Invisalign Vs. Smile Direct Club

Here at Petrous Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing the best orthodontic treatment options for our patients located in or near Sterling Heights, Hazel Park, Warren, Royal Oak, and surrounding Michigan areas. Dr. Petrous is a highly trained orthodontist in Sterling Heights and wants to keep you knowledgeable and aware of all available options to make sure you […]

How Much Do Braces Cost?

Dr. Jerek Petrous and our Smile For Life Team at Petrous Orthodontics specialize in providing high quality orthodontic treatment such as braces at manageable costs.  Serving the Madison Heights and greater Michigan areas, Dr. Petrous is dedicated to helping the same communities he was raised in.  We offer many options for smile transformation services including traditional braces, […]

Brighten Your Holiday Smile With These Oral Health Tips

Photo Credit: Pixabay  Brighten Your Holiday Smile With These Oral Health Tips With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably nestled all snug in your bed with visions of sugar plums, candy canes, sugar-sprinkled cookies, and other ooey-gooey delights dancing in your head. The holidays are about all those extra indulgences we wouldn’t dream […]

Foods You Can Eat with Braces

When you get braces through Petrous Orthodontics in Madison Heights, MI, what you can and can’t eat will become something to think about. Foods like nuts and hard candy can damage/break your braces, while biting into hard foods can pull away the brackets and wires, all of which could be painful and prolong treatment. Dr. Jerek […]

Dentists vs. Orthodontists: Why They Are Both Important

Dentists and orthodontists may differ in services, but they are both equally important. While Dr. Jerek Petrous and the team here at Petrous Orthodontics in Royal Oak, MI provide orthodontic treatment to people of all ages with conditions that vary in severity, we also recognize the importance of continuing to see your dentist on a regular […]

What Is an Orthodontist?

An orthodontist, like Dr. Jerek Petrous of Petrous Orthodontics near Troy MI, is a dentist who has undergone special training to treat facial and dental anomalies like malocclusions (an abnormality in the alignment of the upper and/or lower teeth); similar to medical doctors that choose to specialize in fields like neurology and endocrinology. What Kind of […]

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Traveling with Invisalign

Straightening teeth with Invisalign clear aligners near Hazel Park, MI is a specialty of Dr. Jerek Petrous and the team here at Petrous Orthodontics. When away from home, it is a portable and convenient method of orthodontic treatment for busy travelers. And because of it’s removable nature, Invisalign can be cleaned on the go, wherever there is a sink […]

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My Child Has Braces, but Do I Need to See an Orthodontist?

Orthodontic treatment may be considered an adolescent endeavor best undertaken early in life, but that is more of a perception than it is a reality. More than 20% of people in America being treated for orthodontic issues are actually adults. And our orthodontist, Dr. Jerek Petrous, here at Petrous Orthodontics near Royal Oak, MI, treats […]

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How to Protect Your Teeth This Summer

Now that summer is here, your favorite orthodontist, Dr. Jerek Petrous, wants to make sure his Sterling Heights, MI patients are keeping up with their teeth and braces. While summer is a good time to let your teeth shine, patients often let their oral hygiene deteriorate as they run into hazards while on vacation or […]

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Life with Braces: Can I Go Swimming?

For patients who are just beginning their journey with braces, it can be difficult navigating what you now can and cannot do with them. And during these hot summer months, many of our patients here at Petrous Orthodontics near Troy, MI are hesitant about simple activities such as swimming. “Am I even allowed to swim […]