Orthodontic Treatment

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Why Early Orthodontic Treatment Is Essential?

Not every child requires early orthodontic treatment, but there are times when it is essential to ensure permanent teeth come through appropriately. Early orthodontic treatment can lower the chance of problems such as overcrowded teeth, crooked teeth, and cracks. Early orthodontic treatment in Arlington can start as early as seven years of age.  The Importance …

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The Importance Of Early Orthodontic Treatment For Your Children

Our dentists in Arlington recommend that children see an orthodontist at the age of seven. At this point, your orthodontist will evaluate whether your kid requires an early orthodontic treatment or not. Many people ask us the difference between early orthodontic treatment and regular orthodontic treatment, and why should your child require early treatment? & …

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Orthodontic Treatment: Does a Missing Tooth Mean Missing Out?

You’ve decided—now’s the time to talk to Dr. Jed Hildebrand about straighter teeth and a better bite. So what’s holding you back? If you are concerned because you have a missing tooth, don’t let that stop you from making that first appointment. Orthodontists today have many options to help you achieve the benefits of a …

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Orthodontic Myths

Some myths never wear out their welcome. If the Tooth Fairy helps your child transition from baby teeth to adult teeth, more power to her! On the other hand, some myths we can do without. Here are five common misconceptions about orthodontics, and the reality behind the myth. It’s Only Cosmetic If you think orthodontists …

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What is hyperdontia?

When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Hildebrand Orthodontics calls this oral condition “hyperdontia.” Primary teeth are the first set of teeth that erupt in your child’s mouth, typically by the time they …

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Orthodontic Treatment

What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?

We hear this question a lot at Hildebrand Orthodontics, and we don’t mind when patients who are eager to complete their orthodontic treatment ask us. After all, we know there is no better feeling than getting your braces off! During your initial consultation with Dr. Jed Hildebrand, we will map out a specific treatment for …

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How a High-Tech Office Helps Your Orthodontic Treatment

Our office strives to bring you the latest and greatest in orthodontic techniques and technologies. Being on the cutting edge of the industry is important—it ensures you, as our patient, are getting the best orthodontic treatment you possibly can while keeping costs down! The goal of a high-tech office is three fold: to have effective …

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When is the best age to begin orthodontic treatment?

Most parents know that routine dental care should begin during their child’s toddler years. And many assume they must wait until their child has all of his or her permanent teeth to visit Dr. Jed Hildebrand for an initial orthodontic consultation. The ideal age for an orthodontic evaluation is age seven. At that age, your …

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