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A Straight Smile Is the Best First Impression

We all know the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, but the reality is: we all do. First impressions are important and your smile says a lot about you. That’s why at Danzer Orthodontics, we care about not only helping our teens, but about helping adults as well.

A straight smile is crucial to making that first impression count…and metal braces as an adult isn’t necessarily the most desired look. Because of this, we offer Invisalign Adult, the clear alternative to metal braces.

A recent study by Invisalign confirms that “people with straight teeth are [...] Read More

5 THINGS PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INVISALIGN TEEN®

Many parents know about Invisalign, the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces. But I’m often asked for more information about Invisalign Teen.

In short, rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign Teen uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth, a result of precise images I take with the sophisticated iTero Element Scanner. Your teen simply wears these aligners over their teeth and changes them out for a new set of aligners periodically—most often every two weeks. Little by little, your teen’s teeth gradually shift into place.

Here are [...] Read More

Patient Appreciation Party at Elite Air!

To celebrate our patients, Danzer Orthodontics is holding a Patient Appreciation Party! Below is the party info and link to the online waiver.

Please fill out Elite Air’s online waiver before arriving: https://www.eliteair-owensboro.com/waiver

When: Thursday May 26, 4-6PM

Where: Elite Air (trampoline park!) 606 Salem Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303

Details: Wear your favorite Danzer Orthodontics t-shirt & Give a ticket to 3 friends!

We can’t wait to see you there!

How To Know If Your Child Needs Orthodontics

There isn’t a specific age at which children should start undergoing orthodontic treatment. However at around seven years old, your child will have grown out enough permanent teeth and the jaw is developed enough to tell if there are any current issues… or any on the horizon.

There are many benefits to getting orthodontic treatment as a child, including shorter treatment time, fewer impacted permanent teeth and reduced chance of needing to remove teeth because we:

Guide teeth into desired positions early Minimize crowding/creating room for erupting teeth Guide jaw growth Correct the results of oral habits [...] Read More