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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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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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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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Benefits of Summer Orthodontics

Benefits of Summer Orthodontics

Summer is right around the corner! This means it’s almost time to enjoy the warm weather, freedom, and fun summer has in store. Along with all the other activities that come along with summer, it could also be the perfect time to start orthodontic treatment! There are many … benefits of summer orthodontics at Bubon Orthodontics!

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How Braces Work

How Do Braces Work

More than 4 million people in the United States are currently wearing braces, but how many people actually know how braces work?..

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What Is TMJ

What Is TMJ?

TMJ disorders can cause pain in your jaw and in the muscles surrounding the movement of your jaw. We’re here to help…

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Why Flossing is Important

Why Flossing is Important

So, we all know flossing is important, but do you know why? Flossing is important because it can…

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Dos and Donts of Invisalign

Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign

It’s easy and affordable to keep your aligners and smile bright! Below you’ll find a list of Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign…

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What Can You Eat with Braces

What Can You Eat with Braces?

Eating with braces shouldn’t be difficult, it’s important to know which foods you should avoid and which ones you can enjoy…

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How to Care for Your Invisalign Aligners

How to Care for Your Invisalign Aligners

Properly caring for your Invisalign aligners is crucial to your smile journey…

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What is an Invisalign Diamond Plus Provider?

As an Invisalign Diamond Plus provider Bubon Orthodontics has treated over 3,000 Invisalign cases over the years…

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5 Ways Stress Affects Your Oral Health

Stress Affects Your Oral Health

It’s important to take steps to reduce your stress and recognize the warning signs. Below are 5 ways stress affects your oral health…

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Braces Friendly Easter Candy

There are several braces friendly Easter treats! We’ve listed them for you…

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Bubon Orthodontics MVP Club

Bubon Orthodontics MVP Club

As Wisconsin’s #1 Invisalign provider, we understand that orthodontic care can become expensive for big families…

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Voted #1 Orthodontist

We are completely humbled and honored to have earned your respect and trust over the years…

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Childrens Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February means National Children’s Dental Health Month! The American Dental Association (ADA) first celebrated on February 8, 1955!..

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Best and Worst Valentines Candy for Braces

10 Best and Worst Valentine’s Candy for Braces

Valentine’s Day can be tough for those with braces. Take a look at which treats to love and which to dump this Valentine’s Day..

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Invisalign vs Clear Aligners

Invisalign vs Clear Aligners

Is it finally time for you to get the perfect smile you’ve always wanted?..

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Living Life with Invisalign

Living Life with Invisalign

Without proper care at home, your Invisalign aligners won’t work as effectively as they were designed to do..

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New Year New Smile 2021

New Year New Smile

Like every year, a New Year creates new resolutions. Many resolutions include improving overall health to start the new year off on a good foot..

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Braces Fun Facts

Braces Fun Facts

If you are currently in braces or simply curious about orthodontic treatment, there are some fun facts when it comes to straightening your smile!..

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Braces Safe Halloween Candy

Braces Safe Halloween Candy

When you think of Halloween, chances are you think of Halloween candy. It’s okay; we all do..

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What Can I Eat With Braces?

It’s important to follow your orthodontist’s advice about what foods to avoid while in braces. Certain foods can increase the risk of a bracket or wire breaking..

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What Community Involvement Means To Us

What Community Involvement Means To Us

You will often find us in your neighborhood. We love seeing our patients smiling faces in and out of the office, which is why being an active part of our community is a top priority…

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The Importance of Orthodontics

We know that investing in your smile is important. An investment in orthodontic treatment with Bubon Orthodontics is an investment in both your health and self-confidence..

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National Orthodontic Health Month

National Orthodontic Health Month

Happy National Orthodontic Health Month! For most children, October means one thing: Halloween candy. In the world of orthodontics, it’s a month spent embracing beautiful, healthy smiles..

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How to Prevent the Cold and Flu This Season

‘Tis the season for holiday preparation, shopping, baking and lots of get togethers. To help you have a healthy holiday season we have prepared a list of preventative measures to practice..

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Seeing is Believing: Invisalign Faster than Braces?!

In the year 2000, when Align Technology began its commercial production of custom computer-generated clear aligners – the orthodontists of the nation were skeptical..

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“The Cost of Doing Business”: Technology Doesn’t Have to Cost the Consumer

Health care costs in the United States have been rising at a rapid rate for more than a decade now. Dentistry is no exception..

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Don’t Let Your Pre-Tax Dollars Go To Waste

A flexible spending account (FSA) is tax-saving way to set aside funds to pay for any healthcare services not covered by your insurance or even to put toward the balance after insurance in many cases..

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After Your Orthodontist Appointment

Whether you are getting a wire adjustment, having your braces put on or trying on your new Invisalign® aligner, your mouth may feel sensitive after a visit to the orthodontist..

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Holiday Treat Recipes for Orthodontic Braces

The Holidays are here which means family time, holiday activities, baking and eating holiday goodies commences. We have everything on your holiday to-do list right here!..

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New Year. New Smile

With a New Year comes new resolutions. Maybe you would like to have more self-confidence? Or possibly even to smile more is on your list?..

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Bubon Orthodontics: Milwaukee Magazine’s Top Orthodontist

Bubon Orthodontics, a privately-owned practice, has been putting smiles on people’s faces in Southeastern Wisconsin for over 25 years. Dr. Michael Bubon, the founder and majority owner of Bubon Orthodontics, built his business with the hope of making high-quality orthodontic care affordable for everyone..

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Protect Your Childs Smile

Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Child’s Smile

February is National Children’s Dental Health month and to celebrate its importance we’d like to share valuable information to ensure your child has a healthy smile! Did you know children should visit an orthodontist by age seven?..

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Braces-Safe Baking with Bubon Orthodontics

Spending time in the kitchen is something the whole family can enjoy doing together. Experimenting with new recipes can get a little tricky when you have a youngster at home with braces, though! ..

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