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Does Your Child Need Jaw Surgery to Correct Their Bite?

One of the more involved things that I do as an orthodontist is to give parents guidance and advice if we have identified something in the cranial facial growth of their child that indicates that they may benefit from a surgical procedure in addition to traditional orthodontics. Some parents are familiar with these procedures if… Read more »

Say “Hi” To Some Of Meadows Orthodontics’ New Technology!

There is so much new and exciting technology available in the field of orthodontics, and I like to share with our patients and the community when we invest in something that makes their treatment more comfortable, more efficient, safer, or increases the quality of their experience or their end result. Below are two pieces of… Read more »

We Are So Happy To Welcome Our New Daughter!

As most of our patients and their families are aware, our family has been preparing for the addition of our fourth child this spring. I would like to thank all of you for being flexible the past several weeks as Julie and I have flown to China to meet her and finalize the adoption process! … Read more »

What is an Orthodontic Technician, and Why are They Special?

We are so lucky at Meadows orthodontics to have such great technicians, which are also called orthodontic assistants. The vast majority of orthodontic offices employ these professionals, who perform a large variety of tasks every day. They wear so many hats in our office, and our patients often become very close and form great relationships… Read more »

Have a Merry Christmas, from Meadows Orthodontics

From all of us here at Meadows Orthodontics, I would like to wish the Castle Rock community a wonderful Christmas season. We really enjoy this time of year in our office, and we have several traditions that we continue to carry on in both our Meadows, and Founders/Terrain locations. The first is that we continue… Read more »

Are bonded retainers good for my teeth after braces?

Sometimes while I am surfing the web, I will check what is “floating around” the internet regarding orthodontic topics. I talk to my patients often about retainer options when their braces are removed, and I was surprised to see the amount of information and discussions out there regarding bonded retainers – small wires that are… Read more »

What works best to keep teeth clean while wearing braces?

A questions that I am often asked by patients and their parents is, “What works best to keep teeth clean while wearing braces?”  My reply is “whatever works best for you as an individual”.  Many patients do really well with traditional toothbrushes, while others respond really well with to electric brushes. There are also many… Read more »