1. Should I Get Braces as an Adult?

    "Isn’t it already too late for me to have braces and straight teeth?" We frequently get asked this question by adults who are interested in straightening their teeth but are not sure if they are a good candidate. Your orthodontist in Greeley, Dr. Brad Edgren, is an expert in braces for all ages. He specializes in early intervention, but also treats teens and adults. While it is true that straigh…Read More

  2. At What Age Should a Child Go to the Orthodontist?

    As you watch your child’s smile go from their baby teeth to their adult teeth, the thought of orthodontics might enter your mind. Adult teeth often look awkward as they find their place in the mouth of young people. Dr. Brad Edgren, in Greeley, is a nationally renowned orthodontist and expert at diagnosing problems through the use of the most modern technology, and the treatment of many complex …Read More

  3. The Importance Of Using the Best Tools Available in Orthodontics

    When you are choosing an orthodontist, of you course you want the best for your child, or for yourself. Without doing a prohibitive amount of research yourself, how does the average person choose an orthodontist? One way is to look at the tools they use. This week’s blog will look at palate expansion and how 3D imaging is the best tool for the job. Sure the straightness of the teeth matter, but …Read More

  4. A Guide to Living with Braces

    Congratulations! If you are one of the lucky 4 million people who are wearing braces, you have embarked on a transformative time in your life! And if you are being treated by Dr. Brad Edgren in Greeley, you are in the hands of a leading expert in orthodontics! No Matter the Reason, Here You Are Braces are used to treat a variety of types of malocclusions, or misalignments, in the bite of the teeth…Read More

  5. Orthodontic Care for TMJ

    The orthodontic practice of Dr. Brad Edgren is not your everyday orthodontic office. Other orthodontists see crooked teeth and perhaps an occasional special case, but Dr. Edgren specializes in special cases. He has a master of Science in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orthognathic Surgery and is a well-known author on clinical orthodontic topics. He treats crooked teeth too, but if there ha…Read More

  6. Braces: Best Way To Manage Pain

    Braces are a great solution to fix problems to align your teeth. Braces were designed to either pull apart or push teeth together so they align and are as straight as possible. This causes your teeth to shift on purpose and this sometimes feels very uncomfortable, if not painful.   “Beauty is pain” and in this case, they are not wrong. Braces do their job, but can be a bother in the proce…Read More

  7. Braces: Best Practices to Keep Them Clean And Healthy

    Braces can be a major adjustment to everyday life. They give you a slightly different appearance, have to be maintained properly, and can be a bit uncomfortable. However, in the grand scheme of things, it will all be worth it because it leads to a gorgeous smile. Dr. Edgren and our associates want to educate you on the best orthodontic practices to manage your new braces. Dr. Edgren has been an O…Read More

  8. Dr. Edgren: The Top of His Field

    In our last blog, we introduced some reasons that Dr. Edgren is an orthodontist with a difference. We’ll continue this week with a look at some reasons that Dr. Edgren is an orthodontist that people seek out, regardless of distance. 3D Imaging Orthodontics involves applying pressure to teeth to move them into proper position. Even a subtle change in the position of a tooth can influence the othe…Read More

  9. Welcome To Our Blog!

    Welcome to the blog of the orthodontic practice of Dr. Brad Edgren. Dr Edgren is a different kind of orthodontist. In this blog, we’ll introduce a few of the differences that make Dr. Edgren an orthodontist who is sought by people living outside of our Northern Colorado region. More than Just Straight Teeth Of course, everyone wants straight, great-looking teeth with a smile that impresses and a…Read More

  10. Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics can be Very Expensive!

    There is nothing that gives one more self-satisfaction or pride than doing a job yourself. Painting the family room, fixing a sprinkler line, or building a deck all bring a sense of accomplishment for a job well done. However, there are some tasks where doing it yourself (DIY) is not advisable and can be down right dangerous without proper training. No one would question that performing open heart…Read More