Pediatric & Orthodontic Blog

At Lone Star Pediatric Dental & Braces, we love to share our knowledge. Read more about pediatric dentistry and orthodontics.
  • What’s the Difference Between Braces and Aligners?

    Both braces and clear aligners are orthodontic treatments available in the Austin area to straighten your teeth and correct your bite. But the similarities stop there because braces and aligners couldn’t be any more different from each other.

  • When to Schedule an Orthodontic Consultation

    When is the best time to finally visit your orthodontist for a consultation for yourself or your child? Find out here.

  • Which Type of Braces is Best for Me?

    Although we offer a variety of types of braces, it can be helpful to understand the other options out there. When you’re more familiar with the different designs, it can help you feel more confident about selecting the best one for you or your child. 

  • Why You Should Wear Your Retainer After Braces.

    Not wearing your retainer after either traditional metal braces or Invisalign is a mistake that will cost you a lot of time and money. It’s understandable that you might be put off by the idea of once again constraining your teeth after wearing braces or Invisalign for so long, but it’s the only way to ensure that new beautiful and straight smile.

  • What to Know Before Starting Invisalign

    Invisalign is an amazing alternative for adults or teens who want to achieve a straighter smile but in a more discrete fashion than traditional braces. Your orthodontist will tell you that while there are a ton of benefits, Invisalign may not be right for you or your child. Keep reading to learn more.

  • 5 Tips to Keep Your Kid’s Teeth Healthy

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    Keeping your child’s health in check means keeping your child’s oral health in check as the two are very strongly linked. Neglecting to teach your child healthy oral habits from a young age is a mistake you will regret as they grow. Not teaching your child healthy oral habits will not only affect their baby […]