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How Do Braces Actually Work?

How Do Braces Actually Work

Are you self-conscious of your smile? There are ways to correct crowded teeth, crooked teeth, and a misaligned jaw. While braces are typically used for adolescents, more adults are turning to braces to correct their teeth. Dr. Bowman has Orthodontic Residency and D.M.D. with Highest Honors. If you want to correct your teeth, you are […]

How Visible Are Invisalign Clear Aligners?

Clear Aligners

Around 20% of orthodontic patients get Invisalign. This innovative treatment is great for anyone who doesn’t want visible braces because they are worried about their appearance or have to look professional at work. Clear aligners are not only invisible, but they can also be removed for several hours per day. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in […]

What Is the Best Age for Getting Orthodontia?


Having straight teeth may be the key to feeling more self-confident about your appearance. However, not everyone is born with perfectly straight teeth, so orthodontics treatments may be necessary to achieve a straighter, more even smile. But what is the best age to start visiting an orthodontist for treatment? Learn everything about teeth-straightening treatments for […]

What Are the Least Visible Braces for Teens?

braces for teens

Looking into braces for teens can be challenging, and we want to do everything we can to make this adjustment as easy as possible. This is one reason Brodie Bowman Orthodontics of Niceville and Fort Walton Beach, FL offer several discreet options to help our patients feel good about their braces. What Are the Least […]

Who Is a Good Candidate for Invisible Aligners?

Everyone deserves a smile they are proud of. If you’re worried about the way your teeth look, come see us at Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL. We offer Mini Diamond braces, clear braces, SmartClip braces, and invisible aligners, like Invisalign. The latter option is extremely popular with patients who are concerned about […]

How Long Do Kids Usually Need To Wear Braces?

Does your child have crooked or overlapping teeth? Are you concerned that your child has overcrowded teeth? If so, you may want to start thinking about whether braces for kids are a good option. At Bowman DMD in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we offer this highly effective orthodontic treatment to address a wide variety of […]

What Are the Best Kinds of Braces for Adults?

best braces for adults

You may feel like you missed your chance to get braces as a kid, but the truth is many adults find themselves in that situation. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics of Niceville and Fort Walton Beach, FL, we offer a range of best braces for adults. During a consultation, we would be happy to talk through […]

Clear Braces vs. Invisalign: Which Is Right for You?

If you are interested in improving your teeth or those of your teen, you’re probably also concerned about the ostentatious look of traditional metal braces. You may need an update on the improved treatments available with modern dentistry. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we have discreet options to offer, including both […]

How Effective Is Invisalign?


An attractive smile can have a profound impact on every aspect of a patient’s life, from their professional success to their personal well-being. But getting braces, especially after puberty, can be traumatic because it involves lifestyle and appearance changes. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we offer an innovative and simple alternative […]

Who Is a Good Candidate for Ceramic Braces?

ceramic braces

It’s estimated that up to 75% of adults in the United States suffer from some form of dental problem, whether it’s misaligned teeth, gum disease, or something else. That’s a lot of people dealing with pain on a daily basis. At Brodie Bowman Orthodontics in Fort Walton Beach and Niceville, FL, we believe that everyone […]