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FAQs About Braces To Ask Dr. Karpac During Your Consultation Appointment

making braces treatment or Line-M-Up fit within your family's budget at JK Orthodontics

Your braces consultation appointment with Dr. Karpac is an important time to ask any questions that you have!   Around half of American kids wear braces during their childhood or teenage years, and millions of adults are also choosing braces treatment every single year as well. There’s no denying the popularity of braces and invisible […]

The Do’s & Don’ts That All Braces Patients Should Know!

making braces treatment or Line-M-Up fit within your family's budget at JK Orthodontics

Braces patients have A LOT that they need to keep in mind on a daily basis!   It’s always exciting when you’re undergoing your orthodontic transformation toward a beautiful, straight smile that’ll last the rest of your life. However, there are some do’s and don’ts that every braces patient should keep in mind in order […]

Are Braces & Swollen Gums Related?

metal braces are a popular orthodontic treatment option at JK Orthodontics

It’s possible for braces patients to experience swollen gums during the initial stages of their treatment process, so here’s what you should do!   It’s normal for braces patients to experience slight discomfort during the first few days of treatment, and swollen gums just so happen to be one of the most common types of […]

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe For Braces Patients?

charcoal toothpaste isn't a good option for braces patients!

Charcoal toothpaste is very popular these days, but it’s not necessarily the best option for braces patients!   There’s no denying the growing popularity of charcoal toothpaste, and even renowned brands like Crest, Colgate and Burt’s Bees have recently entered into the charcoal toothpaste market. But is this dental hygiene trend worth it for braces […]

10 Things That Braces Patients Should Keep In Mind During The Holidays!

Holiday parties can sometimes be tough on braces patients, so here are some tips to help you or your child get through the Christmas season!   The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that families and friends will be gathering together again at parties for what seems like the first relatively safe winter since the […]

Are Braces A Good Treatment Option For Children Who Grind Their Teeth?

Teeth grinding is a troubling dental health issue, but braces can be a helpful treatment option to combat grinding!   A lot of people aren’t aware that they grind their teeth, particularly while they’re sleeping. Teeth grinding is a very common dental issue among children and even grown adults, and it’s medically referred to as […]

Tips To Prevent White Spots During & After Your Orthodontic Treatment

White spots can sometimes pop up for braces patients during orthodontic treatment, so here are our tips to avoid them!   It’s always a huge bummer when a patient comes in to get their braces removed, and then looks in the mirror to see white spots on their new smile. Every patient puts in so […]

Back-To-School Tips For Braces & Line-M-Up™ Patients

ceramic braces are a discreet type of orthodontic treatment

It’s that time of year again for teens to head back into the classroom, so here are our tips for braces and Line-M-Up™ students to keep in mind this fall!   The new school year is here, which means both parents and students are getting back in the swing of things as summer vacation comes […]

The Six Most Common Misconceptions About Braces

Although braces are very popular, there are some misconceptions about them that should be cleared up! If you want to straighten you or your child’s teeth, then orthodontic treatment like braces is the way to go. Although there are some great alternatives nowadays like invisible aligners, braces are still a great option for everyone. Sadly, […]

Why Do Braces Need To Be Adjusted?

Every braces patient needs to have adjustment appointments with Dr. Karpac, and here’s why!   A lot of braces patients wonder why adjustment appointments are so important during their treatment process, because after all, aren’t braces supposed to be what makes your teeth automatically straight? Well, the truth is that all braces need to be […]