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TIME FOR RETAINERS

When you get your braces off at Carter & Higgins Orthodontics, we will make a special retainer designed for your mouth.  There are 3 different retainer styles we use: clear, acrylic and metal, and fixed (the one attached to the back of the teeth). Why wear...

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Barron Ryan’s Invisalign Journey

Last month, we announced an exciting partnership with musical artist, Barron Ryan. Barron is documenting his journey of getting Invisalign as an adult and giving a firsthand view of being a patient at Carter & Higgins Orthodontics through his video blog. In the first two blog features, we...

4 Facts about Braces

4 Facts about Braces

Here are 4 facts to answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about braces: Can I get my teeth cleaned at the dentist during orthodontic treatment? Yes, you most definitely can. A dental hygienist can work around wires, brackets and appliances to provide a thorough cleaning....

The Cost of Braces

Many people have called our office and asked, “How much do braces cost?” Our response is, “We can’t give you a quote over the phone but our exams and consultations are free. We will be happy to set up an appointment for you to come in...

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What Types of Braces are right for Adults?

What Types of Braces are right for an Adult? A mother brought her child in for a consultation and exam for braces. At the end of her child's appointment she asked, "What about me? Would braces work for me? I wanted them when I was a...

Holiday Season

Holiday Season is Here Tulsa

The holiday season is well under way here in Tulsa, and we are loving it! There are so many fun family things to do here at this time of year. We're looking forward to skating at Winterfest on Black Friday, shopping for handmade gifts at the An Affair of...

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Retainer Care and Use

After the brackets have come off and wires have been removed, it’s time to take the next step in caring for your teeth after braces. Get ready for your retainer! Dr. Carter will choose the one that best fits your unique needs. No two retainers are...

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Orthodontic Care for Patients with Special Needs

Each and every patient I see is unique.  They have their own story, their own reason for being in my office, their own challenges, and their own abilities and talents. Some patients have special needs that leave them or their parents wondering if orthodontic treatment is...