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What’s so great about an orthodontist?

A lot of our patients are curious about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist. In fact, one of the most common questions we hear at Dr. Weiss, Orthodontist is, “Dentists and orthodontists are all the same, right?” A general dentist is your primary dental care provider. Dentists diagnose, treat, and manage your overall oral healthcare needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings, crowns, veneers, and bridges. Orthodontists, such as Dr. Lennard Weiss, are more concerned with diagnosis, prevention,...

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The Importance of Orthodontic Treatment at a Young Age

When you think of orthodontic treatment, you may automatically assume that it only relates to older children and teens with alignment and spacing issues. But this isn’t the case: Orthodontic treatment at Dr. Weiss, Orthodontist offers many benefits when applied at a young age. By considering orthodontic treatment at a younger age, Dr. Lennard Weiss and our staff are able to identify your child’s alignment issues early on, and are able to intervene in order to provide treatment as the...

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Should I use a Water Pick During my Treatment?

Dr. Lennard Weiss and our team at Dr. Weiss, Orthodontist know that for some of our patients wearing braces, it can be difficult to weave through those wires and brackets as you brush and floss during your treatment. Some of our patients use a water pick to flush out food and other particles and bacteria stuck between their teeth as the water can reach behind the metal wires and hit spots where your floss simply cannot reach. People suffering from...

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