• Tips On How To Properly Care For Your Metal Braces

    October 2, 2019

    Brushing Basics   Brushing is one of the most important aspects of wearing braces. Plaque can easily become trapped inside and around them, so the following steps will guarantee that you get into all those hard-to-reach places. Hold your brush at a 45-degree angle towards the gums Brush from the top and bottom of each […]

  • Find the best Orthodontist office in Grand Rapids with these 5 tips

    August 30, 2019

    It can be hard to find the right orthodontist if you’ve never been through treatment before. If you’re looking to slip into a new orthodontic routine now that summer is coming to an end, check out these tips to find the best orthodontic office in Grand Rapids, MI: Check Out Online Reviews It’s important to […]

  • 4 common reasons to get braces and how to find the best Grand Rapids Orthodontist. Part 2

    August 30, 2019

    Last week, we talked about the four most common reasons to get braces. However, this is only a small part of orthodontic treatment. There’s so much more to orthodontic care, such as preparation and expectations when visiting an orthodontist. At Knapp Orthodontics, we take pride in making sure our patients understand the treatment process. Whether […]

  • 4 Common reasons to get braces and how to find the best Grand Rapids Orthodontist. Part 1

    August 30, 2019

    Nowadays, both kids and adults are seizing the opportunity to get braces. Although many patients receive orthodontic care – or braces – for cosmetic purposes, there are a variety of other reasons why braces may be a beneficial treatment for you or a loved one. A beautiful, straight smile builds confidence and inhibits future orthodontic […]

  • Grand Rapids Orthodontist vs Grand Rapids Dentist. What’s the Difference?

    August 6, 2019

    It’s pretty a common to question – what is the real difference between an orthodontist and dentist? Both help patients maintain and improve their oral health, but both practitioners do so uniquely. As dentists in Grand Rapids practice dentistry broadly, helping with issues regarding teeth, gums and the jaw, an orthodontist specializes in occlusion, straightening […]

  • What is the best age to get braces?

    August 2, 2019

    Want to know the best thing about orthodontic treatment? You can get it at any time. There are no age restrictions for getting braces or clear aligners. If you want to change something about your smile, you can do so at any point in your life! Here at Knapp Orthodontics in Grand Rapids, we take […]

  • Metal Braces for Children and the Top-Rated Orthodontist approach for success.

    July 31, 2019

    It can be scary if your child needs braces at a young age. But in working with an experienced orthodontist, you can feel comfortable your child will be in good hands. Top-rated orthodontists have a calculated approach and will make sure an individualized treatment plan is used throughout the entire treatment process. At Knapp Orthodontics, […]

  • Types of Braces and What to Consider

    July 31, 2019

    Schedule an Orthodontist Consultation Today When it comes to braces, there are a lot more options than 20 years ago. In fact, braces have been used as a method for straightening teeth for nearly 300 years, and some orthodontic devices can be traced as far back as Ancient Egypt. That being said, people today often […]

  • Grand Rapids Orthodontist Reviews. Find out what to ask when you need braces.

    July 15, 2019

    Many people know they need braces but don’t know exactly how to proceed or what questions to ask. When looking to start braces it is important to find an orthodontist. Orthodontists are dentists who have an additional 2-3 years of residency training specifically in braces and all orthodontic treatment. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) […]

  • 4 Top Reasons to Get Braces

    June 7, 2019

    You may think braces are a thing of the past, especially with new orthodontic treatments – like Invisalign – on the market. But there is always a time and place for braces. As orthodontic treatment is common, don’t be worried if you or someone you know may require braces or another form of orthodontic treatment. […]