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3 Clear Signs That Your Child Needs Phase 1 Orthodontics

March 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsimon @ 5:51 pm
child with Phase 1 orthodontics

As a parent, you know your child better than anyone else. You know their little bumps and bruises as well as their little victories. While you enjoy the present, you also imagine what they’ll be like when they’re older. As a concerned parent, you want to be ready to face their needs and provide for them. As your little one looks up at you and smiles, you wonder whether they will need braces.


Can Adults Over 40 Wear Braces?

December 7, 2020

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a middle-aged woman with dark hair holding an Invisalign aligner in her right hand

Are you considering adult orthodontics in Lakewood but don’t know if you should since you’re over the age of 40? You’ll be pleased to learn that teenagers aren’t the only individuals who can benefit from the countless forms of treatment available these days. Whether it is traditional metal braces or Invisalign clear aligners, you can enjoy a straighter, healthier smile just like millions of others. Read on to learn what you can do to start the process of realigning your teeth and achieving the smile you’ve always wanted.


4 Tips for Surviving Cold & Flu Season With Invisalign

October 23, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsimon @ 4:23 pm
Woman coughing in bed

The dip in temperature means cozy nights by the fire and warm coffee in the morning. But it also means cold and flu season is just around the corner! Therefore, when you start to feel a little tickle in the back of your throat or a stuffy nose has you reaching for the tissue box every couple of minutes, priority number one is getting healthy. If you have Invisalign in Lakewood, here are a few tips to help protect your oral and overall health this season.


Welcome to the New Website of Lakewood Orthodontics!

August 5, 2020

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a black and white image of the word “Welcome”

If you’ve visited our new website lately, you’ve probably noticed a few things have changed. Our belief in providing an excellent patient experience doesn’t just start when you enter our office. It actually begins from the moment you call a member of our team or visit us online! Complete with a fully refreshed look, you will find everything you need (and more) right here! Read on to learn why even with our fresh online presence, you’ll still receive the same great services in our Lakewood office.


Are Mouthbreathers Better Swimmers?

August 12, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsimon @ 7:54 pm

Photo by Jonathan Moore,

Photo by Jonathan Moore,

As the swimming events at this year’s Olympic Games come to an end tonight, the world’s eyes are on swimmer Michael Phelps…including mine. As an orthodontist, I can’t help but look at people’s teeth. You know, like how Tom Cruise’s upper midline nearly lines up with his left nostril, or how Jewel’s upper right canine sticks out. It’s all just interesting for me to look at and evaluate.


Seven year-old’s teeth coming in crooked?

June 15, 2016

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My cousin sent me a text the other day—in a panic. Here’s the picture he sent me . IMG_4636

He happened to look into the mouth of his seven-year-old and noticed that his front teeth are coming in with a bit of a twist to them. “Why is this happening?”, he wanted to know. “His baby teeth were perfectly straight!” My first question for him was whether his son suffers from allergies or frequent tonsillitis. “Yes! Why?”


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