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

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

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