Discreet Adult Braces

Getting braces later in life may be intimidating for some patients. Dr. David Richter offers discreet orthodontic options for straighter teeth. Getting braces as an adult can restore your confidence in your smile and rejuvenate your appearance. ...

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Do you have a teenager in need of braces?

Do you have a teenager in need of orthodontics but they do not want to wear traditional metal braces? If your teenager is experiencing mild to moderate orthodontic concerns, Invisalign® for teens may be the ideal solution. Invisalign for teens is a ...

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Oral Hygiene With Braces

Greeley, CO orthodontist Dr. David Richter always encourages proactive oral hygiene, but while wearing braces it is even more important. For the health and longevity of your natural smile, it is essential to take proper care of your teeth and gums ...

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DYK? When your child should see an orthodontist?

Did You Know: Children as young as 7 should receive an orthodontic evaluation? According to the American Association of Orthodontics, it is important to screen children by the age of 7 for developing orthodontic concerns. Age 7 is around the time ...

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Is wearing a retainer after braces important?

We often hear, “Do I really need to wear a retainer after wearing braces?” from many of our patients. Our answer? Yes! You really do! Braces are expensive and time-consuming, and when treatment is over you want to maintain the alignment of your ...

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What is Prognathism?

Prognathism is what is commonly referred to as an underbite.  This form of malocclusion is characterized by a lower jaw that protrudes beyond the upper jaw bone. While underbites create a visual aesthetic concern, they may also impact a patients ...

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How to Floss with Braces

At Richter Orthodontics, Greeley dentist Dr. David Richter offers a wide range of orthodontic solution for patients of all ages. Dr. Richter provides a variety of personalized solutions including Damon® Braces, Invisalign® and Insignia® for quick, ...

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How to Place Spacers

Next up in Richter Orthodontic’s “How To” Series is How To Place Spacers. If you have braces, you should be familiars with separators (spacers). Spacers are placed between the teeth to allow for bands to fit comfortably between teeth. ...

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How to Fix a Pokey Wire

When you have braces, you may run into a variety of common orthodontic concerns. At Richter Orthodontics in Greeley, CO, Dr. David Richter, and our dental care team work diligently to create straighter, healthier smiles. We understand that ...

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Most Asked Invisalign Questions

Dr. David Richter offers a complete range of orthodontic solutions for straightening crooked teeth, including Invisalign. Dr. Richter and our dental care team are dedicated to helping each of our patients achieve their ideal smile. We work ...

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TMJ Disorder Causes and Treatment

TMJ disorder or syndrome is the pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ is connected to the lower jaw of the skull that is in front of the ear. When normal functions of the jaw such as talking, chewing, and swallowing become difficult and you experience pain ...

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Practicing Good dental Hygiene

By maintaining good dental hygiene practices, you are also assuring your overall health. Dental problems such as tooth decay, cavities or gum disease can lead to other health risks such as heart disease, premature births, chronic inflammation, and ...

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