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

maintaining-your-orthodontic-treatment-from-home
June 30, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Maintaining Your Orthodontic Treatment From Home

As we all continue to adjust to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, many orthodontic patients have been worried about how this may affect their current treatment plan. If you’re a part of the Shaw Orthodontics family and have been feeling confused or uncertain about this interruption to your orthodontic journey, we’re here Read More

Virtual Visits and Consultation
May 29, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Virtual Visits and Consultations

Even though both Shaw Orthodontics offices are open, there are many reasons for some patients to be reluctant to come into our office. The health and safety of our team and patients is our top priority, and we understand that all of our patients are in different situations and have various concerns about the COVID-19 Read More

How To Avoid Orthodontic Emergencies
April 29, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

How To Avoid Orthodontic Emergencies

When you first start orthodontic treatment at Shaw Orthodontics, you’ll be able to learn a lot about your smile and everything that goes into the process of straightening it. As you go through your orthodontic journey, we’ll explain what we’re doing and why we’re doing it every step of the way. We want you to Read More

Is Invisalign Worth It?
April 6, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Is Invisalign Worth It?

If you’ve recently learned that you or your child need treatment to correct orthodontic issues, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. Taking the first step towards the smile you’ve always wanted can be exciting, but you may also be unsure about what lies ahead. Fortunately, today’s orthodontic technology means that patients have more choices Read More

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile
February 6, 2020 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile

Your smile can have a bigger impact on your professional success than you might think.  A number of studies have found that your smile is one of the first things people notice, and the feature they’re most likely to remember about you. Having a healthy smile that stands out can help you land the job Read More

The Top 5 Things Moms Need To Know About Orthodontics
September 21, 2019 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

The Top 5 Things Moms Need To Know About Orthodontics

There’s an awful lot involved in keeping up with the modern family’s weekly schedule. If you’re a mom, then you already know how many hats you’re expected to wear, including cook, chauffeur, personal assistant, and even party planner. Shaw Orthodontics salutes your skill in keeping things running smoothly, but when it comes to caring for Read More

How To Avoid Orthodontic Emergencies
July 30, 2019 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

Orthodontic Care: No Referral Necessary

If you’ve been contemplating an orthodontic visit for your child, you may be wondering if there are any hoops you’ll have to jump through to get a referral from their dentist first. These days, it seems like there’s a whole referral process that has to happen before you can be seen by any sort of Read More

teen girl smiling with ceramic braces taking selfie
May 31, 2019 Posted by: Dr. Shaw

ABC’s of Braces: All You Need to Know

As orthodontists, we’ve seen a number of new and innovative technologies in recent years. As exciting as that has been, traditional braces are still one of the best tools we have for creating straighter, healthier smiles. Today’s braces are an incredible improvement over earlier versions, and designed to be more durable, affordable, and comfortable than Read More