Celebrate your Dental Health!

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! Each February the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. This is to raise awareness for the importance of oral health for kids. Developing good dental habits at an early age and scheduling regular visits with your dentist helps young patients develop the healthy habits needed to [...]

Celebrate your Dental Health!2019-08-16T18:05:31+00:00

Benefits of Orthodontics

Orthodontics: Benefits of a Beautiful Smile Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth to provide a beautiful smile. Take a look at some of the benefits orthodontic treatment. Decrease Cavities Misaligned teeth can cause serious crowding, making it difficult to efficiently clean the entire surface of every tooth. Patients with crowded teeth tend to have [...]

Benefits of Orthodontics2018-05-10T19:01:19+00:00

Invisalign Teen

Invisalign® Teen Invisalign Teen can help you get a beautiful, straight smile without the look of traditional metal braces. At Hanis & Stevenson Orthodontics, we proudly offer a free initial consultation to determine if Invisalign Teen is right for you. Why Invisalign Teen? Our patients love Invisalign Teen for its subtle, barely-there look and comfortable [...]

Invisalign Teen2018-05-10T19:02:06+00:00

Braces Alternative

Invisalign® vs. Braces Invisalign vs. braces: which one is right for you? This is a difficult question to answer without an appointment because every patient’s case is different. If you have severe orthodontic issues, braces may be the better option. However, both braces and Invisalign can treat crowded teeth, large gaps or spaces between the [...]

Braces Alternative2018-05-10T19:00:24+00:00

FAQs About Invisalign

Invisalign® FAQs Invisalign is the perfect choice for patients who want to subtly adjust their smiles without brackets and wires. If you’re considering Invisalign or are already a patient, check out the FAQs below for answers to some common questions about Invisalign. How does it work? At Hanis & Stevenson Orthodontics, we will create a [...]

FAQs About Invisalign2018-05-10T19:09:04+00:00

Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies

Orthodontic emergencies can happen without warning. To avoid them, remember: Avoid chewy, crunchy, sticky, and hard foods that can damage your braces Wear a mouthguard while playing sports to keep your braces in place Brush in small, circular motions with a soft-bristle toothbrush Floss gently around the archwire and up and down along the front [...]

Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies2017-09-06T15:36:10+00:00

How Does Invisalign® Work?

At Hanis & Stevenson Orthodontics, we proudly provide Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen®. These clear braces options don’t use brackets and wires, making them perfect for those who prefer a more subtle treatment. How does Invisalign ® work? At your appointment, we’ll make a set of aligners customized to your teeth using 3D computer imaging technology. You’ll [...]

How Does Invisalign® Work?2017-09-06T18:10:57+00:00

When Should My Child Get Braces?

Many parents wonder how old a child should be before they get braces. The truth is, there is no right or wrong age—it depends on the child. However, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child should receive an orthodontic screening by the age of 7. Most often, our orthodontic treatments at Hanis & [...]

When Should My Child Get Braces?2016-11-10T15:52:52+00:00

What is a Board Certified Orthodontist?

What is a Board Certified Orthodontist? Drs. Hanis and Stevenson are Board Certified Orthodontists, also called Diplomates. You might be wondering what that means and why it matters. Orthodontist First of all, did you know that all orthodontists are dentists? That's right! An orthodontist is a dentist who continued on in educational training to specialize [...]

What is a Board Certified Orthodontist?2017-05-10T22:34:44+00:00