Adult Banding Tour

"I decided to get braces as an adult because I had a lateral tooth that has always been just a bit out of place. Dr. Cooper and I tried a few different options using retainers, but we finally decided a few months of braces would do the trick! As it turned out, I got my braces on the same day as my daughter - not the mother/daughter day most would expect, but we went with it! I opted for the ceramic (tooth colored) brackets so they wouldn't be as noticeable and I really love how they looked! Now that my braces are off, I'm so pleased with how straight my smile is. It's never too late to have the smile you want!"
 -Melanie R.

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My teeth have been scrubbed and I'm ready to get started! 

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Ultraviolet light is used to cure the bonding material.  

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My teeth get a thorough rinsing.  

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I love these ceramic brackets!  

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The brackets are placed. The blue marks will disappear. 

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Dr. Cooper conducts a final check.  

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The brackets are all in place and I'm ready for the archwire. 

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Mother/daughter day at Bemidji Orthodontics!   

DEBAND DAY!

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Once the brackets are off, Dr. Cooper removed excess cement.

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Dr. Cooper checks to see everything looks good.

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Barb takes photos for my records.

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Brianna fits my retainer for me.

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A wire is placed behind my teeth to help keep them in place.  

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Feels so great to have them off!

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I'm so amazed with the results!

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It's never too late to get the smile you want!