Today’s adults have a greater awareness that teeth can last a lifetime. They live longer and are taking better care of their teeth, as reported by a survey released by the National Institute of Dental Research. It stated that the rate of missing teeth among people ages 55 to 64 dropped 60 percent since 1960.

Millions of adults have undergone orthodontic treatment in the U.S. and Canada and it is estimated that there are over a million adults looking forward to improving their dental health and smiles.

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83-retainersAfter orthodontic treatment is completed at Greater Houston Orthodontics, retainers are the finishing touch to maintain your beautiful new smile while the teeth stabilize and over a lifetime of good oral health.

An orthodontic retainer is a custom-fit device that is removable or bonded depending upon the patient’s individual needs. It is your insurance policy your teeth stay put in their new positions if worn as instructed. Read more on Wearing Retainers – Do You Understand Why?…

Greater Houston Orthodontics Houston TX Mothers DayMother’s Day is next weekend and the team at Greater Houston Orthodontics applaud your efforts, acknowledge the challenges you accept during treatment, and thank you for your efforts!

If it wasn’t for moms, most kids and teens would be hard pressed to keep up with all the instructions needed to achieve a great orthodontic result and smile for a lifetime. Kids can’t wait to get their braces on and then soon thereafter… can’t wait to get them off. In between, moms are the angels who make things happen and get the job done day to day. And often taken for granted. Moms are always: Read more on Thanks Moms!! From Greater Houston Orthodontics…

Greater Houston Orthodontics Houston TX Earth DayDr. Amir Davoody and the team at Greater Houston Orthodontics will be joining the world in acknowledging Earth Day on April 22nd as a way to demonstrate our support for environmental protections.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 among two thousand colleges and universities, approximately 10.000 primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the US. Twenty million Americans ventured outside for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform. Today, this event is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.Read more on Celebrate Earth Day with Greater Houston Orthodontics…