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Five Ways Straight Teeth Impact Your Oral Health

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, over four million Americans have braces today. While traditional metal braces have long been associated with younger children and teenagers, more adults are starting to undergo treatment due to the growing popularity of invisible aligners. The most commonly reason for straightening teeth is aesthetics, with patients opting to … Continued

Get Your Smile Straight with an Invisalign Orthodontist

If you are interested in Invisalign, Baton Rouge patients have learned that the best person to consult is an Invisalign orthodontist. An Invisalign orthodontist is simply an orthodontist that specializes in Invisalign aligners as well as providing other orthodontic treatments. Traditional braces are a great option for straightening teeth and making other corrections however, Invisalign … Continued

Three Benefits Of Working With An Orthodontist

The first time your dentist recommends that you take your child to see an orthodontist, you may be intimidated. You may even be dismissive since sometimes orthodontic braces aren’t viewed as necessary. Instead of immediately start searching for “an orthodontist near me” as soon as one is recommended, you may view it as just a … Continued

Why Invisalign Has Gained Much Popularity

Some people are born with misaligned teeth and many feel the need to get their teeth straightened. Thanks to technology, there are many ways of straightening the teeth including braces, veneers, and Invisalign. Some of these services are offered by general dentists. However, it is vital to note that only 5% of the dentists are … Continued

The Benefits of Braces Beyond Straight Teeth

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 … Continued

Use Your FSA for Braces in Baton Rouge

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 … Continued

Parker Orthodontics: Braces vs. Invisalign

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 … Continued

Braces at Any Age

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 … Continued

Considering Invisalign in Baton Rouge?

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 … Continued

3 Reasons to See Our Orthodontist in Baton Rouge

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 … Continued