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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Damage Control for a Broken Braces Bracket

A common orthodontic emergency is a broken braces bracket. Brackets often become damaged because they are fragile and can become damaged from several things, including: - Eating foods that can be damaging to braces - An injury to the mouth - Brushing teeth too vigorously or incorrectly in some way... Read more »

Healthy Gums Help Reduce Any Discomfort After a Braces Adjustment

The new orthodontic braces installed in your mouth by Dr. Ben Frandsen and his team of orthodontic specialists represents a functional system capable of correcting the alignment of your teeth. This is accomplished through a gradual process of adjustments, where the orthodontic components are tightened. Each of these appointments will... Read more »