The Orthodontic Blog of Dr. Jay Zuroff

Tri-Cities Orthodontic care with a fun twist. Make your orthodontic journey an experience you never want to forget.

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Damon Braces vs. Traditional Braces: What’s the Difference?

Let’s compare: Damon Braces and traditional braces both have the same goal – to straighten teeth using orthodontics. But how do Damon Braces vs. traditional braces compare to one another? The main difference between the two is how they straighten teeth. While traditional braces use elastics to hold the wire in place, this creates friction […]

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How to Talk to an Orthodontist Online for Free

With busy lives and social distancing, wouldn’t it be nice if you could talk to an orthodontist online for free? You could skip hours of searching online, avoid calling offices to find a “convenient” time to visit, and save time by not having to drive or sit in traffic. With teledentistry, you can! Teledentistry uses […]

How long should you wear a retainer?

How Long Should You Wear a Retainer?

You’ve just finished your orthodontic treatment. Yay! Your smile looks fantastic, and it feels so good to be free of braces finally. But wait! The orthodontist says you will need to wear a retainer as a follow-up treatment. So, now you want to know: How long should you wear a retainer? When should you wear this […]

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Your Top 5 Questions About Invisalign® Treatment Answered!

Invisalign® treatment has become the #1 preferred method for straightening teeth. Are you considering Invisalign®? Do you have questions that need to be answered before you can decide? We have put together the top five questions our patients ask about this revolutionary orthodontic treatment, which are probably the same questions you are asking! 1. How […]