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Orthodontic Treatment For Adults
Orthodontic Treatment For Adults
07/27/2018

At South Texas Orthodontics, our orthodontic team has the amazing opportunity to meet new adult patients every single day! With the advancement of orthodontic technology making treatments more discreet, our staff couldn’t be happier to see more adults than ever before visiting our offices in San Antonio and Schertz for orthodontic consultations. South Texas Orthodontics firmly believes that it’s never too late to achieve a beautiful, healthy smile!

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How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners
How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners
06/29/2018

Invisalign is a great option for orthodontic treatment. The aligners are practically invisible, they’re removable, and best of all, and you can eat any foods that you want. However, to get the most out of your experience with Invisalign, you have to take good care of your aligners and make sure you clean them properly. The South Texas Orthodontics team has created a comprehensive list of the biggest do’s and don’ts when it comes to taking care of and cleaning your Invisalign aligners.

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Early Orthodontic Treatment
Early Orthodontic Treatment
05/28/2018

It’s never too late to begin orthodontic treatment. But when it comes to your child’s teeth, earlier is better than later. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends an initial screening at age seven to determine if early orthodontic treatment is right for your child. In most cases, if orthodontic work is not needed, your child’s orthodontist will simply monitor his or her dental growth patterns until the best time for treatment is determined.

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Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction
04/30/2018

Your third molars are more commonly called "wisdom teeth." Usually appearing in the late teens or early twenties, wisdom teeth often lack the proper space in the jaw to erupt fully or even at all. This common condition is called impaction.

When teeth lack the space to come through, or simply develop in the wrong place of your jaw and become impacted, problems arise. Thus, it becomes necessary to extract them. Never fear. Wisdom tooth extraction is a relatively common procedure, performed on some five million patients every year.

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Seven Myths about Orthodontic Treatment
Seven Myths about Orthodontic Treatment
03/31/2018

South Texas Orthodontics is committed to bringing you the latest in orthodontic treatment, technologies, and information. We utilize our blog as a means to help our patients understand vital orthodontic treatment, oral, and dental topics. This month, we would like to highlight a great piece from the American Association of Orthodontists that debunks and explains seven myths about orthodontic treatment. Read the piece in full on our blog below, or view it here on the AAO website:

American Association of Orthodontists – Orthodontic Treatment Article

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Testimonial 1

“I highly recommend South Texas Orthodontics! The staff is always friendly, quick and professional. Thank you for your great customer service.”

~ Daisy A.

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Testimonial 2

“I LOVE this place! As an adult getting braces, I was unsure what to expect. My teeth look amazing and I owe it all to Dr. B and his awesome staff!”

~ Cassandra A.

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Testimonial 3

“My 11-year-old and I have consistently had a wonderful experience with South Texas Orthodontics. Dr. Jackson is calm, professional and very pleasant to work with. The front desk staff is attentive and always engaging. We will be starting our 2nd phase of braces soon and are confident that it will go just as well as the first time. I would highly recommend this practice for all your ortho needs!”

~ Gloria S

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Testimonial 4

“This is my 2nd time getting braces here! Love the doctors and staff! They are great at getting you in for last minute appointments and working with your schedule. They really care! Love this place!”

~ Gena S.

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Testimonial 5

“Our experience at South Texas Orthodontics has been wonderful! The staff were helpful, knowledgeable and now our daughter has a beautiful smile to show for it. I recommend this office and Dr. Bruchmiller to anyone needing braces/orthodontic work.”

~ Jared and Mylia R.

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Testimonial 6

“My son, daughter and I all got our braces done here with Dr. Jackson. Glad I went with Dr. Jackson! Everyone here is personable and makes you feel comfortable, even if you get a different assistant every time. Dr. Jackson explains to you what needs to be done and how she's going to do it to get the results that need to be achieved. I wouldn't go anywhere else!”

~ Michele G.

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