The Benefits of Having Your Child See an Orthodontist by Age 7

The Benefits of Having Your Child See an Orthodontist by Age 7

When it comes to orthodontics, 7 really is the magic number. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends everyone should get an orthodontic consultation by then. You might be asking, how old do you have to be for braces? Can a 7 year old get braces? Getting a check-up doesn’t necessarily mean your child will need treatment, but it is extremely helpful in order to evaluate any issues that they might have or potential issues that could... Read More
AcceleDent and How to Speed Up Your Orthodontic Treatment

AcceleDent and How to Speed Up Your Orthodontic Treatment

At Black Orthodontics we always keep up with the latest innovations. In line with our holistic approach to orthodontics, we provide each individual with the best, fastest, and least invasive treatments available. Along these lines, we’ve come to use AcceleDent, an excellent option for anyone who is interested in reducing their time in orthodontic... Read More
DAMON SYSTEM BRACES: NOT ALL BRACES ARE CREATED EQUAL

DAMON SYSTEM BRACES: NOT ALL BRACES ARE CREATED EQUAL

Black Orthodontics is proud to have the latest in technological advances that, together with Dr. Brown’s holistic approach to treatment, offers people the fastest and least invasive care options available. One popular option is Damon System Braces and Damon Clear... Read More

Does Invisalign Work?

Why Invisalign? Braces are not just about cosmetics. And now, thanks to technological advancements and increasing availability of orthodontic procedures, more adults of all ages want to straighten their teeth. Orthodontic treatment has been proven to improve long-term dental health. Knowing all this, however, doesn’t mean adults necessarily want to have a metallic grin. They have meetings, parties, and conferences to attend! Well, fortunately, we are long past the days of clunky headgear and the like. Invisalign helps you straighten your teeth and improve your smile, and the best part is that it does it practically invisibly. If you’re thinking about how Invisalign could help you, contact Black Orthodontics. Dr. Black is a veteran of Invisalign and has been offering it to his patients longer than any doctor in Western North Carolina. About Invisalign Technology has taken us a very long way, especially in the orthodontic world, and Black Orthodontics stays up to date on the latest trends. Dr. Keith Black offers multiple alternatives to traditional braces, including Invisalign which is the most popular of all treatments. Invisalign is unlike traditional braces which rely on metal brackets and sometimes uncomfortable friction. Instead, it utilizes a completely clear plastic tray that fits perfectly over the teeth. The aligner tray is first crafted on the computer as a 3-D digital image. It is then designed and molded to fit your smile with ease and comfort. The Pros It’s Invisible Guess what the best part of Invisalign is? It’s invisible! Finally, there is an orthodontic method that can give our patients the best of both worlds: The journey to a healthy smile... Read More

How Do I Fix My Overbite?

Believe it or not, overbite is extremely common. Fortunately, there are many orthodontic methods to correct overbite and keep it that way! Read More