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What Is the Best Age to Visit an Orthodontist?

Your teeth go through a lot in the first 10 years of life! First, your baby teeth come in, they later begin to fall out, and then your permanent teeth start to make their appearance! Visits with your dentist help maintain your oral health by teaching proper brushing and flossing. A first dentist visit is […]

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Why Do Dogs Chew Retainers

We’ve all heard the excuse, or maybe even have said it ourselves, “my dog ate my homework!”. It’s an excuse heard around the world! While that’s a common excuse, another common real-life scenario we often hear all about is dogs chewing up retainers! This is a not-so-fun experience, we know! So, why do dogs chew [...]

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How Do Braces Work?

Modern braces have been around since 1819! The initial idea is still the same, much has changed since they were first invented. While braces have been around for a while there is still some confusion leaving many wondering how do braces work?  What Are Braces Made Of? First, let’s start by talking about what braces […]

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5 Reasons To Choose Invisalign

Have you wanted to straighten your teeth but decided against it because you didn’t want the look of traditional metal braces? You might be a candidate for Invisalign! Invisalign is a series of clear, removable, aligners that are custom fit to your smile. The clear aligners straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets. […]

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Am I Too Old For Braces?

Have you ever wondered if you are too old for braces? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! At Bubon Orthodontics, we believe age is just a number and it’s never too late to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Straightening your teeth isn’t always for aesthetics, your overall oral health can improve as well which is […]

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4 Ways Orthodontics Can Save You Money

Did you know that orthodontics can save you money? Investing in your smile will benefit you in the long run with a straighter, healthier smile. Whether you straighten your teeth with braces or Invisalign, the benefits go beyond the aesthetics of a straight smile. Below are 4 ways orthodontics can save you money! Less Wear and […]

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Why Straight Teeth Matter

47% of people say the first thing they notice about someone is their smile. Having straight teeth goes beyond our smile-obsessed culture, it helps improve your overall oral health. There are many reasons why straight teeth matter!  Health Benefits of Straight Teeth Whether you choose braces or Invisalign, there are major health benefits to improving […]

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Why Children Should See an Orthodontist by 7

Orthodontic treatment plays a very important role in a young child’s oral health and can benefit patients of all ages, especially children. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children should see an orthodontist by 7 years old! You may be wondering why an orthodontic visit around this age is necessary, especially if their smile seems […]

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Join Our Team!

Our Family Is Growing! Bubon Orthodontics means much more than straightening teeth. It means more than giving families the best value for their orthodontic treatment. To us, Bubon Orthodontics means family. We take a holistic approach to the teeth alignment process with the patient's ultimate goals in mind. We are the state's only VIP Diamond+ [...]

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Our Bubon Orthodontics family has grown and to continue providing you with the same high-quality care, we are welcoming a new doctor to our family, Dr. Maylani Evangelista! Dr. Maylani Evangelista is coming to us with over 20 years of experience. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with her Masters of Science degree. She [...]

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What Can Help with Braces Pain?

5 Tips for Braces Pain Relief Braces Pain Relief Knowing what can help with your braces pain will make your journey with braces much easier. At Bubon Orthodontics we know there can be a little discomfort when wearing braces. Braces pain can range from some soreness to mild discomfort. That’s why we’ve compiled these tips […]

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5 Ways To Celebrate Getting Braces Off

We believe every step in the braces journey should be celebrated, from when you first get them glued on to the day you take them off! The day you get your braces off is a major milestone that’s worth celebrating! This is your day. We’re here every step of the way and can’t wait to […]

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Invisalign vs Braces

Invisalign vs Braces: Which Option is Right for You?

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Is Invisalign Right For You?

Align Technology burst into the world of orthodontics in the early 2000s, completely disrupting what we knew as orthodontic treatment. They introduced Invisalign aligners, a product they promised would straighten teeth without metal or clear plastic braces.  Since then, Invisalign has treated over 12 million smiles! The first step in your Invisalign treatment is deciding […]

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Choosing an Orthodontist

When it comes to straightening your teeth there seem to be many options. From direct-to-consumer brands selling the message of straightening your teeth at home, to your general dentist, there are many factors in who you choose to be your orthodontist. Selecting an orthodontist is a big decision, and ensuring you’re getting the best treatment […]

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2022 March Madness

2022 March Madness

Happy March! It's that time of the year - the NCAA March Madness tournament is coming up! At Bubon Orthodontics, we love March Madness! We are excited to announce our 1st annual NCAA bracket challenge! This contest is open to our patients; past, current, future, and their families. Entries are limited to 1 bracket per [...]

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Stages of Braces

Stages of Braces Are you thinking of starting your braces journey? It’s an exciting time, and while you most likely know the basics of treatment, there are different stages of braces. To achieve a healthy, and beautiful smile, treatment involves careful planning and perfectly timed stages of braces.  Stage 1 of Braces – Planning Phase […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Wear Braces With Pride

Getting braces can be an exciting time, however, it can often be associated with pain and restrictions. We want everyone to be excited about starting their braces journey and to be excited about wearing their braces! Check out the 5 ways to help your kids wear braces with pride below.  Keep a Countdown Months can […]

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Phase 1 and Phase 2 Orthodontics

  Two-phase orthodontic treatment is a specialized orthodontic treatment for children. During Phase I treatment we are creating a proper foundation for the jaw to develop and allow for proper eruption of permanent teeth. If overbites, underbites, crossbites, crowded teeth, or late loss of baby teeth occur, we can begin treating this at an early […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children's Dental Health Month At the beginning of each February, the yearly celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month begins. During this month the American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes dental professionals while increasing awareness about pediatric dental hygiene.  First celebrated on February 8th, 1949, National Children’s Dental Health Month became a month-long commemoration in [...]

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