By the time your child starts second grade, it’s time to consult an orthodontist. Here are five things every parent should know about braces and orthodontic care. 1. Dentists and orthodontists are not the same. An orthodontist receives the same training as a... Some parents may not be thinking of orthodontic treatment as early as first grade, but it helps to get ahead of the curve and harness your child’s natural growth to aid the process. Timing plays an important role in the success of orthodontic treatment. From the... I began my orthodontic practice in 1986. There’s something about hitting the double digits – 33 years on November 1 – that has put me in the mood to reminisce. We have made many advancements in the field of orthodontics and we’ve seen trends come and go,... As a professional photographer, Neisha knows the importance of a picture perfect smile and trusted Dr. Piper to help with her adult braces. When it came time for her daughter to get braces, she knew Dr. Piper would give her a winning smile too. Give us a call at... 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. 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.