Read More

Types of braces
July 27, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Types of Braces

Thanks to the transformations that have been happening in orthodontics in recent years, you have more options than ever before to build the healthy, confident smile of your dreams. Using state-of-the-art technology and innovative techniques, Shaw Orthodontics can use several types of braces to successfully treat a wide range of orthodontic issues. Crowded teeth Gaps Read More