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Life With Braces

A large part of getting braces is understanding what life with braces will be like—after all, you may be on your orthodontic journey for anywhere from twelve to twenty-four months. Knowing what to expect is a key step in getting the smile of your life. When you first get braces, there will definitely be an […]

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Braces Can Boost Confidence!

Your smile is a direct representation of your personality—it allows you to build the confidence you need to follow your dreams and achieve your goals. I wanted to take this opportunity to relate how orthodontics has the power to truly change your life and boost your confidence. Before getting braces myself as an adult, I […]

What Sets Castilla Ortho Apart From Other Practices

Not all orthodontic practices are the same. Each may have different specialties, experience, and methods. It’s important to do your research before embarking on your orthodontic journey to ensure your smile is in well-equipped hands that have your best interests in mind. If you are an adult looking to get a straight, healthy smile, it’s […]

A Beautiful Smile Is The Key To Confidence

Smiling is contagious. What happens when you smile at someone? Naturally, they smile back at you! If you don’t believe me, try it out. It is extremely difficult to withhold a smile when someone flashes their pearly whites at you. Research has shown that a person’s physiology or body language not only affects those around […]

When Should You Start Thinking About Braces?

When you think of braces, rubber bands, and retainers, you most likely envision a pre-teen or teenager. However, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child have their first orthodontic visit by the age of seven. And I agree! It has long been the belief that a child must lose his or her baby […]

Orthodontics At Any Age

Braces are not just for kids, and it’s never too late for a healthy, beautiful smile. But it’s important to do your research before selecting an orthodontist, because not all orthodontic offices treat adults, especially ones affiliated with a pediatric dental office. At Castilla Orthodontics, we are proud that 37 percent of our patients are adults. […]

A Smile You Love: Why You Should Invest In Your Smile

It’s no secret that orthodontic treatment is an investment—but that doesn’t mean it can’t be affordable. When considering the lifetime value of a healthy, straight, and white smile, the benefit is far greater. Confidence is Key Do you have any idea how many times you smile each day? You smile at your children, your spouse […]

Best Foods To Eat With Braces!

Check out these delicious and healthy recipes for the entire family! It’s no secret that getting braces will inevitably alter some of your eating habits—but that doesn’t mean all your favorite snacks and wintertime treats are off the table! You want to take care of your teeth while wearing braces to ensure that upon removal […]