Entries by Stephen Trevathan

Step by Step Guide to Invisalign Cleaning Crystals

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “Invisalign cleaning crystals”? If you ask us, they sound dazzling, perhaps even a bit mystical! Okay, okay…. in reality, cleaning crystals may not be as mystical as they sound, but they can be a part of getting the dazzling smile of your dreams. Here are […]

7 Foods To Eat After Your Oral Surgery in Asheville

If you are coming in for oral surgery in Asheville, it can be helpful to have some information about what to expect. One question that many of our patients at BRO have is “what can I eat after oral surgery?” This is a very good question as you will need to make some adjustments to […]

5 Signs Your Retainer Needs A Replacement

After orthodontic treatment, you will need a retainer in order to maintain that perfect smile that you got through orthodontic treatment. Unfortunately, we don’t have the technology for an eternal retainer (yet). You will need to eventually schedule an appointment for retainer replacement. Here are 5 common signs that mean your retainer needs to be […]

Why You Need A Retainer After Braces

Happy day! You’re finally getting your braces removed after months or even years of orthodontic treatment. You made that significant investment to improve your smile and your oral health, and now it’s time to reap the benefits. But wait! Your WNC orthodontist just mentioned the word “retainer.” Why are they saying that you need a […]

Impressions Vs Other At Home Orthodontic Treatments

Have you heard about our Impressions invisible aligners? They are a new and discreet way to straighten your teeth at home. Similar to Invisalign, Our new invisible aligners are made from medical grade plastic material that is molded after a 3D digitized scan is taken of your teeth. After your initial consultation and 3D scan […]

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Orthodontist

Choosing the right orthodontist can be a difficult decision if you live in North Carolina. You do have plenty of options to choose from, but who is going to be the best for you? given the time and money that you will invest in this relationship, it’s it’s not something you want to take lightly. […]

Are Ceramic Braces Right For You?

If you’re an adult who needs to get braces, you may feel wary about the idea. Traditional metal braces aren’t exactly the easiest things to hide if you’re going for a first date or an important interview. That being said, straightening your teeth is extremely important. Not something we recommend avoiding because you are self-conscious […]

How To Get Free Teeth Whitening This February

When was the last time that you got your teeth whitened? If it has been a while, then you’ll be excited to hear about a special offer that Blue Ridge Orthodontics is running this February! For anyone planning on starting orthodontic treatment during the month of February, we are offering $214 off the total price […]

Snacking with Braces – The Complete Guide

Starting orthodontic treatment comes with lots of life changes, some of which are exciting, like feeling the subtle shift as your teeth are aligned into a brilliant new smile, but others can be less thrilling, like learning the proper way to brush with braces. One of the most important adjustments that a person has to […]

20 Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

Thinking of getting Invisalign? Then we think you’re on track to getting the smile of your dreams! As the team behind an board certified orthodontist office, you may think we’re a bit biased―and perhaps we are. After all, we’ve devoted our lives to smiles! But we also believe in keepin’ things real, so here you […]