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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 […]

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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? […]