The Memphis Braces Blog


Category: Braces for Teens

How Much Do Braces Cost?

By: Dr. Kyle Fagala, DDS, MDS As we close out one year and welcome in another, maybe you're facing 2017 with some orthodontic uncertainty. If you've been told that you or your child could benefit from braces, you probably have many questions and concerns, not the least of which is: just how much do braces cost? Unfortunately, there's no one-price-fits-all answer to that question. Here at Saddle Creek Orthodontics  (and most other orthodontic offices), treatment... Read More
Posted by Kyle Fagala at Sunday, January 1, 2017 | 0 comments
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Braces & Invisalign School Survival Guide

By: Dr. Kyle Fagala, DDS, MDS We're about a month into the 2016 school year, but be honest - you're still a *little* excited to be back, right? New friends, Friday night football, and just the slightest hint of Fall in the air (emphasis on slightest since it's still 90 degrees outside here in Memphis). You've grown accustomed to waking up at 6 in the morning, you've aced your first round of tests, you've learned how to balance 2 sports and... Read More
Posted by Kyle Fagala at Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 35 comments
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Wardrobe Must-Haves for Any Style!

As we dive into September, fall is always on our minds. From counting down the days until #PSL season to unabashedly burning Macintosh apple candles 24/7, the promise of autumn is always welcomed! I have to admit, though, that almost nothing gets us more excited than New York Fashion Week. What’s on the style horizon? What beauty trends will we anticipate? I'm a fashion nerd with no shame! Hi, everyone; it's me, Shelbi! In honor of this year’s NYFW, I've... Read More
Posted by Kyle Fagala at Monday, September 5, 2016 | 35 comments
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ABC's of Braces: All You Need to Know Before Starting Treatment

By: Dr. Kyle Fagala, DDS, MDS The holidays are long gone, and if you’re like me, it’s crazy to think we're already 40 days into 2016. In addition to helping Memphis embrace their new smiles, I’ve spent the last few months attending several professional conferences, speaking at others, and learning from the best in the industry. Thinking about all the topics that get covered each and every day inside an orthodontic practice is astounding. To break down the basics, here are what we... Read More
Posted by Kyle Fagala at Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 321 comments
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What Can I Eat with Braces?

By: Dr. Kyle Fagala, DDS, MDS Between school, sports practices, extracurriculars, homework, and hanging out with friends and family, teens tend to have a lot on their plates. They need healthy (and yummy) meals and snacks to keep them going. When you throw braces into the mix, weekly menus have to change a little bit. But, don't let that discourage you, because there are plenty of braces-friendly substitutes for most of teens' favorite foods . To keep you motivated to eat right... Read More
Posted by Kyle Fagala at Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 197 comments
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