To-Do Tips to Clean Your Invisalign® Aligners

It’s exciting to get new Invisalign® aligners and to anticipate the end result of a bright, uniform smile. While Invisalign aligners are self-contained, removable, and fairly easily maintained, it’s important that you clean them along with your daily teeth brushing routine. This will keep them odor-free and invisible to the naked eye. There are no… Read more »

What’s on the Menu When You Have Braces?

A lot can be said about the foods you cannot eat with braces, but do you wonder what you can eat? Actually, there are plenty of things you can prepare. We can only give you a brief overview, but hopefully you will see that your meals will not be quite as restricted as you may… Read more »

Will I Need a Retainer?

You and your braces have been together for a long time. You may not feel like your braces are old friends, but still you have logged some miles together. But one day, it will be time for your braces to come off, and you can finally reveal your new smile to the world. Well, almost…. Read more »


The familiar tune rings through our hearts as we recognize why Christmastime is truly “the most wonderful time of year”.  There are the lights, the parties, the caroling, the presents – all of which are pretty great, but we believe what truly makes this time of year so wonderful is the opportunity it gives us… Read more »

Pierson Orthodontics Fall Festival 2017

It’s our favorite time of year here at Pierson Orthodontics! Not only is it National Orthodontic Health Month, but it’s a time we get together with our patients and their families and friends at our annual Fall Festival. We had such a great time with everyone this year and are so grateful to all who… Read more »

A Simple Ceramic Coating Can Make Braces Less Noticeable

As your child has grown older, their 20 primary teeth have gradually been shed to be replaced by the 32 teeth that will need to serve them for the rest of their lives. Sometimes their teeth can emerge too close together or at an improper angle. This can leave them feeling self-conscious about their unappealing… Read more »

How Can I Minimize Tooth Misalignment in My Child?

Having a crooked smile is quite inconvenient, but fortunately, orthodontics can help you align your teeth and achieve the smile of your dreams. However, did you know there are things you can do at an early age to minimize tooth misalignment? Well, it’s true, which is why our orthodontist, Dr. Pierson, encourages you to do… Read more »

Child Fear to ChildSafe

Childhood. How would you describe yours? Waking up to having a breakfast made that satisfies your taste buds and stomach, having transportation to and from school, being involved in extracurricular activities that seem to never stop asking for necessary purchases, dinners out and fun vacations. Or perhaps, it was waking up to pour your own… Read more »

Summer Road Trip Essentials

You can hear the kids laughing, the occasional sweet music of the ice cream truck, fireworks randomly going off at all times of the day (Oh, that might be just for us outside the city limits). These noises represent summer, and with summer comes, road trips! We have put together a list of essentials that… Read more »

And the Pierson Orthodontics Teacher of the Year Award Goes to…

“Teachers who love teaching…teach children to love learning.” This is definitely true of Mrs. Seaman from Thornton Elementary who was selected as Pierson Orthodontics Teacher of the Year! Dr. Pierson and his wife, Jill, surprised Mrs. Seaman on Friday with a visit to her classroom to award her with her gift.  As they entered the… Read more »