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What causes crooked teeth?

Crooked teeth, more correctly called malocclusions, have reached epidemic proportions in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, approximately 80 percent of American teenagers are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment. Although advances in orthodontic devices and increased availability of such devices explain part of this increase, it still means […]

Year-End Insurance Reminder

Now that October is upon us, Dr. Martine Decambre and our team at Braces For Us wanted to send you a friendly reminder to schedule your orthodontic appointment prior to the end of the year to take full advantage of any flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits that you may have. The end of […]

When is the best age to begin orthodontic treatment?

Most parents know that routine dental care should begin during their child’s toddler years. And many assume they must wait until their child has all of his or her permanent teeth to visit Dr. Martine Decambre for an initial orthodontic consultation. The ideal age for an orthodontic evaluation is age seven. At that age, your […]