National Orthodontic Health Month Comes to Barakat Orthodontics

By |2018-10-01T11:16:42+00:00October 1st, 2018|Blog|

When kids and parents think of October, they think of Halloween, bags full of candy, jack o’ lanterns, and pumpkin spice lattes!  When Dr. Barakat thinks of October, She thinks of beautiful smiles! October brings National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on and celebrate great oral care and the work that goes into [...]

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Does Getting Braces Hurt?

By |2018-07-08T08:48:31+00:00September 1st, 2018|Blog|

One of the biggest questions many have patients have when they hear that they need orthodontic treatment is a simple, "Does it hurt?" Having a great smile and a healthy mouth is important, but the idea of months or even years of discomfort in order to get that treatment seems daunting, especially if they've heard [...]

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Text Us! Barakat Orthodontics Can Now Text Our Patients!

By |2018-07-20T20:27:05+00:00August 1st, 2018|Blog|

Barakat Orthodontics is excited to announce that our patients can now text us! We now offer a “Virtual Consultation Smile Assessment” for orthodontic services.  How does this work? You simply take a series of photos of your mouth and send them to us. After we receive the photos, Dr. Barakat will review them and one [...]

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3 Reasons to Use an Invisalign Center for Treatment

By |2018-03-13T09:56:22+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|

If you're less than thrilled with your smile due to crowding, an overbite, unsightly gaps or crooked teeth, Invisalign provided by Barakat Orthodontics and Invisalign Center may be the solution for you! Using a series of clear plastic aligners, an Invisalign system can gradually straighten your teeth without the inconvenience of conventional braces. There are [...]

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Traditional Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better?

By |2018-01-16T08:59:06+00:00April 1st, 2018|Blog|

So the dentist says it's time for your child to get braces, or maybe you've decided to improve your own smile. Either way, investing in orthodontic work is a big decision and a big investment. Orthodontic treatment options have come a long way in recent years. The "metal mouth" that was once the bane of [...]

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A Few Conveniences and Benefits of Invisalign Braces

By |2018-01-16T08:39:52+00:00February 1st, 2018|Blog|

Have you been told you need braces?  Is your head spinning with all the information your orthodontist provided?  Choosing between traditional braces and Invisalign is a big decision.  Most people tend to choose traditional braces, probably because they don’t understand how easy and convenient Invisalign really is! Convenience is an absolute must today. Whether at [...]

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7 Myths about Orthodontic Treatment

By |2018-01-16T08:38:03+00:00January 1st, 2018|Blog|

The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) make it their mission to educate the public about the benefits of orthodontic treatment.  The misconceptions about orthodontists and their role in helping people achieve and maintain good oral health really are unfounded, and we, in conjunction with the AAO, want to address some of them so that our [...]

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