Have You Given Much Thought About How Obamacare Will Affect Your Family When It Comes to Dental and Orthodontic Care?

Dec 13, 2013 No Comments by

We certainly have and unfortunately we are unable to provide you with hard and fast answers. When it comes to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act there is much confusion and grey area. The clear language states that pediatric dental is part of the essential health benefits required by the new […]

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Dr. Brian J. Peters Recommends Orthodontic Check-Ups For Children No Later Than Age 7

Jul 09, 2013 No Comments by

DR. PETERS JOINS AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS IN RECOMMENDING ORTHODONTIC CHECK-UPS FOR CHILDREN NO LATER THAN AGE 7 (AUSTIN, TEXAS, 7-9-2013) – Although many people associate orthodontic treatment with adolescence, Austin/Leander/Round Rock orthodontist Dr. Brian J. Peters says that orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth or with the teeth much earlier, while the […]

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Childhood Sleep Disorders Are Linked To Orthodontic Problems

Jun 25, 2013 No Comments by

A Finnish study determined a link between sleep disordered breathing in children and some common skeletal problems that can be treated with early orthodontics. “Risk for sleep disordered breathing was 3.3 times higher in children with cross bite compared with those without, 2.6 times higher in children with a convex facial profile compared with a […]

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Thank You for Your Referrals and Reviews

May 07, 2013 No Comments

Here at Austin Family Orthodontics we want to thank and reward our patients for referring your friends and family. If you have had a great experience at our office, the best compliment is sending us another patient just like you! Please make sure your friend or relative lets us know what patient is associated with […]

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$4680 Total or $99 Down at $199 a month!

Apr 29, 2013 No Comments

One Fair Flat Fee for your orthodontic treatment.

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We Are The Most Convenient

Apr 29, 2013 No Comments

We have four locations to serve your needs in Northwest Austin, Round Rock, Leander, and Hutto.

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Can I Wear Braces While I Am Pregnant?

Apr 26, 2013 No Comments

Orthodontic treatment can be accomplished during pregnancy, yet there are some concerns that should be addressed. Dental x-rays should be approved by your obstetrician. Obstetricians will allow digital x-rays during some trimesters of pregnancy with the proper precautions. Also, some women are more susceptible to gingivitis during pregnancy due to the elevation of hormones. Special […]

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Austin Family Orthodontics is Proud to Announce the Addition of a New Orthodontist and Expanded Hours

Apr 17, 2013 No Comments

Austin Family Orthodontics welcomes Dr. Gerard L. DeSantis, DMD to our practice. Dr. Gerard DeSantis obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. While attending the university, Dr. DeSantis won several awards for research, Oral Biology, Oral Surgery and Ethics in Dental Medicine. He then completed a […]

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Is Orthodontic Care Affordable?

Apr 16, 2013 No Comments

Thirty years ago, I had only one friend I went to school with that had orthodontic treatment. It was much less common for children to obtain the orthodontic treatment that they needed at the time. This is why many of our patients are adults today; treatment was less common, often because of affordability. When orthodontic […]

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Mouthguards Help Prevent Chipped, Broken Teeth and Other Injuries

Apr 09, 2013 No Comments

According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, children, high-school athletes and adults have more than 5,000,000 teeth knocked out in sporting events annually. At Austin Family Orthodontics we strongly recommend that all children wear protective mouth guards during sports play. Mouthguards can prevent chipped or broken teeth, lip and cheek injuries, jaw fractures, mouth […]

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