Welcome to the DiCiccio Freeman Orthodontics Blog!

At DiCiccio Freeman Orthodontics, it’s important to us that our patients feel knowledgeable about their orthodontic treatment. Whether you’re a new patient, a current patient, or just considering orthodontic treatment, this blog can help you understand every step of your smile journey. Learn more information about orthodontic care and discover why so many people trust DiCiccio Freeman Orthodontics with their smiles!

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Can I Get My Braces Removed Early?

January 9, 2023

The DiCiccio Freeman team is here to support your orthodontic journey from your first appointment to the day you share your new smile with the world! When patients first start their orthodontic treatment, many want to know, “What happens if I take my braces off early?” It’s essential to give your treatment the time needed […]

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Self-Ligating Braces vs Traditional Braces

January 9, 2023

Advancements in technology have led to breakthroughs in traditional treatment and new developments like Damon Braces™. Modern braces provide a better experience than ever before. These appliances feature shorter treatment times, fewer in-office appointments, and more freedom.  So, what’s the difference between Damon Braces vs. traditional braces? Learn the answers from our experts now!  Get […]

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How To Ease The Pain Of New Braces

December 16, 2022

Modern braces are more comfortable than ever – but sometimes, braces can cause some soreness. Learn how to relieve braces pain from our orthodontic experts. Book A Free Consultation What Causes Braces Pain? Your braces use wires and brackets to exert gentle, consistent pressure on your teeth over time. The periodontal ligament and the bone […]

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Food To Avoid With Braces

December 9, 2022

There are many foods you should avoid during braces treatment. Likewise some choices help your results. Learn more with our experts now!

How Long Do Braces Take to Work

How Long Do Braces Take to Work?

October 17, 2022

The average braces treatment lasts 1 to 3 years. Schedule a complimentary consultation to learn how braces can help improve your smile!

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What Is An Orthodontist and What Do They Do?

August 2, 2022

Have you been dreaming of a straight smile? The best way to improve the alignment and health of your smile is to get orthodontic treatment, such as braces or clear aligners. However, prospective patients may wonder before getting treatment: what is an orthodontist? And what does an orthodontist do? If you want to learn more […]

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What Happens At Your First Orthodontist Appointment?

April 22, 2022

Choosing to focus on your smile’s health is always a great idea. Whether you’re looking for treatment for yourself or your family, Dr. DiCiccio and Dr. Freeman are here to help! You or your children’s journey toward a brighter, healthier smile starts with a complimentary consultation. During this hour-long appointment, you will meet our staff, […]

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When Should a Child First See an Orthodontist?

April 22, 2022

Providing your child orthodontic care at the right age can help put them on the path to a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. But when is the right time? According to the American Association of Orthodontics, children should see an orthodontist by the time they are seven years old.  At DiCiccio Freeman Orthodontics, […]

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When is Orthodontic Treatment Necessary?

April 5, 2022

It’s always a great time to improve your orthodontic health. Many people are surprised to learn that a straight smile can improve more than just your appearance. The truth is, a healthy smile influences every aspect of your life. Learn more about the benefits of a more natural smile during a complimentary consultation with our […]