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With fall just around the corner, there’s no shortage of sports to keep you busy if you are active in athletics. From football’s Friday night lights to Saturday morning soccer games, autumn is one of the best times of the year for sports fans and players alike! However, if you’re an athlete with braces on the horizon, you may find yourself fretting about this keeping you stuck on the sidelines. This is a very common
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We still have about a month before summer officially ends, but it’s already that time again: early mornings, brand new backpacks, and school supply lists that seem to get longer every year. Getting back into the swing of a new school year can be exciting for kids (and parents, too!) It’s fun to catch up with friends, meet new teachers, and explore interesting subjects. For children or teens who have recently had braces put on,
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Braces For Adults

Posted by Dr. Allen Langford on July 31, 2018
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When you think about orthodontics, you probably have a particular image that comes to mind, one of a teenager in metal braces or some variation on that. It’s a common misconception that orthodontic treatment is solely the purview of teens, but in recent years there’s been a shift in the way society views orthodontics, with more people realizing the effect oral health can have on our health in general. Orthodontists are now treating more adults
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After a winter that seemed to last forever (and a nonexistent spring), summer is finally here and in full swing! Now that we are done with cold morning and surprise snows, we can kick back, relax, and enjoy these school-free days. Some of us are planners who have packed a million small adventures into the next couple of months, and some of us plan on doing nothing but laying by the pool and working on
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First Orthodontic Visit

Posted by Dr. Allen Langford on May 31, 2018
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When it comes to an orthodontic treatment, it’s all about the timing. You or your child might not be ready for treatment. That’s why we want to examine your teeth and bite, so we can better understand your needs. At Langford Orthodontics our goal is making sure all your visits with us are pleasant and informative. Your first appointment will consist of an examination and a discussion of potential treatment options. This important visit addresses
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Two-Phase Treatment

Posted by Dr. Allen Langford on May 31, 2018
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A good-looking smile takes a lot of work. After an orthodontic evaluation, Dr. Langford may talk to you and your child about two-phase treatment. Many people are unaware of this treatment and may feel intimidated by it, there’s so no need to feel alone. Langford Orthodontics is here to put you at ease and give your child the healthiest smile possible. Two-phase treatment is straightforward and nowhere near as daunting as it sounds. It’s a
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If you have been considering braces for yourself or your child, then you may be wondering if you can just have your general dentist perform the procedure, or if you will need to see an orthodontist. Perhaps you are wondering what an orthodontist might have to offer you that your dentist does not, or you are unsure of the differences between the two. There are many valid reasons to consult with an orthodontist when contemplating
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If you or your child are currently in braces, you have probably learned quite a bit about your teeth, and about orthodontics in general, throughout the course of your treatment with Langford Orthodontics. But there is one related subject that you might be lacking in knowledge on: wisdom teeth. Though they may not be an obvious choice of orthodontic discussion, your wisdom teeth can play a part in your overall oral health, and it is
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So you are getting braces to create that smile of your dreams, and now it is time for choosing colors. This can be one of the most exciting parts of an appointment, but we understand that it has the potential to be a little stressful for someone who is new to the process. We have heard hundreds of questions over the years such as, “Which colors look best?” “Are there certain colors to avoid?” “What
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Orthodontic treatment of any kind takes patience and dedication on your part, and it is such a liberating feeling when the day finally comes for your braces to come off! In all the excitement, though, it can be easy to forget that you have got a little bit further to go on your orthodontic journey. As a Langford Orthodontics patient, you have probably spent enough time around the office to hear us talk about retainers