Welcome to the Jennings Orthodontics blog! We strive to provide the most current information about dental and orthodontic health. We subscribe to the notion that informed patients are happy patients, and this is the place to come to stay informed. We periodically post information on the blog about news and events happening within our practice. We also share educational articles about orthodontic topics that are important to patients and parents.

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7 Signs that You Might Need Orthodontics

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If you have noticed one or more of the following dental conditions or bite abnormalities, then it might be time to talk to a Mt. Washington orthodontist about braces. Perhaps you have been concerned about the health of your teeth, a jaw joint problem, or the attractiveness of your smile. Have you wondered if braces […]

Orthodontic Treatment in 6 Basic Steps

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If braces, brackets, headgear, and Hawley appliances sound like a foreign language to you, then it’s easy to feel overwhelmed about walking into the orthodontist’s office. The truth is, according to a leading Mt. Washington orthodontist, there are only about 6 basic steps in the journey towards a straighter smile. The Initial Exam The first […]

Keep Your General Dentist and Orthodontist in the Loop

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If your general dentist doesn’t do braces, and you need to have your teeth straightened, then your dentist will likely refer you to an orthodontist in the Mt. Washington area for expert care. In most cases, the dentist will provide you with a referral card and advise you to contact the orthodontist to arrange your […]

10 Smart Questions for Your Orthodontist

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If you are thinking about getting braces, you can do yourself a favor by making sure to do your homework early. While there may be lots of orthodontists in Mt. Washington and the surrounding areas, there may only be a few that are truly right for you. The best way to sort through the list […]

6 Ways to Relieve Orthodontic Pain

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After having your braces tightened by a Mt. Washington orthodontist, you can expect your teeth and gums to be noticeably sensitive for a short period of time. The discomfort should only be temporary, but there is no need to suffer at all. To manage the tenderness and increase your comfort, the orthodontist suggests one or […]

Orthodontists Agree There’s No Such Thing as Old-Fashioned Braces

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Braces have been trusted as an effective method of improving oral health since the earliest days of modern dentistry. Each year, thousands of children and adults in Mt. Washington turn to local orthodontists in hopes of getting smiles that are straighter and more functional. Unfortunately, most are deterred by the idea of ‘old-fashioned’ braces. Guess […]

Jennings Orthodontics Answers a Question about Treatment Time

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How Long Will I Have Braces? This is one of the most common questions we receive at Jennings Orthodontics. It’s natural to want to plan ahead and know when you can expect the beautiful smile you want! The answer varies for every patient, depending on their specific needs and how well they care for their […]

Tips and Tricks for a Clean Invisalign Smile

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It’s easy to understand why so many people love Invisalign. Of course, it’s comfortable, practically invisible, and effective for most orthodontic issues. And yes, it’s an affordable orthodontic choice. But, one of the greatest benefits is that you can take the aligners out for eating, brushing, flossing, playing sports or playing instruments. They are also […]

How to Choose an Orthodontist

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Whether you live in the Mt. Washington area or the Louisville, KY area, searching for the perfect orthodontist can be a challenging task. Orthodontic treatments can last for several months or several years, and you’ll want to choose an orthodontist with whom you can build a long-term relationship. Finding an orthodontist who meets most or […]

Invisalign Delivers Clear Benefits

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Whether you need braces for the first time or you want to fine-tune some dental shifting that’s occurred following ortho treatment at a younger age, you’re in luck. Your options for treatment may have been limited in the past. Today, though, you’ve got choices. One option rises to the top with older teens and adults: […]

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