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Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics

        WHEN WE PICTURE SOMEONE with braces, we usually picture a teenager with a mouthful of colorful brackets. What we don’t typically picture is orthodontic appliances on younger children. However, interceptive orthodontics can reduce the need for tooth extraction and jaw surgery, correct certain problems as they appear, encourage better facial development, shorten … Continue reading “Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics”

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How do Braces Move My Teeth?

Braces are an effective way to correct a wide range of oral conditions including bad bite or malocclusion, crooked or protruding teeth, misaligned jaws or a misalignment anywhere in the mouth. Although you may have heard about braces and how they can correct conditions like this, you may still be wondering: How do braces work?

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Do I Need to Wear a Retainer After Braces?

Your treatment with braces is finished, and your braces are finally off! It’s an exciting time and now that you are enjoying your new smile, it is important to take measures to maintain it by wearing a retainer. Don’t let your hard work and investment in a straighter smile go to waste after your braces … Continue reading “Do I Need to Wear a Retainer After Braces?”

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Halloween, Candy, Your Braces & Aligners

WE ALL LOVE EATING our favorite candy from time to time, especially around Halloween. But those treats can get tricky for orthodontic patients, because many of the standard goodies are harmful to braces. So how can you safely enjoy your spooky night of fun and sweets? Just follow our guidelines  at Gutierrez Orthodontics of what to … Continue reading “Halloween, Candy, Your Braces & Aligners”

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Should I Visit My Regular Dentist During My Orthodontic Treatment?

Once you have your braces on, you may think since you are visiting Dr. Gutiérrez every four to eight weeks, you don’t need to visit your general dentist. At Gutiérrez Orthodontics, we recommend that during your orthodontic treatment with us, you continue to visit your general dentist every six months.

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We’re Moving!

Our South Tampa office is relocating to a new facility in the area! We’ve been steadily growing, so to accommodate our patients and continue providing the highest level of care to the South Tampa area, we will be moving our office to a new location.

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Don’t DIY Your Braces

AS PARENTS, WE ARE often impressed by the ingenuity of our tweens and teens, but not every idea they come up with is a good one. One of the more alarming new trends that’s been popping up lately is do-it-yourself braces or mail order aligners. Quite a few teenagers have been posting videos demonstrating to their … Continue reading “Don’t DIY Your Braces”

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Back to School Tips for Your Braces

With school starting soon, many are out getting new clothes and school supplies to prepare for the upcoming year. If your child got braces this summer, it is also important to prepare for taking care of their braces during the school year. Braces can change their daily routine, so here at Gutiérrez Orthodontics, we’ve prepared … Continue reading “Back to School Tips for Your Braces”

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The Facts About Orthodontics by Mail

It may sound convenient to use an orthodontic company that promises to straighten your teeth via mail. Companies like SmileDirectClub or SnapCorrect are just a few of the orthodontic companies out there who claim they can fix your smile through the mail. Before trusting your smile and the health of your teeth to a service … Continue reading “The Facts About Orthodontics by Mail”

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Are You Ready To Chalk Dr. G?

ARE YOU EXCITED to chalk Dr. Gutierrez We are! We like to have fun in our practice, and with your participation, we’re going to help Dr. Gutierrez have fun in this summer heat an explosion of color! This month, when you come to our office, you’ll have a chance to help us fill up the … Continue reading “Are You Ready To Chalk Dr. G?”

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Our Locations

North Tampa

  • 1303 W. Fletcher Ave
    Tampa, FL 33612

  • 813-968-1611
  • Hours Of Operation:

    Monday: 9am - 7pm
    Tuesday-Thursday: 8am - 5pm
    Friday: By Appointment

South Tampa

  • 3825 Henderson Blvd.,Suite 502
    Tampa, FL 33629

  • 813-968-1611
  • Hours Of Operation:

    Monday: 9am - 7pm
    Tuesday-Thursday: 8am - 5pm
    Friday: By Appointment