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Learn More About the Differences Between Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Are you an adult who’s considering braces? Then you might be wondering what type is right for you. Shirck Orthodontics offers a wide range of services to patients from five convenient locations in Ohio. Two of those services include Invisalign and traditional braces. Many adults want to avoid traditional braces if they can, and that’s understandable. Not every patient is... read more »

Shirck Orthodontics is the Preferred Westerville Ohio Orthodontist

Dr. Shirck and the team at Shirck Orthodontics welcome patients from the communities near Sunbury, Johnstown and Gahanna, Ohio. Did you know that our New Albany office is only 5 to 10 minutes from the Westerville area?  This is exciting news for anyone considering getting braces in our New Albany office.  What Sets Us Apart Our highly rated Shirck Orthodontic... read more »

What Does In-Network Provider vs. Accepts Insurance Mean?

At Shirck Orthodontics, Dr. Jeffrey Shirck prides himself on making a beautiful smile affordable.  Dr. Shirk, along with Dr. Soorya Srinivasan and Betina Grehs-Porto, DDS is pleased to offer absolutely complimentary consultations, payments that fit anyone's budget, low down payments and zero interest financing.  Our orthodontists also go a step further by being Premier Providers for most PPO Insurances, which... read more »

Our Incognito Lingual Braces Can Straighten Your Teeth Without Being Visible

Celebrities like Tom Cruise, Myleene Klass and Faith Hill have all worn the hidden brace system. Royalty too has benefitted from the system, with both Prince William and his lovely lady Kate Middleton sporting the braces for straighter smiles to befit future monarchs. What is all the fuss about Incognito lingual braces? Incognito braces is an exciting option that Shirck... read more »

When Should My Child First Be Seen for an Orthodontic Evaluation?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children between the ages of seven and nine should be evaluated by an orthodontist. There are times when early developmental treatment is indicated to correct situations before they become major problems. Examples include kids who have a problem sucking their thumb or kids who have a narrow jaw and need a palatal expander... read more »

Recent TikTok Dental Trends: What to Keep in Mind?

Photo Source- Pixabay Modern consumers love engaging with new people on popular social media platforms. One of the hottest social media platforms on the market is TikTok. Currently, over one billion people around the world use this app on a regular basis. TikTok is a video-based platform that allows consumers to share information in an engaging and entertaining way. While... read more »

What Will Make Your Orthodontic Care More or Less Expensive?

As soon as someone even thinks about getting their teeth straightened, one of the first questions that likely pops into their mind is, “How much will it cost?”  In all cases, the answer is “it depends.” Because every patient is unique, their orthodontic treatment has to be personalized in order to guarantee the best possible result, so there is no... read more »

When Are Braces a Better Option Than Invisalign?

Over the past few decades, the field of orthodontics has changed dramatically when it comes to the technology and techniques that orthodontists use on a daily basis. But, even among advancements like Invisalign and digital scanners, many patients’ best option is still traditional metal braces. Why is this the case? What would make braces a better fit for a patient... read more »

4 Interesting & Little-Known Facts About Braces

Are braces interesting? If you were to talk to an orthodontist, they could easily go on for hours about them, but just thinking about orthodontic care right now might have caused you to yawn. Braces actually have a long and fascinating history that most people don’t know about, and here are just a few fun facts you can share with... read more »

3 Ways to Make Your Invisalign Treatment as Fast as Possible

One of the biggest benefits of Invisalign is that it makes the journey to a straighter, healthier smile as comfortable as possible thanks to the removable clear trays. But, what every patient truly wants is to reach the finish line as fast as they can. Thankfully, there are a few ways to speed things along, and they are all very... read more »