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Thinking About Becoming an Orthodontist?

This week we we were happy to welcome a local high school student who will be working part time in our office. She has shown interest in becoming an orthodontist in the future, and wants to jump right in and see first hand what my day to day life is like at Meadows Orthodontics. I… Read more »

We are Opening Our Second Location in Founders Marketplace Soon!

We are excited to be opening our second office in Castle Rock! In addition to our office in the Meadows, Meadows Orthodontics will be open the first week of February in the Founders Marketplace on Ridge Road (near King Soopers). Why are we opening two locations in Castle Rock? Convenience! Starting orthodontic treatment usually means… Read more »

Common Misconceptions about Braces and Invisalign, Part 2.

This is the second part of my article explaining some common misconceptions or myths about braces and Invisalign. These are things that I hear and see on a daily /weekly basis and that patient often misunderstand. When patients come to see me for a consult and are interested in Invisalign treatment, there are differences that… Read more »

Common Misconceptions about Braces and Invisalign (Part 1)

Everyday at Meadows Orthodontics, we explain to our patients how braces and Invisalign work. There are a number of common misconceptions that keep coming up, so I thought I would write an article with a list that addresses these issues. “As an adult, I am too old to get my teeth straight, or my bite… Read more »

A Guide for Halloween Candy and Braces

Halloween is such a fun time for children, with costumes and candy. For kids with braces, it can be tough to judge what candy may harm their braces. I tell my patients that for this night, it is OK to enjoy some treats, but to follow some guidelines. Here is a list of common candies that… Read more »

Deciding what Type of Retainer to Wear

When the time has come to where you have almost completed treatment with  braces (or Invisalign), Dr. Dan will help you decide which retainers will be best for you and your bite. There are three main types of retainers that we offer (four including Invisilign Vivera retainers), and each has distinct advantages that different people… Read more »