Posts Categorized: Blog

How to navigate an orthodontic consult:

If you’re getting ready to call an orthodontist, you might have some questions about how the process works.  Here is a step-by-step guide for you from Meadows Orthodontics in Castle Rock, Colorado (located next to Einstein Bagels): 1.  RESEARCH FIRST!  Before calling an orthodontist that you’re interested in, be sure and research them online. –… Read more »

Avoiding Staining on Teeth While in Braces

The big day has finally arrived!  Both you and your orthodontist have worked hard to make a beautiful smile, with perfectly straight teeth.  It’s time to have your braces removed!  This is usually an extremely happy day with a reason to celebrate! When some people have their braces removed, however, white spots that look like… Read more »

Why are so many eight-year-olds in braces these days?

ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN One of the most commonly asked questions about orthodontics in the Castle Rock community is…                       “Why do I see so many eight-year-olds in braces these days? An excellent article published by the Wall Street Journal discusses the pros and cons. To summarize the article, early or “two phase” treatment is… Read more »

Advice on entering the Dental/Orthodontic Profession

Have you or your child ever thought about becoming a dentist or orthodontist?  Throughout my years of practicing as both a general dentist and an orthodontist, many patients have expressed an interest in knowing more about my profession.  I thought that I’d write a blog letting readers know more about this fantastic career. My first… Read more »

From Where I Sit

Watching Dan Rejman become an orthodontist It has been a privilege watching Dan Rejman become an orthodontist. I was 15 when I met him and I knew from the start that there was something really special about him.  He always stood out in a crowd, whether it was because of his practical jokes, unusually strong… Read more »