Entries by Dr. Ed Davis

Successful Treatment and Patient Care

Successful treatment and patient care at Davis Orthodontics doesn’t just mean straightening teeth. It’s built on open communication with our patients and their own ownership of their treatment. Communication is key to our ability to provide the best possible care for you or your child. Sharing your concerns or asking questions about your treatment are […]

Orthodontic Appliances

Most people are familiar with the “standard” equipment and materials for orthodontic treatment. Things like wires, brackets, aligners, and colored rubber bands are often the first things that come to mind. As the average person starts to elaborate on that list, orthodontic appliances come up, but the knowledge and familiarity around how these instruments are […]

What is IPR?

  To many, “IPR” is a funny word you have probably heard us use around the clinic at Davis Orthodontics. To decode and break down what we mean, “IPR” stands for “interproximal reduction.” This fancy term means reducing the spots or space between your teeth where they touch. To reduce the space, we basically use […]

Questions about Insurance?

Insurance can be a confusing topic. Let’s go over some frequently asked questions to better understand your insurance. “Does your office accept my insurance?” This is the most asked question during a new patient phone call. Here at Davis Orthodontics, we accept almost all insurance carriers. The amount insurance is expected to cover is dependent […]

The Dental Monitoring Difference

Do you hate always sitting in traffic trying to get to your orthodontic appointment on time? Are you wondering how well your child is taking care of their teeth? Have questions about your treatment but despise being put on hold to wait for the right answers? Well, we don’t blame you. That’s why Davis Orthodontics […]

Setting Up an Orthodontic Consultation

Here at Davis Orthodontics we love walking our patients through every step of the orthodontic process so that they feel comfortable and knowledgeable. From the time that you call our office to set up a new patient consultation to the time you are starting treatment with us, we want you to feel good about the […]

“But everyone is doing it!”

You have probably heard the name of at least one of these mail order aligners or as they call it “‘Invisible Braces”. These companies boast “straight teeth in as little as six months,” and claim it’s “cheap, fast, and effective.” DIY aligners through one of these companies typically involves taking an impression of your teeth […]

Which type of braces are right for me?

DAVIS ORTHODONTICS CAN HELP YOU DECIDE WHICH METHOD IS BEST FOR STRAIGHTENING YOUR SMILE! Braces are one of the most effective ways to improve the alignment of your teeth. Straight teeth look better, feel better, and are easier to care for. So which type of braces are right for you? The type of braces that […]

National Dental Care Month

Oral care plays an integral role in your aesthetic and physical health. At Davis Orthodontics, we invite you to read the importance of maintaining optimal dental health, a brief history of National Dental Care Month, and how you can observe the occasion. DENTAL HYGIENE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS Practicing good dental hygiene should begin during […]