Is Your Child Scared Of Braces?

Is Your Child Scared Of Braces?

As a parent, it can be difficult to sit your child down and tell them they need braces. After all, it’s a pretty big change and we all know how scary changes can be! It’s natural for your child to be nervous about embarking on such an important journey. If they’re feeling less than enthusiastic Read More

How Mouthguards Can Protect Your Braces

How Mouthguards Can Protect Your Braces

Here at Dillehay Orthodontics, one of our favorite parts of fall is sports! Between football, fall ball, and soccer season, it seems like there’s always a game on somewhere. We also treat quite a few patients who are active in sports at school or within the community. Because of this, we’re often asked if braces Read More

The 5 Best Foods For Braces Dillehay assistant explaining to patient

The 5 Best Foods For Braces

When you take the first step towards achieving a straighter smile with Dillehay Orthodontics, it can be really exciting. Investing in your oral health is a big decision, one that you’ll always be glad you made. However, orthodontic treatment often means making quite a few changes in your life. When you’re looking at the big Read More

Dr. Dillehay working on a patient's teeth

ABC’s Of Braces: All You Need To Know Before Starting Treatment

In recent years, we’ve seen a number of new technologies and treatment methods emerge in the orthodontics field. As impressive and efficient as they are, traditional braces are still one of the best tools we have when it comes to creating straighter, healthier smiles for patients of all ages. Today’s braces are a far cry Read More

Dillehay assistants working on a patient's teeth

Orthodontic Care: No Referral Necessary

When it comes to seeing any sort of specialist these days, you often have to navigate a whole referral process before you can make an appointment. If you’ve been contemplating orthodontic care for your child recently, you may be wondering if you’ll have to jump through any hoops to get a referral from their dentist Read More

Assistants with a young patient

The Top 5 Things Moms Need To Know About Orthodontics

As a mom, your skills are in constant demand. Whether you’re acting as a cook, chauffeur, storyteller, accountant, or event planner, your family depends on you to keep life at home functioning smoothly. We salute your ability to balance work, school, and extracurriculars so effectively! But wouldn’t it be nice to take a backseat every Read More

Dr. Dillehay with adult patient

Nutrition and Oral Health

It’s no secret that eating a balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health. From an early age, we learn from our parents, doctors, and teachers that what we eat and drink plays a big role in how our bodies function. What you may not know, however, is that what you choose to Read More

Dr. Dillehay with an adult patient

Braces For Adults With Crowns, Fillings, And Dental Implants

Braces for adults are becoming increasingly popular. In fact, as many as 1 in every 3 current orthodontic patients is over the age of eighteen! Orthodontic treatment can benefit patients of all ages, but if you’re an adult contemplating braces, you may be wondering if they are compatible with previous dental treatments you already have Read More

Dr. J.K. and patient

What Can I Eat With Braces?

When you choose orthodontic treatment with Dillehay Orthodontics, it can be really exciting! After all, you’re taking the first step towards improving your oral health and achieving the straight smile you’ve always wanted. However, orthodontic treatment also comes with quite a few changes. Many of these are relatively small, but some can take a little Read More

Dillehay Dr with young patient

First Orthodontic Visit

Here at Dillehay Orthodontics, we know that embarking on a new adventure like orthodontic treatment is a big decision. We’ve worked hard to create a welcoming environment where you’ll feel at ease from the moment you walk in the door! As exciting as it is, the unknown can be a little scary sometimes. We want Read More