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What Are the Benefits of Braces Besides Straight Teeth

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Many people choose braces for the obvious benefit of having a beautiful smile. A great smile can do wonders for self-esteem, which is a tremendous benefit for children and adults alike. Here at Frey Orthodontics, we specialize in straightening smiles. However, aesthetics is not the only reason you should fix poorly aligned teeth. There are numerous other benefits of braces that are not cosmetic in nature, and we put together this guide to share them. But first, we should take a look at what braces are and how …

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What Is A Waterpik And How Does It Work?

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Taking good care of your teeth can sometimes be challenging when you have braces, and here at Frey Orthodontics, we believe that an excellent oral hygiene routine is a big part of successful treatment. Good dental hygiene is always important, but it is especially critical during orthodontic treatment. Without it, plaque and food can accumulate around your braces, forming bacteria and leading to unsightly white marks, cavities, or even gum disease. Brushing and flossing regularly and effectively is essential for avoiding complications, but flossing can be tricky at …

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Orthodontic Options For All Ages

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We often have parents ask about orthodontic treatment for tweens and teens, as this is our most visible patient population. It may come as a surprise, but orthodontics can benefit children and adults as well! A beautifully aligned, fully functioning smile can be achieved for patients of all ages through the kind of quality orthodontic care we offer at Frey Orthodontics. Whether you are interested in learning more about early treatment for your child, braces for your teen, or orthodontics for you as an adult, we have got …

Slide the City in Algonquin

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Visit Frey Orthodontics at Slide the City in Algonquin Let’s have a ball (literally)! Dr. Frey and his team will be participating on August 15th and 16th (10-8pm) at Slide the City Algonquin. This two day event hosts a Guinness World Record Breaking slide, coming in at 1,000ft long—yes, that’s 3 football fields! Grab your family and friends and come out for some fun in the sun, food and music. While you’re there, make sure you stop by and visit our Frey Ortho Centers tent during your adventure …

Decrease Your Orthodontic Treatment Times with AcceleDent Aura

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Frey Orthodontics now provides a great way to decrease your orthodontic treatment times by 38–50%! Patients ask us almost everyday, “Is there any way to reduce the amount of time I have to wear braces?” At Frey Orthodontics, the answer is YES there is! We are one of the few orthodontists that offer this exciting technology. With AcceleDent Aura, you can now speed your tooth movement by up to 50%! Using this fast, safe, and easy-to-use appliance, you’ll be finished with your orthodontic treatment and achieve your desired …