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The History of Braces & Who Invented Them

The History of Braces & Who Invented Them | Brodie Bowman Orthodontics

Teeth straightening methods have come quite a long way throughout the centuries! The concept of orthodontics and straightening teeth dates back to ancient times, but modern braces like those we offer at Brodie Bowman Orthodontics were not available until the last several decades. Here’s a brief history of braces and an introduction to the people […]

How Long Should You Wear SmartClip Braces?

At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we offer professional, effective treatments for orthodontic transformation, including SmartClip braces. Today we’re discussing some common questions about this treatment, including one of the most popular questions: how long do I have to wear them? How Long Should You Wear SmartClip Braces? Like any orthodontic treatment, […]

How Do Diamond Braces Work?

In the world of orthodontics, there are a variety of treatment options available to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. One such option is diamond braces, a specialized treatment option that may help boost your comfort and confidence during your journey to a straighter smile. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Niceville, FL, we […]

The Various Dental Conditions That Invisalign Can Fix

The Various Dental Conditions That Invisalign Can Fix | Brodie Bowman Orthodontics

Maintaining optimal oral health is important for the health of your whole body, and addressing dental conditions such as crooked or crowded teeth is an important step. Invisalign provides an option for patients who are looking for alternatives to braces. These convenient dental appliances can minimize the restrictions that you might have with alternative options […]

How Long Do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth?

How Long Do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth? | Brodie Bowman Orthodontics

If your orthodontist has recommended braces for you or your child, you may have many questions about the process, the braces themselves, and how long you or your child will need to wear them. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we can provide you with all of the information you need to […]

Can You Play Sports While Wearing Invisalign?

At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we keep up-to-date on the best in orthodontic care, including Invisalign. A modern alternative to traditional braces, it involves the use of clear aligners made from a comfortable, almost invisible material to gently guide your teeth into their desired positions. They are popular among people seeking […]

Who Is a Good Candidate for Traditional Braces?

Traditional braces are a time-tested orthodontic treatment option designed to help you achieve a straighter and healthier smile. Made of metal brackets, wires, and rubber bands that work together to gradually align the teeth and correct misalignments, metal braces have been used for decades and have proven to be highly effective. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics […]

What You Can and Can’t Eat With Braces


If you have braces, you already know they require extra care and attention to ensure they stay in good condition and that your teeth remain healthy. One aspect of this care is what you can and cannot eat while wearing braces. Here at Brodie Bowman Orthodontics, we understand that braces can be restricting. We have […]

How Long Does Invisalign Take to Work?


While orthodontic concerns are commonly associated with adolescence, adults can still benefit from teeth correction. Invisalign offers a new and less invasive method to straighten misaligned teeth without using traditional metal braces. This treatment uses custom-made, clear aligners to fit your teeth and address crookedness.  If you’re considering Invisalign, Dr. Bowman is a qualified orthodontic […]

Understanding How Invisalign Works

Understanding How Invisalign Works

While the need to correct your teeth may occur most often in adolescence, you may still have orthodontic concerns well into adulthood. If you have been looking for a way to correct the position of your misaligned teeth without traditional braces, there is hope for you. Invisalign offers a new way to straighten misaligned teeth […]