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 […]

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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 […]

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Should I Still Get Braces as an Adult?

Many of our Sterling Heights, MI adult patients initially came to us with this question. And as common perception may have it, orthodontic treatment with braces isn’t just for kids and teenagers. In fact, nearly 20% of people wearing braces today are adults. Orthodontic treatment for adults can be highly effective and Dr. Jerek Petrous […]


Why Should I Get Braces as an Adult?

Many of our adult patients in the Royal Oak, MI area feel embarrassed and/or overwhelmed by the thought of having to undergo orthodontic treatment, but the truth of the matter is that adult orthodontics is very common. Did you know that one in every five patients undergoing orthodontic treatment is over the age of 21? […]


Do I Need Braces?

Dr. Jerek Petrous and Dr. John Marx and the team at Petrous Orthodontics have the knowledge and experience to advise their patients near Sterling Heights MI about orthodontic treatment options like braces. If the question is “Do I need braces?”, the answer may be easy to discern. What are braces? Braces are a system comprised […]


I Just Got Braces… Now What?

Dr. Jerek Petrous and Dr. John Marx and the staff at Petrous Orthodontics provide their patients with the best orthodontic care near Warren, MI. They work hard to ensure that every patient is provided with the appropriate, gentle, and affordable care they need and expect to solve any orthodontic problem. Braces are made with three […]


When Can My Child Get Braces?

While orthodontic treatment can start in patients as young as six years old, it is less about what age one can get braces than it is at what age they are ready for braces. Each child’s teeth develop differently, and that makes the appropriate age for braces differ as well. Some tips from. Dr. Jerek […]


Five Problems That Braces Can Correct

If you’re interested in orthodontic treatment with braces, Dr. Jerek B. Petrous, DDS MS, Dr. John D. Marx, DDS MS and the team at Petrous Orthodontics in Oakland County, MI provide complete information to their patients considering treatment with braces. If you are curious if braces can help you achieve your orthodontic treatment care goals, […]


Getting Braces From My Dentist

Can my general dentist provide me with orthodontic care? The easy answer is “Yes, a general dentist CAN offer a patient this treatment.” If a dentist can align and straighten a patient’s teeth with braces as well as an average orthodontist, then they are qualified to provide orthodontic treatment. Dr. Jerek B. Petrous, DDS MS […]

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The Health Benefits of Braces

There is a wide variety of orthodontic treatments to choose from that can give a patient a healthy, straight smile. Dr. Jerek B. Petrous DDS MS and Dr. John D. Marx DDS MS and the team at Petrous Orthodontics have the experience and the knowledge when working with patients near Clawson, MI to choose the […]