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Ashton

10 Fun Facts About Ashton

Ashton is the training coordinator at Charleston Orthodontic Specialists. Learn more about her on our staff page and below: 1. If…

Learn how you can play an instrument with braces in Mount Pleasant SC

Can You Play an Instrument With Braces?

With football season in full swing, the marching band is practicing daily and entertaining spectators during the halftime show every…

Nichole

10 Fun Facts About Nichole

At Charleston Orthodontic Specialists, our whole team is like a family and Nichole is one of our new patient coordinators.…

A Charleston orthodontist discusses braces that go behind the teeth

How Do Braces Behind the Teeth Work?

Last week we explained what functional appliances and space age wire are and how they work. Another unfamiliar term you…

Our braces in Charleston SC use space age wire to move teeth

Do You Have Space-Age Wire in Your Braces?

Did you know that orthodontics and NASA have something huge in common? No, it’s not space exploration, but that has…

Learn how an appliance or expander can help your child's teeth

What Is a Functional Appliance? Does My Child Need One?

The field of orthodontics is full of confusing, unfamiliar terminology. In an effort to help our patients understand their diagnosis…

Use these tips to help your child go back to school with braces in Charleston SC

5 Tips for Going Back to School with Braces

It’s that time of year again. Summer’s over and school is back in session. But what if new classes, new…

Learn how kids and teens can personalize their braces in Charleston SC

How to Personalize Your Braces

As we’ve said before, orthodontics has changed a lot in the past 20 years, and one of the greatest benefits of…

Learn how orthodontic insurance can help you pay for Invisalign or braces in Charleston SC

How Does Orthodontic Insurance Work?

Many people don’t even consider getting braces for their kids or themselves because they assume it will be too expensive.…

Should your kid get braces this summer in Charleston SC?

Is Summer the Best Time for Kids to Get Braces?

While we help our patients with their treatment year-round and believe there’s never a bad time to get braces or…

Getting braces in the summer in Charleston SC

Enjoying Summer Vacation in Charleston with Braces

Summer vacation. The time of year when everyone’s schedule becomes a little lighter and you take time to relax and…

Penny is a clinical assistant at Charleston Orthodontic Specialists, an orthodontist in Summerville

10 Fun Facts About Penny

When getting braces, you want to go to someone with plenty of experience – and that’s what you’ll find in…