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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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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Q&A with Your Favorite Orthodontist

We at Petrous Orthodontics near Troy, MI understand that our patients will have questions about their orthodontic treatment. And top orthodontist, Dr. Jerek Petrous, loves taking the time to address each of our patient’s questions and concerns about the treatments we offer and their results. For our current and future patients, here are some of […]