Busting The Top 10 Myths About Braces

Are braces on the books for you in 2022? It’s normal to feel a little nervous about what’s to come, especially if you’ve heard some of the myths and rumors that surround the treatment process. We’re here to set the record straight! Like anything new in life, braces do require a period of adjustment, but… Read More

The Best Things To Do In Memphis This Holiday Season

The holidays have a way of making your town feel a little bit magical. While that’s probably true for everywhere, Memphis really is something special this time of year! There’s something for everyone—you might even say for kids from 1 to 92—so the SCO team has put together a quick list of some of our… Read More

Top 5 Tips For Surviving Your First Week In Braces

Here at Saddle Creek Orthodontics, we frequently hear from patients who are worried that getting braces will be painful. Fortunately, it doesn’t hurt at all when braces are being put on, so there’s no reason to be anxious about the initial placement appointment. However, there may be a bit of soreness once the wire and… Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Retainers

When it comes to straightening your smile, two separate phases are involved: the active and retention phases. You’re in the active phase of orthodontic treatment when you have braces on or are using clear aligners to move the teeth. The retention phase begins once the braces are off or you’ve used your last aligner. Each… Read More

5 Fun Fall Activities in Memphis

Fall is in the air! Okay, Memphis might still be hitting 90 degrees most days, but there are definitely more leaves on the ground than there were last week, and our early mornings are blessedly free from humidity. The next couple of months are also some of our most beautiful, making this the perfect time… Read More