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An image of carved pumpkins
Oct 12, 2020, 8:52 PM
Halloween is almost here, and this time of year is perfect for talking about all things frightening! There is no shortage of horror stories about dental braces, but the fact is, many of them are just urban legends! Because many of these common scary…
A child pulling out their tooth
Sep 28, 2020, 8:05 PM
We know all the methods of pulling out a loose tooth; tying a string around the tooth, prying it free with our tongues, or just reaching in and yanking it out, too impatient to wait for the Tooth Fairy! But that you’re a parent yourself, you may find…
A woman sitting at her desk while holding her back in pain
Sep 14, 2020, 6:55 PM
Good posture often leads to stronger backs and necks and healthier joints. There is another, less obvious benefit of having good posture; it can lead to a healthy smile and prevent issues with your teeth and jaw!
An image of a mail-order aligner
Aug 24, 2020, 8:47 PM
Society’s preference for straight smiles can make some people feel embarrassed about their smiles and wanting a change. Getting beautifully aligned teeth can sometimes seem like too significant an investment; in both money and time. This hesitancy is…
A special needs young girl smiling
Aug 10, 2020, 10:31 PM
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, dental care is the most unmet need among the special-needs population. Kids with special needs are twice as likely as other kids their age to have untreated dental diseases.
A person with their mouth open showing their braces and rubber bands
Jul 27, 2020, 4:10 PM
If you’re new to braces, you may be curious about what the parts and pieces do. You know they all work together to straighten your teeth, but how do they do it? The main components of traditional braces are wires and brackets. Wires move the teeth to…
An image of a calendar month with the 15th date circled
Jul 13, 2020, 10:01 AM
Braces are the best way to move your teeth into the proper position, giving you a beautiful, straight smile. However, we here at Lockett Orthodontics know that braces are an investment of time, usually around two years, and this can seem daunting at…
A young boy biting his fingernails
Jun 22, 2020, 10:30 AM
Even during the development of baby teeth, kids can already start to exhibit bad biting habits. These habits generally start in childhood but may persist into adulthood, meaning that childhood habits will damage long-term dental health.
A young girl sucking her thumb
Jun 8, 2020, 5:27 PM
Thumb sucking that extends beyond babyhood can cause an “open bite.” This occurs when the roof of your child’s mouth (called the palate) develops a high arch. It may sometimes also cause the front teeth to protrude outwards, resulting in speech, and…
A woman holding up two different types of retainers
May 25, 2020, 10:00 AM
After spending between 18-months and 2-years wearing braces, we don’t think you’d want to allow your teeth to shift back into place! Because of this, it’s important to wear a dental retainer – an orthodontic appliance meant to keep the teeth in…

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

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Monday   8:30am-5pm
Tuesday   8:30am-5pm
Wednesday   8:30am-5pm
Thursday   7am-3pm
Friday   Closed/Continuing Education
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   Closed

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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

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