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Improve Your Future With a Perfect Smile

Are you self-conscious about your smile? A friendly and genuine smile is an asset and a treasure. Our happiest moments are marked by smiles, from our wedding day and our first job to all the milestones and celebrations of life. Don’t let your smile get in the way of enjoying these precious moments. It is a common misconception that braces are just for kids, but adults can require them as part of their treatment for a variety of reasons.
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What Will Braces Do To My Lips? 2017

Your smile is one of your greatest assets. When you smile, it makes you appear more approachable to people that you meet, and it lets the world know that you are confident. Unfortunately, there are many things that can make you nervous about sharing your smile with the world, and one of those things is having an overbite that causes your top front teeth to protrude.

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King Orthodontics - Fairborn Office

Share Your Smile with the World 2017

Your child’s smile is a gift to share with friends, teachers, family members and the entire world. The best part about braces is that they teach you to share your smile with everyone you love. And when your child smiles, you smile. Your orthodontist can help your child learn to share their smile again, even if they’ve been hiding it because of crooked teeth.
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Relief From Braces Discomfort 2017

According to Harvard Health Publications, today’s orthodontic patients come from all ages and walks of life. One out of every five people wearing braces right now is aged 19 or older. While some call this “America’s obsession with a perfect smile,” here at King Orthodontics, we view it a little bit differently. After all, what is the closest major organ to the teeth and gums? The brain! The next closest? The heart.
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The Smiling World is Brighter 2017

When you are having a difficult day, remember that the world looks better behind a beautiful smile. While you are smiling, your body releases chemicals that enter your brain to improve your overall mood. If you are having problems finding a reason to smile, then watch a funny television program or do something enjoyable.
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Your Smile – Finest Fashion Statement 2017

Have you ever heard the expression, “you’re never fully dressed without a smile”? You invest hundreds of dollars in what you wear each day, but the most important thing you will ever wear is your smile. Everyone Deserves a Proud Smile.

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What a Beautiful Smile Does for a Face!

There’s something inherently beautiful about a smile, isn’t there? It doesn’t matter what a person looks like when they’re sad or angry – once a smile starts, something about them changes. A smile is a little bit like getting a look at someone’s soul, the part of them that is truly real.  Read more
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The World Needs Your Smile 2017

Did you know that giving to others can make us happier? Generosity is linked to reward mechanisms in our brain that make us feel good. Giving also increases our sense of connectedness to others and contributes to happier, safer communities.

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Invisalign Your Way to a Weapon Grade Smile 2017


A Smile is a Powerful Weapon; You can Break Ice with it!

Your smile is one of the most important reflections of who you are. You can have the best clothes, the trendiest hairstyle and the clearest and most radiant skin, but it’s your smile that can make or break a first impression. A warm smile can break the ice when you’re trying to connect with someone. Invisalign can help with this.

If your teeth are crooked or crowded, you may feel self-conscious and choose to keep your mouth closed at all times. Unfortunately, by holding back your smile, you are hiding back a part of your soul and preventing an opportunity to connect with a human being.

If your crooked or crowded teeth are preventing you from letting people know the real you, it’s time to think about straightening your teeth. Thankfully, you no longer have to suffer through uncomfortable and unattractive metal braces to achieve a perfect smile.

Invisalign Technology

Thanks to Invisalign, you can straighten your teeth effectively without anyone knowing. That’s because this unique teeth-straightening system uses clear plastic aligners instead of rows of clunky metal. The plastic is durable and flexible yet thin and nearly impossible for someone else to detect.

Another enormous benefit of this straightening process is how quickly it works compared to traditional braces. Whereas the old way can take up to a couple of years to straighten teeth completely, Invisalign can take as quickly as half of a year to straighten teeth. This means that you will be able to show off that gorgeous smile sooner than ever.

Unlike straightening your teeth with metal aligners, these plastic aligners can be removed at any time. Your orthodontist will require you to wear them for 22 hours each day which means that when it’s time to eat, brush your teeth and floss, you can take them out easily and painlessly.

Your smile should be a powerful weapon that breaks the ice and draws people in, not a source of embarrassment and shame. If you are ready for a straight and beautiful smile, contact King Orthodontics to schedule an appointment with an orthodontist who can teach you what Invisalign can do for you.


