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 Braces Make My Teeth Sensitive?

Most of us have experienced tooth sensitivity at some point, especially when eating or drinking something hot or cold. Tooth sensitivity is caused when the gums pull back from a tooth to expose the soft layer of dentin beneath. Sensitive teeth are common, let’s explore some of the causes: What causes tooth sensitivity? Sensitivity in […]

Orthodontic Treatment For Your Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a disorder that pauses breath and causes shallow breathing during sleep. Throat muscles relax and the airway becomes blocked, which restricts the amount of air that reaches your lungs.

Braces and Root Resorption

Root resorption occurs in childhood, when the roots of baby teeth are broken down by the body to make room for permanent teeth to grow in. However, after permanent teeth are in position, root resorption is an uncommon condition where the body’s cells dissolve the tooth root structure.

Invisalign vs. Metal Braces

Are you considering Invisalign or metal braces as part of orthodontic treatment? Fry Orthodontic Specialists provide both affordable options for those who want a straighter, healthier smile.
In our infographic, we compare and contrast both treatment options.

Am I Too Old for Braces or Invisalign?

This is a common question at Fry Orthodontics! The bottom line is this: healthy teeth can be moved at any age. Adults who are seeking orthodontic treatment can achieve a healthier smile and increase self-confidence. Many adults get treatment prior to getting married or beginning a new career. Others seek to correct any issues they’ve […]

Invisalign: A Patient Perspective

Here at Fry Orthodontics, we’ve shared with you before some of the advantages of the Invisalign system, a series of clear plastic trays worn in sequence over your teeth that straighten your smile in less time than traditional braces. To help you decide if Invisalign is right for you, we asked a couple of patients […]

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 […]