Dr. Greg Jorgensen
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Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Posts Tagged ‘choosing an orthodontist’

Three Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

Posted by Dr. Jorgensen on May 25th, 2018
Three Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist

I recently broke a tooth. Being a child of the 1960’s, my mouth is full of good old-fashioned silver fillings. Like everyone else in my generation, I didn’t enjoy the benefits of fluoride in the drinking water. In fact, one of the most popular toothpaste commercials of my day showed a young child bouncing into the house after a dental checkup bragging “Mommy! Mommy! I only have one cavity!” Today we’d be upset if our kids had a new cavity at each visit, but back then cavities were the norm. The minute my tooth broke I knew that I was…

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How to Find a Good Orthodontist in Your Area

Posted by Dr. Jorgensen on April 14th, 2015
How to Find a Good Orthodontist in Your Area

Every time I read an orthodontic blog written by another orthodontist, there is almost always an article about how to choose an orthodontist. Predictably, when I get to the conclusion, the best orthodontist for the reader is usually the doctor writing the blog! I’ve always thought that was a little self-serving and vowed I’d never write an article like that myself. Surprisingly however, I’ve had quite a few readers who really want to know how to find a good orthodontist in their own area of the country. Since the vast majority of you reading this live nowhere near Rio Rancho,…

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Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

Posted by Dr. Jorgensen on March 11th, 2012
Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

An attractive, healthy smile is an asset that can last a lifetime. Not only will orthodontic treatment influence how you feel about yourself, it will also contribute to how healthy and stable your teeth are in the long run. Awarding “the contract” to the right orthodontist for your family is too important to simply accept the lowest bid. All smiles are not created equally and just because a dentist has a license is no guarantee that you’ll be happy with the results. Here are four things you may want to consider as you choose your orthodontist: First, consider the organization…

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