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So far Beckstrom Orthodontics Team has created 11 blog entries.

Mothers Day 2018

By | 2018-05-13T17:00:14+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Kids, Our Office, Teens|

Happy Mother's Day! We received so many great entries for our Mother's Day contest and wanted to share our submissions with you. Thank you to all who participated! We love our moms!   Drake Casper I am thankful to my mom for putting food on my family's plate and always being there for me when [...]

What are Spacers?

By | 2018-03-29T00:08:10+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Braces, Invisalign|

Starting the journey towards a new smile is really exciting! Often times, all this orthodontic vocabulary can be strange or foreign. Maybe you've heard talk about using spacers in orthodontic treatment. So what are spacers, and what do they do? Check out our infographic to learn more about spacers and their use in [...]

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your New Smile After Treatment Ends

By | 2018-02-26T07:07:52+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Adults, Braces, Invisalign, Kids, Teens|

After your braces or Invisalign treatment comes to an end, it’s now time to maintain your new smile! Although your initial treatment is over, you’ll want to follow the tips below to ensure that your smile lasts a lifetime. Tip 1: The most important thing you can do after finishing your treatment is to wear [...]

How to Care for your Invisalign Aligners

By | 2018-02-26T07:14:08+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Adults, Invisalign, Kids, Teens|

As an Invisalign patient, you certainly won’t need to worry about brushing and flossing around wires and brackets. You also don’t need to skip out on the treats you love! This doesn’t mean you’re off the hook that easy, however. Invisalign aligners require care just like braces do. Here are a few things we recommend [...]

Invisalign Really Works: Enoch’s Experience

By | 2018-02-26T07:44:02+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Invisalign, Teens|

If you've been following along with us on social media, you might have noticed we've been featuring one of our patients, Enoch Weaver. Enoch is about a year into Invisalign treatment and is the perfect example of how Invisalign can benefit an active lifestyle and proof that Invisalign really works! We asked Enoch to share [...]

The Future of Braces

By | 2018-02-26T07:52:20+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Invisalign|

We are excited about some of the new technology we’ve been using in our office, and we want to tell you more about it - it's the future of braces! If you are currently one of our Invisalign patients, you may have had your teeth scanned with the iTero Element Intraoral Scanner. Sounds [...]

How to Relieve Pain After Your Orthodontist Appointment

By | 2017-08-08T02:26:46+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Braces|

    Do you remember the last time you got your braces tightened, and your teeth and gums were sore for a few days? While this soreness can feel a bit painful at times, it’s perfectly normal and only temporary! Here are a couple things we recommend to help ease the pain associated with your [...]

When Should Your Child See an Orthodontist?

By | 2018-02-26T21:17:57+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Kids|

  When it comes to orthodontics, most people usually think of treatment for pre-teens and teens. But did you know, it’s also a good idea to get your younger child in for an orthodontic evaluation? The American Association of Orthodontics recommends a check-up with an orthodontist no later than age 7. Not only will [...]