The Different Types of Braces

When it comes to straightening your smile, there are many different types of braces. In the not-so-distant past, your options were pretty limited to bulky, uncomfortable metal braces, but we’re proud to say a lot has changed over the years. While metal braces are still the most durable and efficient option, they have become a Read More

When Do Your Braces Come Off?

The smile reveal is more than just getting your braces off; it can be the end of an era and the beginning of a whole new you. At the beginning of the process, your excitement over the possibilities and imagining your new life of shiny, straight smiles is enough to make the results seem not Read More

Orthodontic Emergencies & Sports Safety for Kids’ Mouths

Dr. Glenn Glass and his experienced team at Glass Orthodontics have seen it all when it comes to chipped teeth and broken appliances from sports-related injuries. While our patients probably won’t go through a real orthodontic emergency because they aren’t widespread, we believe that avoiding tooth and mouth injuries in children while playing sports can Read More

7 Tips for Brushing Your Teeth with Braces

You’ve taken a big step by having braces put on. You’re now officially on the path towards a healthy smile. It’s an exciting time, but it comes with a learning curve. You may need to adjust as you get used to your new orthodontic treatment, but it will become second nature before you know it.   Read More

Can Orthodontics Fix Facial Asymmetry?

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you meet them? For most people, it’s the person’s smile. That smile says a lot about a person.  Are they confident and outgoing, or are they more reserved and shy?  Beyond your smile, people typically notice the symmetry of your face next. Most people have Read More

Questions To Ask When Choosing An Orthodontist

Making the right decision is always the goal, especially in choosing the right orthodontist for your unique smile needs. Here at Glass Orthodontics, Dr. Glenn Glass prides himself on making cosmetic orthodontics in Atmore, Brewton, Bay Minette, and Daphne, AL, affordable and accessible to anyone interested in a healthy and beautiful smile. We believe educated Read More

Busting the Top 10 Braces Myths

If you are looking into the prospect of getting braces, it’s normal to be a little apprehensive. You’ve likely only heard the worst possible things about the metal apparatuses of old and, like a game of telephone, the legends grow with each report. At Glass Orthodontics, we believe an informed patient will have the most Read More

Fact or Fiction: the Truth about Invisalign

Have you been thinking about improving your smile with orthodontics but aren’t sure if braces are for you? We’ve got good news—Invisalign clear aligners could be just what you’re looking for! This innovative system is an exciting alternative to traditional braces that gives you the same great results without brackets and wires. Invisalign has been Read More

5 Things You Will Not Get With Mail Order Orthodontics

With the entire world practically at your fingertips, it’s easier than ever to get anything you could need or want to be delivered directly to your door. This convenience has even gained popularity in the world of orthodontics with direct-to-consumer, or mail order, aligners.  Mail-order aligners significantly lean on the promise of lower prices and Read More

The Importance of Early Treatment

Although most orthodontic patients begin treatment in their teens once all their permanent teeth are in place, orthodontics can benefit patients of all ages, especially young children! In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends every child has an initial screening before they start third grade. Even if early treatment isn’t necessary right away (and, Read More