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1812, 2020

Orthodontic Treatment – Cochran Orthodontics San Antonio

Orthodontic Treatment - Cochran Orthodontics San Antonio With a variety of treatment options currently available, orthodontic care has never been more convenient for patients. To learn more about what orthodontic treatment entails, please read the following articles. If you are experiencing dental issues or are [...]

809, 2020

Do You Have A Bad Bite? – Orthodontic Treatment

Do You Have A Bad Bite??? Many people may not realize they have a bad bite, which is also known as "malocclusion". Their malocclusion may be as simple as the two front teeth overlapping each other or a more complex malocclusion situation involving crowding, spacing, [...]

1311, 2019

Do You Need Orthodontic Treatment – Cochran Orthodontics San Antonio

Do You Need Orthodontic treatment - Cochran Orthodontics San Antonio With over 20 years of experience, our Board-Certified Orthodontist enjoys helping his ADULT patients to achieve straight, stable, and healthy smiles. Our patients appreciate that he works personally with them to carefully design their course [...]

1609, 2019

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces: Which Option is Right for You?

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces: Which Option is Right for You? At our practice we understand that the decision to undergo orthodontic treatment is an important one and requires careful consideration of all of the factors involved. It is imperative for you to review all of [...]

808, 2019

San Antonio Pediatric Dentist And Orthodontist

San Antonio Pediatric Dentist And Orthodontist There are many dentists you can find on the internet. However, picking the right San Antonio pediatric dentist requires a lengthy search by concerned parents. These sources above are a great way to start. Most states require a pediatric [...]

207, 2019

Q & A’s For and From Our Orthodontist

Q & A's For and From Our Orthodontist Is it required that I be referred by my family dentist to schedule an appointment for orthodontic treatment? At what age should I schedule an appointment for an orthodontic screening? Will my child's teeth straighten out on [...]

705, 2019

A Beautiful Smile Radiates Confidence

About Lingual Orthodontics San Antonio Orthodontist With lingual orthodontics your teeth can straighten with non-visible braces- placed behind the teeth - and are 100% customized for each patient. Lingual braces are an ideal option for people who want the benefits of orthodontic work without significantly [...]

1704, 2019

DURING YOUR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

DURING YOUR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT DURING YOUR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT, we know you hear a lot from our team about the importance of brushing and flossing. But there are other things (we tend to talk less about) that can really assist you in maintaining the health of [...]

2002, 2019

Keep Brushing – Specially When Having Braces

Keep Brushing - Specially When Having Braces Brush your teeth after every meal and snack. Carry a small toothbrush and toothpaste in a backpack. That way you’ll be prepared. Think If It's Right Before You Bite Don't put just anything in your mouth. Some objects [...]

2101, 2019

Average Cost of Braces

Average Cost of Braces One of the first questions that come to your mind when getting braces is about the cost involved. Since dental treatment is a highly costly affair, it is important to find out the average cost of braces before starting treatment. Take [...]

1001, 2019

There are several life-changing Orthodontic Treatments

There are several life-changing Orthodontic treatments & Invisalign is one such. Why Life-changing? Life-changing because of several reasons: Straightening the teeth can make chewing more efficient. It is also a great way to conservatively improve a person’s smile. Traditional braces have been around for decades [...]

1909, 2018

Initial Examination Visit

Initial Examination Visit Our Treatment Coordinator will greet you, introduce you to our dental office, and become familiar with your orthodontic needs and expectations. In order to make this visit as productive as possible, we will take radiographs and photos. Then, Dr. Cochran will conduct [...]

2507, 2018

FACTS ABOUT ORTHODONTICS – San Antonio Orthodontist

FACTS ABOUT ORTHODONTICS Orthodontics Defined Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. These problems are considered technically as a "malocclusion" or generally as a "bad bite". The goal of orthodontic [...]

1707, 2018

Your Questions about Orthodontic Treatment answered

Your Questions about Orthodontic Treatment answered Orthodontics San Antonio 1. Is it required that my family dentist schedule my appointment with the orthodontist? 2. At what age should I schedule an appointment for an orthodontic screening? 3. Will my teeth straighten out as they grow? [...]

1207, 2018

The Differences between Braces and Invisalign

The Differences between Braces and Invisalign Many times you may have noticed in films that a character is made to wear braces to give a look and feel of being different from the others and the physical difference that gets highlighted by the metal braces [...]

2406, 2018

Clear braces might be the option

Clear braces might be the option Clear braces might be the option if you want to get straightened teeth. Yet, the most popular way for fixing the structure of your teeth would be braces. Why is it so important to fix the structure of teeth? [...]

2405, 2018

How Long will I have to wear my Braces

How Long will I have to wear my Braces One of the most common questions that patients ask when they are getting braces is how long they will have to wear them. This isn’t an easy question to answer without your orthodontists input. Each mouth [...]

1704, 2018

Types of BRACES! – Brace Yourself!

Types of BRACES! - Brace Yourself! Stainless Steel Braces Gold Braces Ceramic Braces Clear Braces Retainer Tales ... have you seen all the amazing retainer designs??? For evern more designs, check out the following sites: Retention is the final part of your orthodontic treatment! Your [...]

1204, 2018

Orthodontic Retainers – Orthodontist in San Antonio

Orthodontic Retainers Orthodontic treatment is a process of moving teeth from one position to another. In doing so, the bone and gum tissue surrounding the teeth have to adapt and adjust to the new tooth position. The teeth are held into place by many microscopic [...]

404, 2018

Make an appointment for your complimentary orthodontic exam

Make an appointment for your complimentary orthodontic exam and consultation with Dr. Cochran Treatment Options at your consultation: Our Orthodontists will help you decide which treatment option and type of appliance is best suited for you or your child. Orthodontic Records prior to beginning treatment [...]

2703, 2018

Getting your Retainers – San Antonio Orthodontics

Clear - Removable and Fixed Braces   Clear braces are little square brackets which are bonded onto the other surface of your teeth. They are usually ceramic. The arch wire is tied into the brackets with a clear elastic rubber band. These are very tiny and [...]

1502, 2018

Cleaning your Invisalign Braces

Before And After Invisalign Invisalign braces arrive from the factory clean and sparkling. This guide is intended to show you how to keep your braces fresh and new looking and avoid discoloration and free of unpleasant odors. Cleaning Before First Wear Invisalign braces arrive from [...]

602, 2018

What to expect when getting the Invisalign Treatment

What to expect when getting the Invisalign Treatment Whether you like it or not, most people today are appearance-conscious. The way you look can directly affect whether you get the job you’ve always wanted, as well as the kinds of relationships you will have. Your [...]

2401, 2018

The cost of Invisalign may vary

The cost of Invisalign may vary First of all let us talk about an important Invisalign FAQ – the cost. Individual needs differ and only your dentist-orthodontist can tell you the complexity and duration of your treatment. Complexity affects Invisalign cost, which ranges from 3,500 [...]

1310, 2017

Right Foods to Support your Teeth

DURING YOUR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT DURING YOUR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT, you hear a lot from our team about the importance of brushing and flossing. But there are other things (we tend to talk less about) that can really assist you in maintaining the health of your teeth [...]