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Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics is Now Nth Degree Orthodontics!

Join us in Taking it to the NthDegree Everyone knows that the New Year brings new beginnings and a fresh start – and we’re excited to announce that a major part of our fresh start is our new name, Nth Degree Orthodontics. This message from our doctors explains how we got here, and what’s next! Why “Nth Degree Orthodontics”? Dr.…

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Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Can I Get Braces with Snaggletooth?

Everyone’s smile is different! The most effective treatment method for one patient’s orthodontic condition may not be the most effective method for another patient’s condition. Various factors, like age, bone development, and the severity of the condition, will be considered when we create your personalized treatment plan. While braces are an effective treatment method for some patients with a snaggletooth,…

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How Should My Retainer Fit?

How Should My Retainer Fit?

Even though your Damon™ clear braces are removed or your Invisalign® wear is complete, your treatment continues with the retention stage of orthodontic treatment! During the retention stage, you’ll wear a retainer to solidify your beautiful new smile. Retention is not defined by a specific time period. In fact, the long-term rule for retainer wear is “nightime for a lifetime!”…

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COVID-19 Update

Hello from everyone here at Nease and Higginbotham orthodontics! We hope that everyone is staying at home and practicing their social distancing. While these drastic measures that we have been asked to implement are not what any of us want, we feel it is the best way to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic and help us return to the “new…

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8 Myths About Braces

8 Myths About Braces Many myths exist around braces, and surely you’ve heard a few. Whether you currently have braces, you’re done with treatment and wearing your retainer, or you’re considering orthodontic treatment, you’ve probably heard some myths: lightning can strike your braces, braces can pick up a radio signal, and braces won’t make it through airport security. We’re here…

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Invisalign Vs. Braces

With so many different types of braces, how do you know which orthodontic treatment is best for you? Invisalign® and braces differ in their benefits, treatment periods, and appearance, so we provide you with options to make your treatment as comfortable and accommodating as possible. If you’re considering Invisalign Vs. Braces, we want to help you make an informed decision…

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