Fix Your Child’s Bad Bite and Relieve Their TMJ With the Help of Orthodontics

With school out early for the year, now may be a good time for your child to be evaluated for braces. Braces are often recommended to improve one’s smile (or orofacial appearance) by correcting crooked or crowded teeth. Braces can also fix problems with the bite, including overbites, underbites, incorrect jaw position and disorders of the jaw joints. When Your... read more »

Orthodontics: The Answers to Your Questions Regarding Oral Hygiene With Braces

Do you have questions about oral hygiene with braces? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Ben Frandsen, strongly encourages you to find the answers to your questions quickly. Not knowing everything about oral hygiene with braces can be detrimental. In fact, it can affect your appliance and your entire orthodontic journey. So, please work to find the answers. To help you... read more »

Tips for a Successful Orthodontic Treatment

Do you want to have a successful orthodontic treatment in Orem, Utah? If so, there are things you can do to make your journey as convenient as possible as well as increase your chances of reaching your perfect smile when your complete treatment. Our orthodontist, Dr. Ben Frandsen, is happy to tell you all about the things you can do... read more »

The Components of Braces

Have you recently had braces recommended for your smile? You may be wondering how braces work to straighten your smile. Read on to be enlightened. Brackets Brackets are small squares that are bonded to the front of each tooth or are attached with orthodontic bands. These brackets hold the arch wires that move the teeth to their correct positions. Orthodontic... read more »

Water Flossers: An Effective Way to a Cleaner Smile in Braces

Did you know there is a new and even fun way to clean between your teeth and along the gumline while wearing braces? That’s with the use of a water flosser! Water flossers are high-tech and handy tools that can wash your smile and boost your oral health while you are straightening your pearly whites. To help you know all... read more »

How to Protect Your Braces and Teeth During Treatment

If you are looking to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile, orthodontic treatment may be the right course for you. To achieve the best possible results, it’s important to show your braces proper care and keep them in good shape. We invite you to use the following tips on avoiding damaging foods and maintaining excellent oral hygiene: - While the... read more »

The Link Between Braces and Oral Health

Did you know there is a link between your oral health and orthodontic treatments? People with poor alignment in their teeth and jaw can suffer from serious oral health problems. That is why our orthodontist, Dr. Ben Frandsen with Frandsen Orthodontics in Orem, Utah, is happy to talk to you about your reasons for choosing orthodontic treatments. Braces are a... read more »

Choosing Orthodontics Can Boost Your Smile

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your smile? If so, have you considered orthodontics? Braces offer many benefits to your oral health and the appearance of your smile. Dr. Ben Frandsen here at Frandsen Orthodontics in Orem, Utah, specializes in orthodontics and is happy to give you the details on why orthodontic treatments might be best for you.... read more »

Invisalign®: A Discreet Option for Straightening Teeth and Aligning Your Bite

Millions of teens and adults have successfully straightened crooked or crowded teeth and aligned their bites for a healthier, more attractive smile by turning to the Invisalign® system.   Invisalign is a discreet system that gradually shifts the teeth using predictable, controlled tooth movements. To accomplish this, you will wear clear, removable, plastic aligners for 20-22 hours a day to... read more »

Tips for Keeping Tooth Decay at Bay When You Have Braces

Do you want a successful and convenient orthodontic journey? If so, you should do your best to keep your smile healthy and strong, which means you should work to avoid dental issues like cavities on a regular basis. Sadly, those with braces are prone to tooth decay because thoroughly cleaning the teeth and gums when you have braces can be... read more »