King Orthodontics
6460 Far Hills Ave
OH 45459
Phone: (937) 433-0830

Invisalign Your Way to a Weapon Grade Smile 2017

Introducing Self-Ligating Braces 2017

Understanding How Self-Ligating Braces Work

Having your teeth straightened is an essential part of achieving a healthy and beautiful smile. There is a wide range of teeth straightening options available to you or your children. The most modern of which are self-ligating braces. This type of orthodontic application comes with its own unique advantages that may make it the preferable option for you. Understanding how these appliances work will provide you with the information necessary to make an informed purchase decision.

What Are Self-Ligating Braces?

As opposed to metal brackets, this system uses special orthodontic hardware in an attempt to more accurately straighten your teeth. When using traditional teeth straightening methods, the appliance consists of three components, a brace, archwire, and tie. This appliance eliminates the need for a tie to keep the archwire in place and is a more comfortable alternative to standard metal brackets.

How This Appliance Works

With this newer system, the elastic or metal ties are completely eliminated, making for a much more aesthetically appealing look. Instead, a movable component is installed that allows for the re-positioning of your teeth without the need for manual tightening. The movable component requires far fewer adjustments throughout the course of your treatment. This also reduces the number of visits required to make to the orthodontist. Instead, these wires are always moving as your teeth move.

There are three aspects of these braces that set them apart from other solutions. For one, the elastic ties on standard orthodontic appliances have a tendency to build up plaque and be particularly irritating at times. By eliminating the usage of ties, you can more readily keep your teeth clean and healthy. The wires are also of a premium design and will assist in moving your teeth quicker than alternatives. It’s a treatment that’s comfortable.

The sliding mechanism reduces basic friction and binding. You or your child won’t feel much of anything when adjustments are made. Given that they don’t need to be manually adjusted on a regular basis, your teeth should be straightened quicker than with standard metal appliances. Archwires are held together with the inclusion of ties. The standard movement of your teeth can feel awkward and stilted at times.  With self-ligating appliances, your teeth move freely without the feeling that they are being held back by ties as the wires move automatically. This also makes the brackets and wires easy to clean.

Benefits for Selecting This Appliance

There are a wide array of notable benefits to using this teeth straightening method when compared to other options.

  • The usage of a movable component lessens the need for manual adjustments. This means that your child won’t have to visit the orthodontist as often. This also reduces the amount of time that you will need to wear the appliance before your teeth have moved into the optimal position.
  • Treatment with this appliance is almost six months shorter on average compared to traditional methods. In general, you should visit the orthodontist around seven times less than you would with traditional methods.
  • You’ll also benefit from fantastic results when compared to similar teeth straightening options. This method can read your facial proportions as your teeth, smile, and your bite align. This extra detail will ensure that your smile is beautiful and natural.

Given that this solution doesn’t require the use of ties, you won’t need to go through the regular tightening of the ties. This can lead to some pain and discomfort. This is also a huge benefit to your teeth and their surrounding tissues, as regular tightening of the ties and wires can cause some issues with the overall durability of your teeth.



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  • Unlike traditional metal brackets, you also have the option of selecting a clear form of this solution, which means that they are practically invisible to others around you. This allows for a boost in confidence and will make you more comfortable when spending time with friends and family. It also provides you with the means of having a beautiful smile even during the teeth-straightening period.
  • This type of orthodontic appliance is gentle enough to the teeth that there’s less of a chance for relapse following the conclusion of the treatment. With some types of teeth straightening methods, your teeth could actually move slightly back to their original positions.
  • When having your teeth straightened with aligners or similar solutions, it’s possible that you could suffer from a slight speech impediment. This is extremely unlikely with these brackets. The elimination of ties and proper placement on the teeth make them less intrusive with your speech than you might expect.
  • When using ties around the brackets, it’s much easier for food to become trapped in the bracket. This can be difficult to clean. The removal of ties means food no longer gets trapped and you can be confident that they are clean when you finish eating.


While the components used with this system are high quality and of a premium nature, the costs are comparable to more traditional solutions. This means that you won’t need to break the bank to receive the added benefits of this method. This type of appliance works well at treating even severe crowding issues, as well as misaligned teeth and an improper bite.

You cannot remove the brackets during treatment. This ensures that they will properly move your teeth into their desired position. Another slight benefit of using this system is that the brackets tend to be somewhat smaller than the ones used with traditional options. They are typically less bothersome or noticeable.

If you would like to have your teeth straightened and wish to know more about the procedures involved in doing so, contact King Orthodontics today to schedule your initial consultation.


King Orthodontics
6460 Far Hills Ave
OH 45459
Phone: (937) 433-0830

Introducing Self-Ligating Braces 2017