The Petrunic Ortho Blog

Orthodontic news, tips and happenings to make you smile.

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3 Questions To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

Here at Petrunic Orthodontics, we want our patients to feel informed and empowered from their first appointment to the last. After all, choosing to improve your oral health with orthodontic treatment is a big decision! As an educated patient, you’ll know that your smile is too important to trust to anything less than an experienced Read More

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Debunking Myths About Braces For Adults

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, many people tend to think of teenagers, but in reality, orthodontics has a multitude of benefits for patients of all ages – including adults! In fact, about 1 in every 5 current orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. If you’ve spent years feeling unsatisfied with how your Read More

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Are Clear Aligners Worth It?

For many people, the idea of orthodontic treatment makes them think of one thing: metal braces. For a long time, braces were the only option available for straightening teeth and improving oral health. While today’s braces have undergone a major transformation, and are now more comfortable, effective, and lightweight than previous designs, many patients are Read More

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile

Leave A Lasting Impression With A Beautiful Smile

You may not know it, but your smile is one of your most important features. Not only is it the first thing people notice when they meet you, it’s also what they tend to remember about you before anything else! There have actually been several studies done over the years that show how an attractive Read More

Am I too old for braces?

Am I Too Old For Braces?

If you tend to associate orthodontics with teens in braces, you’re not alone. While adolescence is a common time to begin treatment, the truth is that more adults than ever are looking to improve their smile by correcting issues they’ve been struggling with for years. In fact, adults currently make up about 20% of all Read More

Benefits Of An Orthodontist vs. Smile Direct Club

Benefits Of An Orthodontist vs. Smile Direct Club

In today’s world, almost anything we need can be delivered in a day or two with just the click of a button. Although this kind of quick service is incredibly convenient, it’s also come with some unintended side effects. We’ve all grown accustomed to wanting the fastest, cheapest, and easiest methods for everything, and in Read More

Touch-Up Treatment For Orthodontic Relapse

Touch-Up Treatment For Orthodontic Relapse

Choosing orthodontic treatment is a big decision, and one of the most important investments you can make in your oral health. Seeing all your hard work and dedication pay off in the form of a beautiful smile is an incredible feeling, and once your treatment is complete, you have every intention of wearing your retainer Read More

All About Invisalign

All About Invisalign

Modern orthodontics has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years, thanks in large part to the incredible advances technology has made. By combining the latest techniques with state-of-the-art equipment, we’re able to offer patients multiple treatment options that are more comfortable and efficient than ever before. The innovative Invisalign clear aligner system is Read More

Why Your Child Should See An Orthodontist By Age 7

Why Your Child Should See An Orthodontist By Age 7

When it comes to orthodontics, many people still think of teens in braces before anything else. However, patients of all ages can benefit from orthodontic care, including children! Although treatment in the teen years is indeed popular, early orthodontic evaluations are important, too. So important, in fact, that it’s why the American Association of Orthodontists Read More

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Your First Visit

Making the decision to pursue orthodontic treatment is a big step. It’s exciting knowing that you’re setting out on a journey to improve your oral health and straighten your smile, but it can also feel a little overwhelming. In the beginning stages when you don’t know much about the orthodontic process, you may not be Read More