Get A Great New Smile For 2016

This year, Bovenizer Orthodontics renews their New Year’s resolution to make sure all their patients wearing braces and Invisalign, along with their families, receive the best quality orthodontic care and customer service available in the Cary NC area. This includes connecting you with the chatter from the American Association of Orthodontics and actual orthodontic patients who completed treatment. In the videos below, they discuss how orthodontic treatment affected their lives. (more…)

10 Orthodontic Friendly Stocking Stuffers

stocking stuffer ideasThe holiday season is upon us again. Where did the year go? At Bovenizer Orthodontics we would like to share some stocking stuffer ideas to consider for patients of all ages wearing braces. Instead of candy and sweets that can bend wires and knock off brackets during holiday festivities, give something more suitable to make your season bright. (more…)

Orthodontic Treatment As A Rite Of Passage

Yearbook photo with bracesEver thought about why you don’t see many seniors with braces in high school yearbooks today? Look at yearbook or prom pictures from the 1960s or '70s and you'll see many “tin grins”. You don’t often see that today. Why? Kids today undergo orthodontic care at a much earlier age in Cary NC and treatment is usually completed before their junior year when most yearbook and prom photos are taken. Some patients, with special problems, begin orthodontic treatment as early as age 7 or younger. The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends that all children receive an orthodontic evaluation by age 7. This is when the permanent teeth begin to erupt and most orthodontic problems become apparent to general dentists and parents. If orthodontic treatment is indicated, the optimum time to determine the best course of treatment and timing to begin is when the teeth and jaws are still growing. (more…)

Be Cautious When Choosing A Provider Of Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Today’s adults have a greater awareness that teeth can last a lifetime. They live longer and are taking better care of their teeth, as reported by a survey released by the National Institute of Dental Research. It stated that the rate of missing teeth among people ages 55 to 64 dropped 60 percent since 1960. Millions of adults have undergone orthodontic treatment in the U.S. and Canada and it is estimated that there are over a million adults looking forward to improving their dental health and smiles. Beware of Moonlighting Orthodontists http://Costly%20smile (more…)

5 Tips For A Safe Halloween Wearing Braces

Halloween is a fun time of year for kids of all ages… but it can be a “nightmare” waiting to happen if patients are damaging appliances when eating the wrong treats. Watch this video put out a few years ago by the American Association of Orthodontics with additional “Halloween Brace Tips” for consumers that still very much apply today! At Bovenizer Orthodontics we love Halloween!! However, we feel it is important to educate parents and patients of the potential problems that can occur if orthodontic patients don’t pay attention to our foods to avoid list. All we ask is you make smart choices when choosing the candy you choose to eat. (more…)

Traveling With Invisalign – Are You Prepared?

Traveling with InvisalignAt Bovenizer Orthodontics, some teens and adults opt for Invisalign, the “braceless” alternative to traditional braces to straighten teeth. What would you do if something happened to your Invisalign aligners while you were out of town? What if an aligner breaks, is left behind at a restaurant while eating, or you lost your purse or luggage with your aligners inside? Here are some tips for Invisalign patients on what to do if you are out of town and something happens to your aligners! (more…)

Start Your Orthodontic Treatment Today!

Get the process started today and schedule a FREE initial consultation with Dr. Bovenizer and Dr. Baker.

During the consultation, one will meet with you to discuss your treatment goals and the most effective orthodontic options to provide you with a smile that will last a lifetime. We proudly serve patients in the Cary, Apex, Morrisville, and Raleigh, NC areas. Give us a call today at (919) 303-4557. We look forward to hearing from you!