Category: Braces

I’ve Broken a Bracket! What do I do?

I’ve Broken a Bracket! What do I do? I’ve Broken a Bracket! What do I do?

Braces have been around for a long time – since about 1819. Even before modern braces hit the scene, people experimented with ways to straighten teeth for many centuries. Roman tombs have been unearthed with clear evidence of gold wire used to bind teeth. The earliest concept of today’s orthodontic braces comes from a book […]

Are Clear Aligners as Effective as Metal Braces for Straightening Teeth?

Are Clear Aligners as Effective as Metal Braces for Straightening Teeth? Are Clear Aligners as Effective as Metal Braces for Straightening Teeth?

When you think of straight, healthy teeth, you probably think of traditional metal braces. Metal braces have been around for a long time, have almost no risks, and very few potential side effects. They work for patients of all ages with virtually any kind of tooth misalignment or gap. With such a stellar reputation, it’s […]

Getting Your Braces Tightened: How Often You Will Need to Visit Your Port Orange Orthodontist During Treatment

Getting Your Braces Tightened: How Often You Will Need to Visit Your Port Orange Orthodontist During Treatment Getting Your Braces Tightened: How Often You Will Need to Visit Your Port Orange Orthodontist During Treatment

A regular visit to your friendly Port Orange orthodontist might seem like a tall order, especially for younger kids who aren’t used to it yet. But whether you’re young or young at heart, you’ll need to attend occasional follow up appointments after you get your braces! The purpose of braces is to improve the alignment […]

What Are Same-Day Braces? Here’s How Port Orange Parents Are Saving Time By Starting Sooner

What Are Same-Day Braces? Here’s How Port Orange Parents Are Saving Time By Starting Sooner What Are Same-Day Braces? Here's How Port Orange Parents Are Saving Time By Starting Sooner

We know – you have a busy life, and visiting the orthodontist can slide down the priority list. You’ve probably already heard there are plenty of advantages to starting orthodontic treatment early. Kids who get started earlier than their peers tend to see results sooner. They may be done with their braces in just a […]

Braces Checkup: Common Problems and Solutions for Parents

Braces Checkup: Common Problems and Solutions for Parents Braces Checkup: Common Problems and Solutions for Parents

When kids need braces, they’ll have periodic follow-up appointments with their local orthodontist. Luckily, there’s not much to worry about once braces are in place. When you visit Dr. Beauchamp, she will simply check on the braces to be sure they fit and they’re secure. X-rays or other images may be taken to make sure […]

Child Enrolled In Winter Sports? Why Braces Won’t Hold Them Back This Season

Child Enrolled In Winter Sports? Why Braces Won’t Hold Them Back This Season Child Enrolled In Winter Sports? Why Braces Won't Hold Them Back This Season

Kids who play sports are often a little bit worried about braces. They wonder whether braces will get in their way as they enjoy their favorite pastime. Not surprisingly, adults have some questions, too. Do braces make a sports accident more likely? Will an accident be worse if it happens to a kid with braces? […]

Why Wearing Your Retainer After Braces Is Essential For Maintaining Your Smile

Why Wearing Your Retainer After Braces Is Essential For Maintaining Your Smile Why Wearing Your Retainer After Braces Is Essential For Maintaining Your Smile

Braces are the most common orthodontic treatment of them all, used by people all across the United States and around the world. They’re helpful for tooth misalignments, gaps, and a whole slew of other problems that can get worse without treatment! In the old days, braces were associated with kids. It’s true children tend toward […]

Here Are The Top 5 Signs Your Child May Need Braces

Here Are The Top 5 Signs Your Child May Need Braces Here Are The Top 5 Signs Your Child May Need Braces

As a Port Orange orthodontist, Dr. Beauchamp welcomes children of all ages. Kids should see a dentist for the first time when they are about 12 months old, no later than six months after the first tooth comes in. Early dental visits are easy and fun, as there isn’t usually anything to be concerned about. […]

How Beauchamp Orthodontics Makes Braces Fun For Children

How Beauchamp Orthodontics Makes Braces Fun For Children How Beauchamp Orthodontics Makes Braces Fun For Children

“Braces? Yuck!” We admit it – sometimes, braces have a bad rep. Metal braces help kids get strong, healthy teeth and a smile they can feel confident about. In many cases, kids can see complete results from braces much faster than adults would. Each case is different, but it could mean having them for just […]

What Are The Benefits of Starting Orthodontic Care At A Young Age?

What Are The Benefits of Starting Orthodontic Care At A Young Age? What Are The Benefits of Starting Orthodontic Care At A Young Age

Orthodontic treatment focuses on correcting misalignment of teeth. Misalignment can be noticeable in the form of tooth gaps, crowded teeth, protruding teeth, and a whole lot more. Adults, teens, and children alike can all benefit from personalized orthodontic treatment. That said, early treatment is best when it comes to maintaining good dental health for life. […]