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Orthodontist of Newark, Ohio Dispels Myths About Orthodontic Treatments

January 15, 2018

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pretty woman smiling with bracesMyths and misconceptions can easily develop. A story is told to a group of people, and they go on to forward the message, maybe embellishing a little here and there. Before you know it, the original theme has been completely altered or lost. Unfortunately, this happens in every walk of life. With that said, there are also misconceptions about orthodontic treatment that need to be put to bed. Thankfully, your orthodontist of Newark, Ohio has some information to help clear any confusion.


Get Straight Teeth with Your Orthodontist in Newark, Ohio

January 5, 2018

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pretty woman smiling wearing bracesIf you could turn back the hands of time, you’d have taken action to correct your misaligned teeth years ago, so you’ve spent a great deal of your adult life feeling regretful. You’ve also come to accept the current condition of your teeth as permanent, despite the fact that you’ve wanted for so long to improve your look and self-confidence. But your orthodontist in Newark, Ohio says don’t throw the towel in because you too can still get the smile of your dreams. Read on to learn more about why orthodontics is just as important for you now as it was when you were younger.


Stay Proactive With A Children’s Orthodontist in Heath, OH

December 28, 2017

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A smiling girl with braces. As your child gets older, they can experience several changes in their body. This includes everything from their height to their voice, but did you ever consider how their teeth may come in crooked as they approach 7 years old? You’ve heard you should take your child to dentists as soon as they grow their first tooth, but taking them to a children’s orthodontist at 7 is news to you.

There are several reasons your orthodontist wants to schedule checkup. Today, we’ll break them down so you and your child understand the important of starting early.


Orthodontist in Newark, OH on 5 Holiday Foods to Avoid

December 19, 2017

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close-up of a smile with bracesWe are looking forward to a warm and happy holiday season here at our practice, and we hope you are, too! Delicious treats abound this time of year — but if you or your child have braces, you will want to look out for some of the dangerous holiday foods to stay safe from broken wires and popped off braces. Keep reading to find out what your orthodontist in Newark, OH says to stay away from this time of year (and until your braces come off)!


Why There are 2 Phases of Orthodontic Care

November 12, 2017

young boy with bracesIn recent years, early orthodontics have taken off, and you’re likely to see more and more young kids with braces or retainers. Many parents ask us about two phase orthodontic treatment, but easily the most frequently asked question about two phase orthodontics is, “Does my child need this treatment?” The answer is maybe. Keep reading to find out more about two phase orthodontic treatments and when to consider scheduling a consultation for your child.

Welcome to Wigal Orthodontics!

November 1, 2017

teen girl with bracesWelcome to the Wigal Orthodontics blog! Our caring orthodontists and skilled team love helping patients of all ages achieve straighter, healthier smiles they’ll feel confident sharing on any occasion. If you’re new to Heath, Mt. Vernon, or our surrounding communities, we hope you’ll consider consulting with our team about all of your orthodontic needs. You can find out more about the field of orthodontics or the latest events in our office, come back regularly to read our blog. If you’re looking for a skilled local orthodontist, call our office to schedule your consultation appointment today.