New Advancements in Orthodontics

New Advancements in Orthodontics

At Johnson Family Orthodontics, we recognize the significance of utilizing cutting-edge imaging advancements. Leveraging the most innovative imaging technologies allows us to provide our patients with exceptional treatment plans. We are proud to be equipped with digital imaging, 3D printing, and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). Let’s explore the three newest imaging advancements in orthodontics

6 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

6 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

Finally ready to take the steps toward your dream smile? When it comes to choosing an orthodontist for your family, there are a lot of factors to consider—how do you know which one is right for your smile’s unique needs? At Johnson Family Orthodontics, we’ve served patients of all ages with various services, from traditional

7 Braces Myths You Need to Know

7 Braces Myths You Need to Know

If you’ve been considering braces to straighten your or your child’s smile, you’ve likely had questions about how the treatment process works. We hear from patients daily that have concerns or fears about beginning treatment. However, our team at Johnson Family Orthodontics is here to help you every step of the way!  Busting common myths

The Truth About Orthodontic Treatment with Invisalign

The Truth About Orthodontic Treatment with Invisalign

Have you ever tried to tell someone about a story you heard only for them to have heard a different version of the same story from somewhere else? It can be challenging to trust the information you find and can leave many people too confused to get the smile they deserve when it comes to

Why Should You Avoid Mail-Order Aligners?

Why Should You Avoid Mail-Order Aligners?

Why should you avoid mail-order aligners if all you have to do is click it and forget it? With the entire world practically at your fingertips, getting anything you need or want to be delivered directly to your door is easier than ever. This convenience has even gained popularity in orthodontics with direct-to-consumer, or mail-order,

Reasons to Get Braces as an Adult

Reasons to Get Braces as an Adult

There’s nothing cuter than a gap-toothed grin on a little kid, but that sentiment doesn’t seem to stick into adulthood. Whether your teeth affect your confidence or your ability to maintain good oral health by making brushing and flossing difficult, there are many reasons to get braces as an adult. Dental technology is continuously improving,

Can Orthodontics Benefit Your TMJ Sleep Issues?

Can Orthodontics Benefit Your TMJ Sleep Issues?

You’ve tried everything else- could orthodontics really benefit your TMJ-induced sleep issues? Most people think of getting a perfectly straight smile when they think about orthodontics. While that is the most obvious benefit of orthodontic treatment, bite problems, and crooked teeth are more than just a matter of appearance.  It is no secret that your

Everything You Need to Know About Palatal Expanders

Everything You Need to Know About Palatal Expanders

With years of experience straightening smiles for the Salem, OR area, our knowledgeable team at Johnson Family Orthodontics knows your treatment may require more than just straightening your teeth. Facial asymmetry, caused by a narrow upper jaw or crossbite, is not just an aesthetic concern for some patients. It can also contribute to other oral

The Different Types of Braces

The Different Types of Braces

For every option, there is an equally awesome or better option or something like that. These days it seems like we live in the times of options galore. Just when you think you know what you want, you find it in a better color or for a better price because, well, options. Think about how

"When Do I Get My Braces Off?"

“When Do I Get My Braces Off?”

After all your hard work, you’re probably ready to reveal your beautiful new smile, and we are just as excited as you are to see the transformation! As prepared as you may be to finally get your braces taken off, is your mouth ready for your braces to come off?  If there’s one thing we

Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Orthodontic Emergencies

Sports Safety for Kids Mouths & Orthodontic Emergencies

Sports provide a variety of benefits for kids. From encouraging exercise in a fun and educational environment to developing social motor skills, to teaching important life skills like time management, dedication, and teamwork. And while your kids are out on the field, you want to make sure their winning smiles are safe. The risk of

The Best Tips For Brushing With Braces

The Best Tips For Brushing With Braces

It’s not unusual for orthodontic patients to have a bit of a complicated relationship with their braces. They may not relish wearing them, but they know the process will all be worth it once their beautiful new smile is revealed. Does this sound like you? If so, don’t let your mixed feelings get in the

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