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How Often Should I See My Orthodontist in Westerville, OH?

After you have made the commitment to straighten your teeth with our orthodontists, Dr. Jeff, Dr. Soo and Dr. Betina in New Albany, Westerville and Pataskala, OH. We’re proud to serve our neighbors in Granville, Powell, Newark, and Westerville, Ohio. you will need to continue to see your orthodontist routinely as you undergo your treatment time. However, the frequency needed can... read more »

Straighten Teeth the Invisalign® Way

Invisalign ® clear braces are an orthodontic solution that utilizes an alignment tray system. Using a series of clear plastic aligners, Invisalign gradually shifts misaligned teeth into place using gentle pressure. For many years now, Invisalign has been the go-to adult orthodontic option, and we’re proud to be a premier provider for both Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. Shirck Orthodontics is... read more »

How To Know Know Which Orthodontic Appliance Works for Your Child’s Smile

At Shirck Orthodontics, each treatment plan is customized according to your child's needs. During the initial evaluation, Dr. Jeff, Dr. Soo, or Dr. Betina will complete an oral exam and discuss whether your child will require an orthodontic appliance -- anything from clear aligners, retainers, expanders, cribs, etc. -- to achieve the optimal results. It’s important to know that not... read more »

How Straight Teeth Can Affect Your Health, Confidence and Opportunities

When it comes to your appearance, having an appealing smile has long been considered a universal symbol of warmth, confidence and approachability. Beyond their aesthetic appeal, straight teeth also play a significant role in your oral health, self-esteem and overall well-being. Let’s look at seven great reasons why having straight teeth matters more than you might think! 1-Oral Health Benefits... read more »

How Do You Find A Good Orthodontist In Ohio?

Finding a good orthodontist can sometimes be like trying to locate a veritable needle in a haystack. Some orthodontists may portray themselves as much more polished than others, sometimes fabricating or "fluffing" their educational backgrounds, professional memberships, and other pertinent information that you might base your fact-finding mission on. The good news is, what you might not know is that... read more »

How Clear Braces by Shirck Orthodontics Make a Stellar Orthodontic Treatment

Do you often find yourself dreaming of a perfectly straight smile that will turn heads and light up a room? Are you content with the look of your smile? Thousands of adults nationwide wish they had straighter smiles. When teeth grow into place during developmental stages, they most often crowd together and misalign, making a naturally straight smile highly improbable.... read more »

Is Your Retainer Feeling Tight? Don’t Panic! Here’s What You Need to Know 

Congratulations on completing your orthodontic treatment! Your braces  (or aligners) are an integral part of your orthodontic treatment since they help keep your teeth in their new alignment. However, it's not uncommon to experience some tightness or discomfort when wearing your retainer after a period of not using it. Why does your retainer feel tight? Several factors can contribute to... read more »