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Early Treatment
12/15/2020

While crooked or misaligned baby teeth may seem like they can be ignored given that they will eventually fall out, they are important in that they set the stage for adult teeth to grow in. Early orthodontic treatment is designed to help catch signs of severe dental conditions early on, and address them before they become too serious.

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Paris and Camden, TN Orthodontist
12/15/2020

McClain Orthodontics is dedicated to serving the community of Paris, TN and its surrounding areas. We welcome patients of all ages and provide them with the highest quality care and the very latest orthodontic treatments available. At McClain we understand the importance of orthodontic treatment during adolescence, and we work closely with teens and their families to ensure that they achieve the healthiest and brightest smile possible, and enjoy their beautiful results for a lifetime.

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Pros and Cons of Different Types of Braces
11/16/2020

Getting braces can be an exciting journey toward confidence and a new-and-improved beautiful smile, but you may be wondering which type of braces to choose. Below, we’ve explained the main differences between the three types of braces we offer at McClain Orthodontics.

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How Are Braces Put On?
10/15/2020

McClain Orthodontics offers expert family orthodontic care in Paris, TN. Dr. Michael McClain and our friendly team help patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. Since our office provides a variety of braces to fit your specific treatment needs, we want to educate our patients about how braces are put on.

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The Process of Getting Braces
04/18/2020

At McClain Orthodontics, we're proud to help patients throughout Paris, TN and the surrounding areas achieve healthy, beautiful smiles through orthodontic treatment, working to make treatment as convenient as possible for our patients. Despite new options like Invisalign, braces are still the most popular treatment we offer, and that leaves many prospective patients curious about the process of getting braces.

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Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist
03/16/2020

Orthodontic treatment is a surefire path towards a healthy, beautiful new smile, and partnering with a skilled, Board-certified orthodontist is the best way to get there. While a quality orthodontist is vital to successful treatment, it's also important to educate yourself as a patient.

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How Much Does Invisalign Cost?
02/12/2020

At McClain Orthodontics, we know that cost is an important consideration when choosing a treatment option. We work hard to offer our patients the best possible value with our services. Our goal is for you to be as happy with the bill as you are with your beautiful smile.

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Moving To Paris, TN? Here Are 5 Things You Need To Know
01/10/2020

Welcome to McClain Orthodontics! We’re an orthodontic office in Paris, TN, and we’re proud of what our small town has to offer. Before you settle in, check out this guide with some helpful information about the area.

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What To Know When Your Teenager Is Getting Orthodontic Treatment
10/25/2018

Navigating parenthood through those dreaded teenage years is complicated enough without confusing orthodontic treatments. At McClain Orthodontics, we like to keep it simple. Do you have questions about your teenager’s orthodontic care? We have answers. Visit our office in Paris, TN to get more information about your child’s specific needs.

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How Long Does Invisalign Take To Straighten Teeth?
08/16/2018

We all want a healthy and happy smile, but at McClain Orthodontics we know that not everyone is comfortable with having metal in their mouths for an extended period of time. Thankfully, we are proud to offer Invisalign as a method of teeth adjustment to our patients.

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Foods to Avoid When Wearing Braces
06/21/2018

At McClain Orthodontics, we want your orthodontic treatment to be as pleasant and effective as possible. Whether you are getting braces or trying our Invisalign clear aligners, our expert staff will guide you through the process every step of the way and answer any questions that you may have. One of the most frequent concerns of our Paris braces patients is what foods they can eat and which ones they should avoid.

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National Facial Protection Month
04/20/2018

National Facial Protection Month has the aim of raising public awareness and reminding athletes to stay safe while playing sports. While sports are often seen as a fun and enjoyable way to get some exercise and stay healthy, they can also cause a number of different facial injuries, whether it’s from a person-to-person collision or just because of an errant ball or puck. To help stay safe, we encourage taking precautions, such as making sure to wear any optional protective headgear, including helmets and eyewear.

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DIY Orthodontics & Why It's Bad For You
02/15/2018

At McClain Orthodontics, we believe everyone deserves a smile they're proud of, and we strive to make convenient orthodontic treatment as affordable and accessible as possible to everyone in the Paris, TN community. Unfortunately, however, we've started to see the emergence of an unsettling trend: do-it-yourself orthodontics, or DIY braces.

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What To Expect When Getting Braces
12/19/2017

Getting braces put on can be quite the life-altering experience! While an efficient orthodontic treatment will require you to make a few lifestyle changes in order to maintain the treatment's effectiveness, it'll all be worth it in the end as they'll help you achieve a beautiful smile that you've previously only been able to dream about!

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What's The Difference Between An Orthodontist & Dentist?
10/25/2017

While an orthodontist and a dentist can both help improve your oral health, the two health care providers go about it in different ways.

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Choosing The Right Orthodontist
08/22/2017

A beautiful, healthy smile is an asset that helps you for a lifetime, and it's one you carry with you everywhere you go. The best way for most people to achieve that smile is through an excellent orthodontist, but understanding how to choose the right orthodontist for you can be a challenge.

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