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How to Choose an Orthodontist in Cary, Apex, and Morrisville

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So you’re ready to take the first step on your smile journey and seek out orthodontic treatment! When looking for an orthodontic care provider, prospective patients may feel confused. They…

Can You See Your Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment?

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Once you’ve begun your smile journey by getting orthodontic treatment, it’s natural to have questions about how to care for your teeth with braces. Many new patients wonder, “can you…

What’s The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

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When looking to improve your smile, it’s important to know which kind of oral health professional to see! Future patients often ask us, “What does an orthodontist do?” It’s a…

How Orthodontics Can Save You Money: 4 Ways

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If you’re considering braces, you might wonder if they’re worth the expense. You probably know that orthodontics can give you a bright, beautiful smile that increases your confidence and makes…
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When to Start Orthodontic Treatment

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When should one start orthodontic treatment? This is one our favorite questions and we actually feel this is one of our key differentiators at Bovenizer and Baker Orthodontics. Adults can…
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What Happens Right After Braces Are Removed?

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What happens right after braces are removed? Getting your braces removed is such an easy experience!  1. First, Dr. Bo or Dr. Baker will remove all Damon brackets or Invisalign…
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Getting a Retainer Years After Braces

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Getting your braces off is a big day and a feeling you will never forget! Your teeth look and feel super smooth, like glass. But your treatment does not end…
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What is the Best Age for Kids to Get Braces?

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One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked at our office is “What age do kids usually get braces?”. This is a great question and there is not…
Adult Invisalign Trays

How Long Do Adults Wear Braces?

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With an increasing number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment, we often get asked the question: “How Long Do Adults Wear Braces?”. At Bovenizer and Baker Orthodontics, we really enjoy treating…
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Do I Need a Referral to See An Orthodontist?

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This question of needing a referral to an orthodontist is a very common one and we get it all the time. The answer is no, you absolutely do not need…
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Taking Care of Clear/Ceramic Braces

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We use Damon Clear braces in our office for patients who want a more discreet looking bracket! The Damon clear bracket uses self-ligating technology, meaning there is a ceramic door…
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Invisalign vs Braces: Which is Better?

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We offer several orthodontic treatments in our office to best suit your specific needs and align with your treatment plan. From Invisalign to Damon metal braces and Damon clear braces,…