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How much do braces cost in Tampa?

When you invest in your smile, you invest in your health and well-being. The life-long benefits of straight, healthy teeth and a radiant smile is hard to put a price on, but we also understand the reality that everyone needs to know the bottom line. The short answer is: costs vary.

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children's orthodontics

What is the Right Age to See the Orthodontist?

You may have noticed that children are starting braces younger these days. Did you know that the ideal age for children to be seen by a Tampa orthodontist for the first time is age seven? According to the American Association of Orthodontists, most problems can be identified by that age.

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What is two phase orthodontic treatment?

Have you noticed children with braces at younger ages these days? There’s a reason for that. As changes in orthodontic technology and philosophy have advanced, so have the approaches to orthodontics.

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What is a Smile Analysis? – Initial Orthodontic Consultation

Here is our philosophy and approach at Gutierrez Orthodontics:   A smile analysis of how your teeth, lips and facial structures could work harmoniously in order to get the ideal smile with a functional occlusion (byte). This analysis is usually conducted as follows;     First Appointment:   Initial Consultation At the first appointment, the patient is … Continue reading “What is a Smile Analysis? – Initial Orthodontic Consultation”

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Tips For a Tear Free Visit to the Orthodontist

How to Make Your Next Trip To Your Tampa Orthodontist Pain Free Is your child reluctant to visit the orthodontist? Say no more. Your child will be in good hands when he or she steps through the door at Gutierrez Orthodontics. Here are a few ways you can ease the process by setting the stage … Continue reading “Tips For a Tear Free Visit to the Orthodontist”

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Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?

SO, YOU WANT TO whiten your teeth. You’re not alone! In fact, when the American Association of Orthodontics asked what people would most like to improve about their smile, the most common response was whiter and straighter teeth. At Gutierrez Orthodontics we have Several Teeth Whitening Options   With so many teeth whitening products on the … Continue reading “Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?”

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Why choose an AAO Orthodontist

            YOU DESERVE A SMILE that reflects your best possible you, which is why you deserve an orthodontist who is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), like Dr. Alex Gutiérrez. It takes three additional years of specialized study beyond dental school to become a Specialist in Orthodontics and … Continue reading “Why choose an AAO Orthodontist”

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Why Straight Teeth?

  TO SOME, IT MIGHT seem like the benefits of having straight teeth are purely cosmetic. And those benefits certainly do exist. Studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight teeth as wealthier, happier, and more dateable than someone with crooked teeth. But there are plenty of other important benefits as well. Consequences Of Crooked … Continue reading “Why Straight Teeth?”

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Causes of Bad Breath and How To Avoid It

Halitosis, or persistent bad breath, is one of the most common reasons people seek dental care other than for help with tooth decay and gum disease.

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FSA Spending and Orthodontic Treatment

Did you know the current IRS regulations allow qualified participants of a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to be reimbursed for orthodontia prepayments? This is especially important for orthodontia services which typically occur over the span of multiple years.

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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

  • 3302 W. Azeele St.
    Tampa, FL 33609

  • 813-968-1611
  • Hours Of Operation:

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