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What to Pack For Lunch If You Have Braces
07/09/2020
If you’re planning on going to camp for a short while, or just taking a day trip out to the lake, it’s obvious that you’ll need to come equipped with plenty of food to keep yourself fueled up and ready for summer fun. Packing lunch doesn’t have to be tedious! As your provider of clear or metal braces in Lafayette, Oubre Orthodontics has put together the following snack and lunch ideas to help you stay full while keeping your braces happy.
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Treats For Braces
Safe Sweet Treats For Braces
06/11/2020
At Oubre Orthodontics, we’ve been creating gorgeous, healthy smiles for many years, and we’d love to do the same for you! Our mission is to make braces affordable so that anyone can improve their confidence with a brand new smile. That’s why we proudly offer a variety of orthodontic financing options, including monthly orthodontic payments, at our Lafayette location.
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Kid Oral Habits
Tips From Your Lafayette Orthodontist
05/13/2020
Oubre Orthodontics is not only passionate about beautiful smiles—we’re committed to helping our patients establish healthy habits for life. As your trusted Lafayette orthodontist, Dr. Matthew Oubre wants each of our patients to have straight, perfect smiles that last for years to come. That’s why we’re proud providers of Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, braces, clear braces & more in Lafayette. We know that good oral health starts from a young age, and habits formed in childhood are often habits for life. With this in mind, we proudly bring you the following tips for teaching good oral health habits to your children.
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Child Orthodontist
When Should I Take My Child to the Orthodontist
04/10/2020
At Oubre Orthodontics, we're proud to offer flexible, affordable orthodontic care to patients throughout greater Lafayette, LA. But in addition to providing treatments like braces and Invisalign, we strive to be a resource for every aspect of oral and orthodontic health. One question we hear often from parents is when they should bring their child in for an orthodontic evaluation, so today, we'd like to take some time to answer it.
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The Orthodontist’s Office Is Closed, What Does That Mean for My Treatment?
03/30/2020
Given the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, we have made the difficult, but important, decision to postpone any non-emergent appointments. You can be assured that this decision was not made lightly but was made to protect patients, staff and families.
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Orthodontist Questions
8 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist
03/19/2020
Orthodontic treatment can be a truly life-changing process, but to get the result you deserve, it's important to know how to ask the right questions. At Oubre Orthodontics, we're proud to offer convenient, affordable orthodontic treatment from our father and son team of orthodontists who have treated patients throughout the greater Lafayette area, making it easier than ever for patients to get the smiles they truly want. We strive to be a comprehensive resource when it comes to orthodontic care, so here are 8 questions you should ask your orthodontist at your next consultation or appointment.
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Invisalign
The First Week of Invisalign
12/30/2019
Invisalign is a unique treatment option as it uses no wires or bands to move teeth, just smooth, clear trays. Even with its comfortable, but effective design, there are a few things to consider during the few couple of weeks of Invisalign treatment
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Smiling child with braces at school
6 Ways to Take Care of Your Braces At School
09/19/2019
It can be fairly easy to ensure that your kids take care of their braces when they are at home. However, when they are out and about, such as during the school day, it becomes harder to ensure that your children are doing what need to be to take care of their braces. While you can't be with your child every waking moment of the day, you can set a regimen in place that will encourage your child to take care of their braces, even when they are gone at school.
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Oubre Orthodontics patient choosing between braces & Invisalign treatment
What To Consider When Choosing Braces
07/25/2019
Orthodontic technology has progressed by leaps and bounds in the last few decades. Straightening your teeth is not only possible, but there are multiple options available to fit your specific needs. Click to learn more!
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Caring for Braces at Home
Caring for Braces at Home
02/26/2019
If you recently invested in braces you may be overwhelmed by the number of rules by which you must abide to keep your mouth healthy and your new system intact. Our team at Oubre Orthodontics gets it. This at home guide is designed to help you prepare for life with braces and to make the transition from no brackets to brackets as seamless as possible.
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Drinks To Avoid With Braces
06/04/2018
Braces can give you a smile you love, but in turn, you must take care of your teeth while wearing them. As your trusted orthodontist in Lafayette, we at Oubre Orthodontics know that wearing braces means you have to make some dietary changes, and we understand that some of these may be challenging. However, we are here to support you and guide you through your orthodontic treatment.
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Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces
Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces
05/23/2018
So you're considering orthodontic treatment – congratulations! You're taking the first step to investing in your best asset. A new smile provides a boost in confidence and self-esteem that carries into every part of life, and you'll get to experience those benefits for a lifetime. But you may be wrestling with a tough question: should you get treatment with metal braces or clear braces? As your dedicated orthodontist in Youngsville and Lafayette, LA, the team at Oubre Orthodontics is here to help.
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When Is the Best Age for Braces?
When Is the Best Age for Braces?
10/21/2017
As your trusted providers of orthodontic treatments for adolescents, such as Invisalign Teen and kids braces, we at Oubre Orthodontics are proud to give children in and around Lafayette, Abbeville, and Youngsville, LA the quality orthodontic care and support that they deserve. This even includes being glad to answer any questions you may have! Speaking of which, we’d like to take the time to address a common question that we get when it comes to braces for kids. Many parents aren’t sure when the best time to get braces for their child is. We’d like to share with you a more in-depth answer to that question.
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Braces vs. Invisalign: Which Is Right for You?
Braces vs. Invisalign: Which Is Right for You?
10/18/2017
As your trusted orthodontists in Youngsville and Lafayette, LA, we at Oubre Orthodontics always want to do what’s orthodontically best for you – including finding the orthodontic treatment that will perfectly suit your needs. While we offer a plethora of different options, for most patients, it typically comes down to one of two choices: braces and Invisalign. We’d like to help you out with the difficult decision by comparing the two options and going over their pros and cons.
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Halloween Treats Safe for Braces
Halloween Treats Safe for Braces
10/16/2017
Sophisticated minds all know that Halloween is pretty much just about one thing: the delicious desserts! Unfortunately though, a patient with braces has to pay extra attention to what he or she eats, which means that many traditional Halloween candies aren’t exactly suitable snacks. Not to worry – as your trusted orthodontists serving the communities in and around Lafayette and Youngsville, LA, we at Oubre Orthodontics would like to give you a few recipes for some braces-friendly treats that’ll put you back into the Halloween spirit!
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Welcome to our blog!
08/23/2017
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and read our blog! We like to keep our patients up-to-date with what’s happening in the office, so check often for the latest posts.
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