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4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

If your child needs orthodontic care, your first concern may be finding them affordable dental braces. Your child’s concerns likely center around ‘ruined’ prom pictures or the derision of their peers. If you’re concerned your child will need some boosting to his or her self-esteem, here are some tips for making braces a positive in your child’s mind. Share Post…

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Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Nobody looks forward to the prospect of undergoing orthodontic treatment. But for adults undergoing orthodontic treatment later in life, it can feel especially daunting. Many people have understandable concerns about the time, possible discomfort, and expense associated with orthodontic treatment. There are cosmetic implications to consider, too. “If I begin orthodontic treatment now, will I look like a teenager with a…

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Spartanburg Orthodontists Announces Prestigious Scholarships [Awarded for 2017]

Spartanburg Orthodontists Announces Prestigious Scholarships [Awarded for 2017]

Spartanburg, SC – The demand for health care services is increasing across the country. As our population ages, the demand for health care professionals to provide those services is skyrocketing.  Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics does their best to assist and promote the future of health care by awarding the annual Nease & Higginbotham Health Science Scholarships. They are proud to…

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Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

Is Tooth Extraction Necessary [for Braces] 2017

To extract or not to extract, that is the question!  Even in 2017, the question of whether or not to extract teeth for orthodontic purposes is widely debatable in our professional community.  There are factions within orthodontics that are dogmatic about never extracting teeth, and there are some that always extract teeth.  We believe that the truth lies somewhere in…

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The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

If you or one of your children has been wearing braces it’s exciting to finally have them removed. Whether you’ve used plastic, metal, or Invisalign to correct your teeth, there are two phases of treatment. After going through the first step in orthodontic treatment you want to make sure to finish the entire process and maintain that gorgeous smile. Wearing…

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4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

Braces. They’re essentially a right of passage, something most kids need (and nowadays even WANT!) at one point or another. But they can have their challenges. Straightening out a crooked smile has lots of benefits. Braces give you a healthier mouth and a prettier smile. They help correct bite issues and make room for developing adult teeth. Even so, there can…

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Happy Father’s Day 2017

Happy Father’s Day 2017

From everyone at Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics, we wish father and child a wonderful day.         Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics 424 Hyatt Street – Suite E Gaffney SC 29341 Phone: (864) 579-7700   Happy Father’s Day 2017   Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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Wear a Gorgeous Smile [Instead of an Unattractive Frown]

Wear a Gorgeous Smile [Instead of an Unattractive Frown]

Jim Beggs believes that before you put on an ugly frown, you should make sure that there are no beautiful smiles available. It is easy to have an attractive smile by visiting your favorite orthodontist for an evaluation. Modern examinations are fast and easy because orthodontic facilities have state-of-the-art computer software to collect and analyze a patient’s medical images. In…

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