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A teen girl vaping
Mar 23, 2020, 10:00 AM
At Lockett Orthodontics, we know that it takes a lot of work to grow a beautiful and healthy adult smile. The best way for adults and teens alike to maintain healthy teeth is to know about the threats to teeth and how to avoid these problems.
A sad young girl sitting on the stairs
Mar 9, 2020, 10:00 AM
Children who grow up in dysfunctional environments are more likely to suffer from tooth decay, dental cavities, and other dental diseases, according to a study published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Additionally, kids who experience…
a woman smiling with braces
Feb 24, 2020, 10:00 AM
Here at Lockett Orthodontics, it’s our goal to detect and fix misalignments the teeth and jaws, allowing our patients to chew properly, speak clearly, and feel confident about their smiles. We do this through the use of orthodontic appliances. While…
Young girl holding side of mouth in pain
Feb 10, 2020, 10:00 AM
If you have a child who grinds his or her teeth at night, you are probably already familiar with the sounds of grinding and popping noises. Nighttime teeth grinding, and clenching is known as bruxism, and it can be common in childhood. Around 3 in…
woman touching side of mouth in pain
Jan 27, 2020, 10:00 AM
After teeth are pulled, there is the risk of developing a condition known as “dry socket.” This condition can be treated but is very painful. We suggest doing all you can to avoid developing dry sockets in the first place.
X-ray machine for teeth
Jan 12, 2020, 7:16 PM
X-Rays are important tools used by dentists and orthodontists to identify problems with the teeth. X-Rays provide dentists with highly detailed photos of the teeth, bones, and supporting tissues. Many parents have questions regarding X-Rays for…
A plate of whole wheat bread and other foods
Dec 23, 2019, 9:34 PM
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, which causes an intolerance to gluten. When those who suffer from celiac disease consume gluten, their bodies don’t properly absorb the gluten, which damages the small intestines. While most symptoms of celiac…
Close-up of man vapping
Dec 17, 2019, 10:01 PM
It’s common knowledge that smoking cigarettes and using tobacco in any capacity can be harmful to overall health. Smoking causes problems in the throat and lungs but can also damage teeth and the soft tissues of the mouth.
Young lady sitting in dental chair with dentist looking into her mouth
Nov 27, 2019, 2:00 PM
People with an open bite have front teeth that either slant outward or apart, creating a space between the top and bottom front teeth when the mouth is closed. An open bite is considered a malocclusion, meaning the teeth aren’t properly aligned when…
Lingual braces on the interior of young mouth
Nov 13, 2019, 6:36 PM
Lingual braces are not as well known, but they are a great alternative to traditional metal braces. Lingual braces are placed along the backs of the teeth instead of the front, making them less conspicuous. There are also differences in terms of…

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3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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Tuesday   8:30am-5pm
Wednesday   8:30am-5pm
Thursday   7am-3pm
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    We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!

    Our friendly and knowledgeable orthodontist and staff are excited to get to know you and help you achieve your perfect smile!


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    Address: 3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    Phone: 719.309.6823
    Fax: 719.309.6831