News and Updates

Retainers Are For Life

Posted on 10/18/2017
Retainers Are For Life
You might wonder why you must wear a retainer for the rest of your life if we already fixed your smile. Read More

Local Teen Braves Braces During start of Singing Career

Posted on 09/13/2017
Local Teen Braves Braces During start of Singing Career
It’s not often we think about performers having to get orthodontic treatment. But Olivia came to Orthodontic Associates happy to have her smile perfected for future, inspiring performances. Read More

The Dangers of Thumb Sucking and Pacifiers

Posted on 08/17/2017
The Dangers of Thumb Sucking and Pacifiers
As babies grow into toddlers, soothing methods must change too. Often children continue sucking on their thumb or pacifier as they grow older, which can become harmful to their teeth alignment and jaw development as they are still growing. Read More

Local Woman Thankful for Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on 07/12/2017
Local Woman Thankful for Adult Orthodontic Treatment
As an adult, Ryan held off on orthodontic treatment at first, because she thought it might be too vain to get braces as an adult. But she realized that taking care of yourself, no matter how old you are, only increases your self confidence and benefits your health. Read More

2017-18 OA Calendar Winners

Posted on 07/06/2017
2017-18 OA Calendar Winners
This past Spring, we asked our patients to submit photos of their lovely smiles for a chance to be published in our annual calendar and win cash prizes. We also asked them to tell us why they love their smile, and the answers we received touched our hearts. We wanted to share our top three winners and their inspiring quotes. To get a free calendar that follows the 2017-18 OKC metro school closings, feel free to stop by one of our three offices to grab one! Read More

Teen's Confidence Restored with Braces

Posted on 06/07/2017
Teen's Confidence Restored with Braces
When Emily Pearson was is first grade, her classmates nicknamed her “beaver teeth,” because her front teeth stuck out poorly. Bravely, she would put on a smile each day and laugh with her friends, but she was deeply hurting inside. Read More

Two Mom's Lives Transformed by Donated Treatment

Posted on 05/09/2017
Two Mom's Lives Transformed by Donated Treatment
When we donated treatment to patients Jalisha and Alexandra, we never realized the impact we’d be making in their lives. Read More

The Importance of Mouth Guards for All Sports

Posted on 04/18/2017
The Importance of Mouth Guards for All Sports
The last thing we want to see as orthodontists are beautiful, healthy smiles injured in sporting activities, especially when they could have been prevented. Mouth guards, along with the other necessary protective equipment for sports, are necessary to protect the health and safety of your teeth, lips, cheeks and face. Read More

Say Hello to Digital Impressions of Your Teeth

Posted on 03/08/2017
Say Hello to Digital Impressions of Your Teeth
When you were a kid about to get braces, you probably have memories of messy impressions taken of your teeth for a model. At our offices, we have said goodbye to messy, awkward impressions when starting treatment, and have gone digital! Read More

How Kids Can Maintain Good Oral Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on 02/13/2017
How Kids Can Maintain Good Oral Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment
Maintaining good oral health during orthodontic treatment is especially important for kids, because dental decay is one of the most common childhood diseases. Read more about how you can stay healthy while wearing braces or Invisalign. Read More

Invisalign Teen - A Day in the Life

Posted on 12/05/2016
Invisalign Teen - A Day in the Life
As a top 10 provider of Invisalign Teen aligners in the nation, we wanted to show you a peek inside one of our Invisalign Teen patient's lives and what her journey is like with clear, removable braces. Read More

New Orthodontic Associates App for an Even Better Patient Experience

Posted on 11/10/2016
New Orthodontic Associates App for an Even Better Patient Experience
Orthodontic Associates' patients can now download a free app available for iPhone and Android devices to view upcoming appointments, you and your family's treatment plans, x-rays, financials and more! Read More

How OKC Orthodontic Patients Can Avoid a Sticky Situation This Halloween

Posted on 10/20/2016
How OKC Orthodontic Patients Can Avoid a Sticky Situation This Halloween
Five orthodontic-friendly candy recommendations for patients this halloween. Read More

3 Reasons to See an Orthodontist

Posted on 10/06/2016
3 Reasons to See an Orthodontist
Are you wondering if you should see an orthodontist? Check out a few of our top reasons to come see us for a free consultation! Read More

What Does it Mean to be a Top 1% Invisalign Provider and a Top 10 Provider of Invisalign Teen?

Posted on 09/29/2016
What Does it Mean to be a Top 1% Invisalign Provider and a Top 10 Provider of Invisalign Teen?
Invisalign ranks us as a Top 1 Percent Provider for Invisalign treatment and a Top 10 Provider for Invisalign Teen treatment out of 9,000 orthodontists nationally. But as a patient you might be wondering, what does all that mean? Read More

Importance of Gum Care with Braces

Posted on 09/21/2016
Importance of Gum Care with Braces
In honor of National Gum Care Awareness Month, we interviewed Dr. Brian Amy here in Oklahoma City about the importance of gum care for your health, especially during orthodontic treatment. Read More

Orthodontic Tips for Eating Food at the OKC Fair

Posted on 09/12/2016
Orthodontic Tips for Eating Food at the OKC Fair
As a child, teen or adult who is in orthodontic treatment, going to the Oklahoma State Fair can be difficult. There are so many yummy foods, smells and treats that you want to snack on for hours on end. But, some foods must be avoided. So, how do you deal with it? Read More

Oklahoma City Woman Gets a Full Smile for the First Time

Posted on 09/08/2016
Oklahoma City Woman Gets a Full Smile for the First Time
When spinal meningitis destroyed the seeds of her front teeth at 13 months old causing her to never grow adult front teeth, Terra Close was afraid to smile growing up being the brunt of many jokes. With modern orthodontic care, Terra now has a full smile for the first time in her life. Read More

Local OKC Musician Says Orthodontic Treatment Helped Her Sing Better

Posted on 08/25/2016
Local OKC Musician Says Orthodontic Treatment Helped Her Sing Better
Local singer songwriter Gentry Counce recently came to our practice complaining of jaw pain and discomfort. Diagnosed with TMJ issues, it was difficult for her to enjoy her passion in life, singing and making music. Read More

Invisalign Gives Oklahoma City Bride Confidence on Wedding Day

Posted on 08/11/2016
Invisalign Gives Oklahoma City Bride Confidence on Wedding Day
When Tyler Conrady proposed to Rashell last year, Rashell knew she wanted to make some tweaks to her smile in preparation for their wedding day. And she chose Invisalign, clear, removable aligners, to straighten her teeth during their engagement and wedding. Read More