Why Adults Are Getting Orthodontic Treatment In Record Numbers

More and more people are realizing that orthodontic treatment isn’t just for teenagers! It’s become very apparent in recent years that parents and adults of all ages no longer see orthodontic treatment as something that’s just for teenagers and young children. Parents don’t want to only take the back seat while their children experience all […]

6 Things Parents Should Understand About Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

Two-phase orthodontic treatment is sometimes necessary for younger children, which is why it’s important for parents to have a thorough understanding of these processes! Oral health and orthodontic problems are often times rather evident prior to a child developing the entirety of their permanent teeth, and depending on the particular circumstances it may be necessary […]

Why Mouthguards Are Crucial While Your Kids Play Any Sport

Mouthguards are necessary for every athlete, especially athletes that have braces! Breaking a tooth can literally happen to any athlete at any level of any sport, and these types of blows to the face can lead to serious issues for orthodontic patients as well. Most of these accidents are actually preventable, because wearing proper mouthguards […]

How You Can Improve Your Oral Health By Improving Your Posture!

Your posture poses a bigger risk to your oral health than you probably think! Every parent remembers being told by adult figures how their posture is important, and many parents today reiterate these teachings to our children. It’s been scientifically proven that an improved posture can lead to stronger backs and necks, as well as […]

How To Handle Orthodontic Emergencies When At Home and While Traveling

It’s always normal for braces patients to be worried about something going wrong, especially when they’re new to having brackets and wires outfitted within their mouth. Although the vast majority of our patients sail through their orthodontic treatment without ever experiencing any issues, it’s still important to know what to do in the very rare […]

Braces-Friendly BBQ Ideas For This Summer!

Summer has finally arrived, and all of us at James Karpac Orthodontics want to encourage everyone to stay safe in terms of social distancing, while still enjoying the warm weather with your family through classic summertime BBQ dinners! Everyone loves summer food like grilled chicken, juicy cheeseburgers and corn on the cob, but when it […]

Week 3 Update – A Letter from Dr. Karpac

https://youtu.be/i06oKP_Ohwc Hi Everyone, Dr Karpac here again!!! I wanted to give you an update on how things have gone over the past two and a half weeks. They’ve been an adjustment but things are going along fine. The protocols we have instituted based on the CDC, OSHA and the OSDB are all in effect. We […]

Week 1 Update – A Letter from Dr. Karpac

https://youtu.be/bAzIUP9Sd6c Hi Everyone, This is Dr. Karpac giving you an update on how our first week back went at JK Orthodontics!! It was great!! Thank you for those who came in this past week and trusted us and trusted us with their children they were brave, and they were protected. We have a protocol where […]

Welcome Back! A Letter from Dr. Karpac

Dear Patients: We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your […]

What to Know Before Scheduling Your Next Appointment

Ohio will soon be “reopening” in stages, which means our office will be reopening as well. You may be wondering if there’s anything you need to know before scheduling your next appointment. First, know that we will do everything we can to ensure your appointment is as safe as possible. We’ll be posting more information […]