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How Not to Forget Your Retainer
07/13/2018
While it's always exciting to finally get your braces off, it doesn't mean your orthodontic treatment is over. After finishing the active phase of your treatment, you'll enter the retention phase, and this is critical to ensuring your smile lasts. Wearing your retainer will give your new smile a chance to "set" into place, allowing you to enjoy it for a lifetime. Unfortunately, though, it's all too easy to forget your retainer or lose it somewhere – so as your comprehensive resource for orthodontic treatment in Kansas City, here a few tips from Creekwood Orthodontics on how not to forget your retainer!
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Why Summer is the Perfect Time for Braces
05/16/2018
Summer is in the air – and there's never been a better time to start with braces or Invisalign treatment. Creekwood orthodontics proudly provides convenient orthodontic treatment to patients throughout liberty, cameron, and Kansas city. Schedule a consultation for braces or invisalign today!
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Patient Referral Contest
04/28/2018
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we're proud to help patients throughout Cameron, Liberty, and the greater Kansas City, MO area achieve gorgeous new smiles through orthodontic treatment – but we also like to have a little fun with it, as well! That's why we're excited to launch a brand new patient referral contest, open to all our current patients. If you win, you'll take home a brand new Nintendo Switch!
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Braces-Friendly Valentine's Day Recipes
02/12/2018
Valentine’s Day is all about love and the day to indulge in everything sweet! But enjoying the usual Valentine’s treats like sticky and gooey chocolates and other goodies is something that those of you wearing braces can’t do. But don’t worry, your friendly Kansas City orthodontist is here to save the day! Below are a few recipes for some fun Valentine’s Day treats that won’t bust your braces.
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Propel: What Is It and How Does It Work?
01/08/2018
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we’re always striving to provide our patients with the best orthodontic experience possible. When you visit your Liberty, Cameron, and Kansas City orthodontist, you’ll find a team that places an emphasis on giving you a convenient and hassle-free orthodontic treatment. One of the ways that we’re able to offer such a convenient treatment for our patients is because we utilize accelerated orthodontics. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, allow us to tell you all about how our accelerated orthodontics, known as Propel, work.
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Spend Your FSA Dollars Before the End of the Year
12/19/2017
We understand the importance of attaining a straighter smile, which is why we’ll do all we can to help you get these vital procedures without you having to break your bank account. One of these ways that you can get a more affordable orthodontic treatment is by utilizing your flex spending account, if you have one – something we highly recommend that you look into before the end of the year.
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Fun Facts About Smiling & Happiness
11/19/2017
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we're proud to provide expert orthodontic treatment to patients throughout the Kansas City & Liberty, MO areas. We believe that a new smile is about more than just improving your appearance: having a smile you're proud to show off improves your confidence, your self-esteem, and your happiness overall. And it turns out, we're not alone in this belief – the science backs us up!
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Give the Gift of Invisalign
11/19/2017
The holidays are just around the corner, and we know that means many of our patients are drawing up shopping lists and getting ready to make gift purchases for friends, family, and loved ones. But this year, instead of buying trinkets or souvenirs, why not get your loved ones a gift they'll truly enjoy for a lifetime? As a leading orthodontic practice serving the Kansas City, MO area, we've seen time and again the impact that a beautiful smile can make – and that's why Invisalign makes the perfect gift for the holidays.
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Awards & Recognition
10/10/2017
Creekwood Orthodontics is your premiere practice when it comes to orthodontics in Liberty, Cameron & Kansas City, MO. Whether you’re looking for Kansas City Invisalign & Invisalign Teen, or you’re interested in Invisalign in Cameron & Liberty, Dr. Dorsch and his experienced team will help you achieve a straight, beautiful, & healthy smile. We are very proud to announce that Dr. Dorsch has been recognized for a number of awards. Read on to find out more about our award-winning practice.
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Back to School With Braces
09/18/2017
For many of our patients, this is their first time heading back to school with a new set of braces. For those students, we want to offer a few tips to make the transition into the school year just a little bit easier. Read more!
