Halloween Candy And Braces: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Free candy season is finally here! Sure, October is full of lots of other stuff we love, like cool nights, cozy sweaters, and leaves changing color everywhere we look. But let’s be honest—for most of us here at Saddle Creek Orthodontics, it’s all about the costumes and candy. Every year around this time, we start… Read More

Can I Still Be In Band With Braces?

With football season well and truly underway, band is in full swing as well! If you’re a band teen with braces on the horizon, you may be wondering if you’ll still be able to play your instrument once those brackets are placed. While this is a common concern, the good news is that straightening your… Read More

Braces And Mouthguards: What You Need To Know

If you play sports for your school, community, or church, the upcoming season may feature several unknowns. This is especially true if you’ve had braces put on recently!  Even if you’re not sure how things will look in a month or two, it’s always good to know how to keep your braces and mouth safe… Read More

The Truth About Invisalign

We’ve covered Invisalign quite a bit here on the SCO blog. If you’ve been following along, you probably already know that this clear aligner system is the most popular alternative to traditional braces on the market. There’s a good reason for that! These “invisible braces” are an excellent option for teen and adult patients who… Read More

Why Summer Is The Best Time To Start Braces

Did you know that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends all children have their first orthodontic evaluation by around the age of seven? Many parents and caregivers are confused when they learn that early examinations are an important part of maintaining their child’s oral health. After all, kids that age still have developing mouths and… Read More