The Petrunic Ortho Blog

Orthodontic news, tips and happenings to make you smile.

Does Early Orthodontic Treatment Improve Dental Health?

Does Early Orthodontic Treatment Improve Dental Health?

Will early orthodontic treatment improve your child’s dental health? Dr. Petrunic certainly thinks so! At Petrunic Orthodontics, we see firsthand the profound impact that early treatment makes on kids in Prattville. Early treatment (sometimes called “phase 1 treatment”) sets kids up for success by helping their dental health. Our team takes a proactive approach to Read More

What Are Some Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment for Adults?

What Are Some Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment for Adults?

Curious about orthodontic treatment for adults? Dr. Petrunic and our team provide expert orthodontic care for adult needs in Prattville. You might associate braces with younger faces. But, adult orthodontic care is on the rise. And it’s got a lot more to offer than how you look. Are you considering a subtle alignment correction with Read More

Tips for Having the Best Summer with Braces

Tips for Having the Best Summer with Braces

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, relaxation, and making lasting memories with friends and family. But if you’re one of the many people sporting braces, you might be wondering how to make the most of your summer while keeping your orthodontic treatment on track. Don’t worry – with some extra care, you Read More

When Should You See an Orthodontist for Emergency Care?

When Should You See an Orthodontist for Emergency Care?

If you recently got a new orthodontic appliance, you may wonder what you should do for emergency care. Petrunic Orthodontics is Prattville’s go-to for orthodontic emergencies. Now, the best way to prevent an orthodontic emergency is not to have it in the first place. But, sometimes, things happen. Dr. Petrunic wants you to have the Read More

Should I See a Local Orthodontist for Clear Aligners?

Should I See a Local Orthodontist for Clear Aligners?

Are you interested in starting orthodontic treatment but unsure where to turn? While you could choose to be seen through mail-order care or your family dentist, going to your local orthodontist for clear aligner treatment is the key to a comfortable, straightforward smile journey! Read on to learn what Dr. Petrunic and the Petrunic Orthodontics Read More

Do Dental Check-ups Help Your Orthodontic Treatment?

Do Dental Check-ups Help Your Orthodontic Treatment?

Did you know that dental check-ups help your orthodontic treatment succeed? Dr. Petrunic and our team at Petrunic Orthodontics will happily work with your dentist throughout your time with us to keep your treatment as effective and efficient as possible. Read on to learn more about the difference between orthodontic and dental appointments, as well Read More

How To Maintain Good Oral Health With Orthodontic Treatment

How To Maintain Good Oral Health With Orthodontic Treatment

Starting your smile journey can initially feel intimidating with everything you need to accustom yourself to. However, Petrunic Orthodontics is here to help you adjust and make the process as comfortable and easy as possible. Our team is here to share how to maintain good oral health with orthodontic treatment, including the importance of drinking Read More

Am I Too Old For Braces?

Am I Too Old For Braces?

When inquiring about braces, the amount of information thrown your way can be overwhelming. Petrunic Orthodontics is committed to making your smile journey a straightforward, easy experience. You can count on our team to slow things down for you and answer your burning questions, such as whether or not you can be too old for Read More

Do I Need Dental Insurance to Get Orthodontic Treatment?

Do I Need Dental Insurance to Get Orthodontic Treatment?

Are you curious about the financials behind straightening your teeth? Look no further! Our team at Petrunic Orthodontics is here to answer whether you need dental insurance to get orthodontic treatment, how it can help you, and the average costs of appliances! We understand payment can be a stressor for some patients when considering services, Read More

Get a Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening

Get a Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening

Smiles play a huge role in establishing first impressions! Of course, everyone deserves a grin they are proud to show off, and whitening teeth is just another way of helping you achieve that confidence. At Petrunic Orthodontics, you can receive this cosmetic dental procedure and achieve wonderful results in no time! Our team is here Read More