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“Can Kids Get Invisalign?” And Other Important Invisalign Questions

What age do you have to be to get Invisalign? How old is too old for Invisalign? Can kids get ...
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What Kind of Teeth Can Invisalign Fix (and Not Fix)?

Are you looking into Invisalign and wondering what it can and can’t fix? Get answers to questions like “will Invisalign ...
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The Best Ways to Overcome Gingivitis with Braces

Do you have braces and swollen gums? Gingivitis with braces is common. Learn about how to keep your gums from ...
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Should I Go to an Orthodontist or Dentist for Invisalign?

There’s no shortcut to straight, healthy teeth. The key to straighter teeth is time and professional help.  Are you looking ...
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How Much Does Invisalign Cost and Other Common FAQ’s

How Much Does Invisalign Cost and Other Common FAQ’s

Upon its debut in the late 1990s, Invisalign quickly became a popular alternative to traditional braces, revolutionizing orthodontic treatment. Although ...
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Invisalign Q&A with Dr. Bates

Invisalign Q&A with Dr. Bates

If you’ve been following along on our social media channels, you might have heard that Dr. Bates recently started his ...
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Lightforce Orthodontics – The Future of Braces Has Arrived

Lightforce Orthodontics – The Future of Braces Has Arrived

We are always on the lookout to improve our patients’ experience at Bates Orthodontics and are excited to announce that ...
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Do I Need to Wear My Retainer Forever?

Do I Need to Wear My Retainer Forever?

First and foremost, congratulations on getting your braces removed! The months or even years in traditional braces or Invisalign has ...
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The Differences Between an Orthodontist and a Dentist

The Differences Between an Orthodontist and a Dentist

Just about everyone knows what a dentist is, and hopefully made at least a few visits to one. You may ...
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The New Northside Location Is Officially Open!

The New Northside Location Is Officially Open!

We’re excited to announce that our new Bates Orthodontics location is officially open and accepting patients! This state-of-the-art facility is ...
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Retainers for Teeth Straightening 101

Retainers for Teeth Straightening 101

Millions of people, both adults and children, wear or have worn braces at some point in their lives to obtain ...
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The Pros, Cons, and Cost of Braces

The Pros, Cons, and Cost of Braces

There are over four million people in the world who are wearing braces right now, and 25% of them are ...
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It's Official, We're Moving!

It’s Official, We’re Moving!

Our office is growing, largely due to the referrals of our satisfied patients that have trusted us with their orthodontic ...
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We Believe In Being Transparent

We Believe In Being Transparent

Our ‘we believe’ philosophy was born out of the mindset that patients deserve respect, honesty, thoroughness, and timeliness. We believe ...
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We Believe Your Time is Valuable

We Believe Your Time is Valuable

We strive for excellent in-office clinical care, but our goal is also to create an experience that is mindful of ...
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