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.

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 […]

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 […]