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A Smile A Day

A smile a day does a lot more than just make you appear happy, it can actually have positive benefits for your overall health! Your dentist and orthodontist are hard at work helping you create and maintain teeth that will keep you smiling for a lifetime. While smiling can seem very superficial initially, a beautiful smile can actually have a positive impact on your overall well-being in addition to making you feel great. There has actually been a proven link between the act of smiling and feeling happy! Continue on for some advice from Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey and Dr. James A. McNamara at McNamara Orthodontics about why smiling is important.

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Essential Daily Care Practices for Your Teeth

Maintaining your health and wellness is a crucial part of living a long and enjoyable life. This includes taking good care of your teeth on a daily basis. While you should visit your dentist at least twice a year for a regular checkup and cleaning, they alone cannot account for your teeth health. Thus, the rest of the year it is up to you to take the best care of your teeth possible! Keep reading for some advice from Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey and Dr. James A. McNamara at McNamara Orthodontics on how to keep your pearly whites shining bright!

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Navigating Orthodontics: The ABC’s

At McNamara Orthodontics in Ann Arbor, MI discover the “ABC’s of Orthodontics”: “A” for age, “B” for braces, and “C” for cost and choices. This simplified approach is your gateway to understanding orthodontic care better.

 

Age plays a vital role, particularly in orthodontics. Evaluations around age 7 can prevent future issues, and these assessments are often complimentary. Planning evaluations during summer ensures minimal disruption to a child’s schooling if braces are needed.

The landscape of braces has evolved significantly. Modern techniques and equipment offer enhanced effectiveness and patient comfort. Today’s orthodontists are highly educated, providing tailored treatments and comprehensive patient education.

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Digital Impressions

Gone are the days of gag-inducing, chemical-tasting putty impressions at the orthodontist’s office. With advances in technology, Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey and Dr. James A. McNamara at McNamara Orthodontics has access to high-tech digital impression machinery, making the experience of getting impressions taken vastly different and more comfortable.

What are Digital Impressions?

Digital impressions are completely computerized, eliminating the need for chemical-tasting goop to be placed in the patient’s mouth for minutes on end. The highly advanced camera technology allows for accuracy and speed, making the process faster and more efficient than traditional impressions.

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Orthodontist Offers Solutions for Smile Direct Club Closure in Ann Arbor

Feeling stranded due to Smile Direct Club closures? Orthodontists Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey and Dr. James A. McNamara at McNamara Orthodontics stands as your beacon of hope, ready to guide you through the completion of your Smile Direct Club treatment. Conveniently located in Ann Arbor, we’re your one-stop destination for a seamless transition and exceptional orthodontic care.

Consider us your smile’s best ally. With a comprehensive suite of orthodontic services, including Invisalign clear aligner treatment, we’re fully equipped and thrilled to welcome former Smile Direct Club patients. Our commitment lies in ensuring a smooth and personalized transition, guaranteeing an uninterrupted journey towards your dream smile.

Our warm and dedicated team, led by Dr. Laurie McNamara McClatchey and Dr. James A. McNamara, is passionate about crafting personalized treatment plans in a nurturing environment. Your smile journey isn’t just continuing; it’s receiving a boost with us!

Ready to reignite your smile transformation? Connect with McNamara Orthodontics for a complimentary evaluation at (734) 668-8288 or visit our website for more information. Your dream smile is within reach, just a conversation away!