Amazing Smiles Stand Up and Smile Buddy Box

We are so excited to announce our newest community initiative, Stand Up and Smile! Through this program, our hope is to teach kids to ‘be a buddy, not a bully’ and to make bullying a thing of the past. Though Dr. Jeff and the Amazing Smiles team have always been passionate about anti-bullying education, our Stand…

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Keeping Your Retainers Safe

If you think about it, having braces is the easy part. You come into the office, they are adhered to your teeth, and from there they are adjusted for you by a professional. Just a little maintenance on your end to keep them clean. Then, once the braces are off, retainers enter the mix and…

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Dr. Julie Ruppel from Amazing Smiles

We are so excited to introduce the newest addition to our amazing team of doctors, Dr. Julie Ruppel, D.M.D. M.S.! Being an orthodontist is Dr. Ruppel’s passion, and her genuine care for her patients is apparent in everything she does. She shares our team’s vision of using the latest technologies to make your orthodontic experience…

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Student Athlete with Braces

When your child gets braces, you may be worried they won’t have time to go to practices, could suffer a mouth injury, or you may not be able to afford both braces and the costs associated with having an athlete in the family. Good news — having a child with braces doesn’t mean they can’t…

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Amazing Smiles Prevents Bullying with Stand Up and Smile

Watch any high school movie and you’ll see bullying as a major plot point. Unfortunately, high school bullying is just as present in the real world. Today, it takes many forms — verbal, social, and physical — and it’s happening at school, after school, and online. Here are the facts: The School Crime Supplement (National…

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Back-to-School With Braces: A Parent’s Guide

You’ve bought them new clothes, a backpack, binders, folders, pencils, maybe even a new phone or computer, oh, and one other thing — braces. Whether your child wanted them or not, they are heading back from summer vacation for a year of learning along with teeth straightening. Here are some tips to help them, and…

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Invisalign at Any Age - Perfect For Adults

Think you’re too old for Invisalign, or clear aligners? Or maybe you feel you’re still too young? Think again – Invisalign can work for people of all ages! What Is Invisalign? The Invisalign system is not a fixed orthodontic appliance like braces. Instead of brackets, bands, and wires, it uses a series of clear, removable…

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Amazing Smiles Summer Fun

We love summer in the midwest, don’t we? The sun is out, the pools are open, and everyone is ready to have some fun! Whether you’re traveling over summer or enjoying a stay-cation, here are some ways to enjoy the season while straightening your teeth. Summertime Treats That Are Braces-Friendly We know it can be…

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