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Why do adults get braces?

Why do adults get braces?

Some adults may believe that braces are out of reach or that they’ve “missed their window.” In this video Dr. Piper discusses why more and more adults are making appointments with their orthodontist.   Get answers to your questions about getting braces. Download...

How much do braces cost?

How much do braces cost?

As you consider getting braces, one of your top questions may be "How much do braces cost?". In this video Dr. Piper answers this question and explains what factors impact the cost.

Snoring keeping you awake? Here’s a way to fix it.

Snoring keeping you awake? Here’s a way to fix it.

By Fred Piper, DDS, MS, PC Piper Orthodontics: Cordova and Midtown Memphis It could almost qualify as one of medicine’s best kept secrets, but did you know that as an orthodontist, I may be able to help your sleep problem with a simple appliance? It’s one of the most...

How long do you have to wear braces?

How long do you have to wear braces?

Are you trying to determine how long you or your child may have to wear braces? There are a variety of factors to consider when answering this question. Dr. Piper explains what those factors are in this video.   Get answers to your questions about getting braces....

Anxious About Braces? Knowing the Facts Can Help

Anxious About Braces? Knowing the Facts Can Help

If the idea of getting braces has your stomach in knots, allow us to ease your worries. Sometimes, big procedures can conjure up worries or fears that are understandable but unwarranted. Anxiety like this can lead to other problems that won’t do a thing to help...

How long do appointments take?

How long do appointments take?

If you think maintaining your braces means long hours in the orthodontist's office, you may not have the full picture. Once the braces are on, regular check-ups are shorter than you think! Check out the video to learn more!    Get answers to your questions about...

Time flies when we work together

Time flies when we work together

By Jill Piper, VP Piper Orthodontics By following your doctor’s orders to the letter, you can keep your orthodontic treatment on track and finish on time. “When I have the patient helping me get the teeth in the best position, the cases go faster and there are fewer...

Is my child ready for braces?

Is my child ready for braces?

Are you trying to determine if your child is ready for braces? In this video Dr. Piper explains the factors involved in determining the best time for a child to get braces. The answer may surprise you. Get answers to your questions about getting braces. Download the...

Why You Really Do Need a Retainer

Why You Really Do Need a Retainer

When the braces come off and you see your perfect new smile you may think your orthodontic journey is complete. But if you want to keep that perfect smile, there is still more to do. The final phase of orthodontic treatment is retention, where the patient and the...