The Benefits of Braces Beyond Straight Teeth

Posted on February 3, 2020

In our field, orthodontists focus on the tangible aspects of patients’ smiles. Our specialty concerns straightening misaligned teeth and correcting malocclusions (incorrect bites) with braces. We look at the physical aspects of these problems and the physical solutions to them. At the same time, we are aware of the psychological impact of what we do… Read more »

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Use Your FSA for Braces in Baton Rouge

Posted on December 30, 2019

Every year millions of Americans set aside money in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) only to wind up not spending it by the end of the year. The trick with FSAs is that if you don’t use it, you lose it, which equals money wasted. Tax-free money that could have been spent on boosting you… Read more »

Parker Orthodontics: Braces vs. Invisalign

Posted on December 5, 2019

Are you thinking about getting orthodontic treatment in the Baton Rouge area but not sure whether to choose braces or Invisalign? We break it down for you – the pros and the cons. Traditional, stainless steel braces as we know them today were developed in the 1960s. And by the 70s, invisible/clear braces came on the… Read more »

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Braces at Any Age

Posted on October 8, 2019

Adults account for approximately 25% of orthodontic practice’s clientele. At Parker Orthodontics, we see patients ranging from 7 to 70 years old. It is never too late to upgrade your smile and we would love to help. Are you an adult considering orthodontic changes in Baton Rouge or surrounding areas? There are many advantages to… Read more »

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Considering Invisalign in Baton Rouge?

Posted on August 19, 2019

If you’re considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or a child, Invisalign in Baton Rouge has likely crossed your mind. You’ve seen the commercials or heard the ads about Invisalign – the revolutionary way to straighten your teeth while avoiding metal braces. But, is Invisalign right for you? Surprising to patients, Invisalign works for most orthodontic… Read more »

3 Reasons to See Our Orthodontist in Baton Rouge

Posted on July 2, 2019

It may seem like a dentist can straighten your teeth just as well as an orthodontist, but that’s usually not the case. Our Baton Rouge orthodontist is specially trained with three additional years of education after completing four years of dental school. Dr. Parker understands how to align the jaw perfectly and how to straighten… Read more »

Smile Tune-Ups Using Invisalign in the Greater Baton Rouge Area

Posted on May 22, 2019

School is out for the summer! The birds are chirping, the sun is shining – which makes it the perfect time for a smile tune-up. So, what do I mean by a smile tune-up? Well, if you’ve ever had braces and your teeth have shifted, there’s a faster way to get your teeth re-aligned. For… Read more »

8 Reasons to Take Care of Your Teen’s Teeth NOW

Posted on February 1, 2019

If you’re like me, you’ve probably blocked out some of the more cringe-inducing memories of your teenage years, but I’m sure you remember that being a teenager can be HARD – and having a smile you’re not proud of can make it even harder. Though we encourage otherwise, it’s an undeniable fact that many teens’… Read more »

Use it Or Lose It: Make the Most Out of Your Flexible Spending Account

Posted on November 7, 2018

It’s almost the end of the year, and your flexible spending account dollars are on the verge of expiring. That’s tax-free money you could be wasting. Instead of racing to the drug store to stock up on Tylenol or nose spray, consider what you could really do with what’s left, like fix your smile or… Read more »