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EmBRACE Your Journey & Leave Smiling!

Also Offering Pediatric Dentistry

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EmBRACE Your Journey & Leave Smiling!

Also Offering Pediatric Dentistry

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EmBRACE Your Journey & Leave Smiling!

Also Offering Pediatric Dentistry

While getting your child braces is primarily a medical decision — one that helps set them up for a lifetime of better health — there is another important reason to consider braces: They will ultimately improve your child’s self-esteem.

“Self-esteem” can be a squishy concept.

Some see the idea of “low self-esteem” as being nothing more than an excuse for poor behavior or lack of achievement. But the truth is, there is a solid connection between a person’s confidence in themselves and their overall success in life — whether that be defined professionally, financially or academically or whether it concerns relationships or value in any given community.

Throughout our careers, the staff at Bluffton Orthodontics have had a front-row seat to the transformations that happen for kids after they have had braces.

Here are just some of the improvements we’ve noticed in kids whose teeth we have straightened:

  1. They smile more. Smiling is not just an expression of incidental happiness and friendliness, it’s a self-fulfilling prophesy. The more you smile, the better you feel and the more people will want to be around you.
  2. They become more vocal. Some kids are naturally shy, but others find that their shyness was largely caused by feeling self-conscious about their teeth. We’ve heard of kids who never spoke up in class before suddenly having the confidence to participate.
  3. They take more pride in their appearance. There’s a philosophy in housekeeping that posits if you make it a point to always have a clean and gleaming kitchen sink, you will find it easier to keep the rest of your home clean. The clean sink subtly prompts you into doing “one more thing” to make the area around it look better and it works outward from there. The same can be said about having straightened teeth. You might find that your child now actually want to have neatly combed hair and ironed clothes.
  4. They are nicer to others. Having braces can be humbling. It can also boost empathy. But mostly, the confidence gained from having straightened teeth and a more ready smile goes a long way in creating and spreading sunshine.
  5. They try new things. We can’t say enough good things about “having confidence.” We’ve seen kids take on new sports, try out for their school plays and, yes, ask that special someone to the school formal.
  6. They make new friends. A smile is the first invitation to friendship.
  7. They become more generous in spirit. An investment in self-esteem pays back compound interest. The better a kid feels about herself, the easier she finds it to praise and thank others, the more effortless it is for her to brighten someone else’s day.

The staff at Bluffton Orthodontics are so proud of our patients and the many positive changes we’ve seen come from wearing braces. We love to share their stories of success. Give us a call at 843-815-2521 to set up a free consultation (we promise we won’t gush too much).

Your Top-Rated & New Favorite Orthodontist in Bluffton, SC, for Braces & ClearCorrect...

My experience at Bluffton Orthodontics is beyond amazing. My treatment went really fast and I am more than happy with my results, I received so many compliments on how beautiful my smile is. Dr Garrison and his staff is EXCELLENT and I can’t thank you all enough. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

- Romario W.
romario 5 star review

We recently moved into the area not knowing anyone. We shopped around for orthodontic continued care for one of our kids who already had braces on from a different country. Dr Garrison assured us he could continue the care following the previous doctor’s recommendation for continued treatment. Now, he just put braces on another one of our children. His staff is helpful and friendly. We love going in for visits.

- Rina P.
rina 5 star review

Excellent staff! My daughter was very nervous about getting braces, but the staff walked her through the whole process. I highly recommend Dr. Garrison and his staff!

- Candice F.
candice 5 star review

I just absolutely love this place.. Everyone is very friendly.. And affordable..I highly recommend going there. 😊 Wish I could give 10 Stars!

- James M.
james 5 star review

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Bluffton Orthodontics. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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Our Bluffton
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337 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910

843-815-2521

Office Hours:
We have rotating convenient before & after work & school hours. Please call to schedule!

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Our Bluffton
Orthodontics Office
337 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910

843-815-2521

Office Hours:
We have rotating convenient before & after work & school hours. Please call to schedule!

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