Dr. Jeremy’s Blog

Dr. Jeremy FryThis page is designed to answer any questions that you may have about anything related to dentistry and orthodontics.

Since January 2007, many questions have been posted to our YouTube video pages, and this blog brings the opportunity to post such questions and comments on the Fry Orthodontics website. I invite other dental professionals to discuss and answer questions also related to their specific specialty. I hope you find these posts helpful in answering your questions.

Will I Have To Wear Braces Twice?

This is a frequently asked question at Fry Orthodontics! You may have known someone who wore braces twice, once as a younger child and again as a teen. If you’ve been wondering about the orthodontics timeline, here is some helpful information. Initial Evaluation at Age 7 The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children see […]

Retainers Are Your Teeth’s Best Friend

Our goal at Fry Orthodontic Specialists is to ensure that our patients enjoy their beautiful smile for a lifetime. One way to help your smile stay happy and healthy is your friend the retainer.

What If I Don’t Get Braces?

Fry Orthodontic Specialists is committed to providing you with the best quality care to ensure a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Sometimes patients ask, “what if I don’t get braces?” This is a great question! We hope the information below is a helpful starting point. Self-Esteem There is a strong aesthetic component to getting […]

Modern Braces

Orthodontic braces weren’t invented until the early 1800’s, but people have been trying to artificially straighten teeth for a much longer time. Several mummified remains around Egypt show evidence of the earliest kind of “braces”: catgut cords wrapped around and along teeth, much like modern orthodontic wire is used today. Even pharaohs wanted to improve […]

Invisalign FAQ

Invisalign treatment is a great option for adults or teens who want to straighten their teeth but don’t want to wear traditional braces. The Invisalign system consists of a series of clear plastic trays, or aligners, that are molded to the individual patient’s teeth. Check out some frequently asked questions and request a free exam […]

Nutrition & Oral Health

Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of healthy living and is crucial for maintaining your oral health and preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Here are some tips for making nutritious choices for a healthy smile. Helpful, Healthy Minerals The first line of defense for your teeth against tooth decay and cavities is […]

Does Having Invisalign Mean I Need to Watch What I Eat?

Have you been tossing around the idea of getting Invisalign treatment, but are afraid you will have to watch what you eat? You will be excited to know that you do not have to restrict what you eat or drink if you have Invisalign. The aligners are designed to be removed each time you eat or […]