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Joining the Dr. Dorsch Family
05/18/2017
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we treat our staff members like family. We believe that to truly provide excellent care, we need to be more than just another orthodontic office – that's why we strive to foster an ethos of family in everything we do.
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Creekwood Orthodontics Improves The Patient Experience With Office Renovations
03/01/2017
Many take notice of Dr. John Dorsch for his long-time ownership of the Creekwood Orthodontics practice and for being one of the best orthodontists in the Northland. Now they will also notice the exceptional renovations he has completed in both his Cameron and, most recently, his Liberty orthodontic offices.
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FSAs Let You Save For Orthodontic Treatment
01/05/2017
The new year just started, and we know many of you are getting ready for all the rituals of starting over. If you've been considering starting towards a new smile this year, there's never been a better time! Flexible Spending Accounts are restarting in January, which means that you can begin saving tax-free money to improve your smile.
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This Fall, Fall in Love With Your Smile Again
09/23/2016
We strongly believe that everyone deserves a smile they can feel proud of in any situation, and we've seen time and again how life-changing a new smile can be. If you're thinking about making an investment in your best asset - your smile - then don't keep it on your bucket list. This fall, fall in love with your smile all over again.
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Welcome to Our New Staff!
09/12/2016
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we're proud to have one of the most hard working, caring teams of orthodontic professionals around - and we're very happy to say that our team just got bigger. We just took on a number of new team members, and we want to use this blog to give a warm welcome to all of our new staff members!
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The Creekwood Orthodontics Family is the Best
06/30/2016
Ever wish you were a part of a family you could count on when times got tough? The kind that is understanding, kind and supportive? Well, that’s what you’ll find here at Creekwood Orthodontics. And they proved it during the recent injury to Dr. Dorsch!
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Taking Care Of Your Invisalign Aligners
04/20/2016
The Creekwood orthodontic staff wants to make sure your Invisalign experience is the best possible. After Dr. Dorsch takes your impressions and creates your aligner trays, much of the success of your treatment is going to be depending on you. Here are ways to take good care of those Invisalign aligners.
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Fall in Love With Your New Smile
02/12/2016
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and that means many patients are getting ready to spend a romantic day with their special someone - or, for others, looking to find a special someone of their own! This year, instead of just focusing on celebrating or finding love, how about doing something that will improve your love life for years to come - starting down the path towards a beautiful new smile.
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How to Protect Your Toothbrush from Bacteria During Flu Season
12/22/2015
Flu season is almost here, but did you ever think that your teeth's best friend - your toothbrush - might be a potential source of infection? To combat that, this blog will give you a few simple ways to keep your toothbrush clean during the winter months
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Halloween with Braces 101
10/14/2015
Halloween is almost upon us, and while the ghosts, monsters, and zombies may have your hair standing on end, for us, there's one thing that's truly frightful about Halloween - the candy. For this blog, we're going to give you the most important steps for keeping your braces and teeth clean and healthy this Halloween.
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The Importance of a Mouth Guard During Sports
08/12/2015
Unfortunately, we’ve seen plenty of patients come in with broken braces or loose teeth thanks to a bad fall or tackle when they weren’t wearing a mouth guard. That's why for this blog, we want to explain why it's so vital to wear a mouth guard while playing sports this fall.
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Invisalign – A Clear Solution To A Confident Smile
06/17/2015
At Creekwood Orthodontics, we value creating a comfortable environment for our patients, in and out of the patient chair. That is why we are happy to be offering top quality Invisalign care at our offices in Kansas City, Liberty, and Cameron.
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It’s Time to Have a Smile That Shines
04/23/2015
With summer fast approaching, wouldn’t it be great if you could show off your smile, knowing it is on its way to being the best it can be?
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Brace-Friendly V-Day Treats That We Love!
02/10/2015
Love is in the air, and now, in the kitchen! With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, Creekwood Orthodontics wants to make sure you enjoy the holiday, while still showing your braces the love they deserve.
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Invisalign is the Gift That Lasts A Lifetime
12/09/2014
This time of year brings out the best in us, and now you can bring out the best in yourself or a loved one with the gift of a straight, healthy, confident smile.
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