Does your teen or tween avoid smiling because they don’t like their teeth? Studies show an adolescent’s smile can actually have a profound effect on their self esteem and even impact their social skills.  Through orthodontic treatment (either with traditional braces or clear aligners) we can correct genetic issues from crowding and spaced teeth to…

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  Dr. Jenny Friedman is the heart and soul of West Arvada Orthodontics – she is the driving force behind everything that makes our patients’ smile.  Dr. Friedman was born and raised in Louisville, KY and got her first taste of working in an orthodontic clinic at age 15. She always knew she wanted to…

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    Many parents associate braces and orthodontics with their teen years but you may be surprised to learn that the best time for your little one to have their first orthodontic visit is around their 7th birthday. We know, we know – they’re still running around the jungle gym and definitely not exhibiting any…

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Parents with Teen

One of the questions we get asked the most from parents and patients is: “which is better: Braces or Invisalign?”   It’s a hard question to answer because so much depends on each patient and their specific needs. That’s why at West Arvada Orthodontics we prioritize spending time with you and listening to your needs…

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man showing facial pain

Given the added stressors of living through a pandemic, we at West Arvada Orthodontics are receiving more and more calls from individuals seeking pain relief for themselves or their teens. If you or someone you know is suffering from chronic facial, jaw or recurring headaches, you’re not alone…and we can help.  Millions of Americans suffer…

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Did you know that you can use your flexible spending account dollars toward a straighter smile? You can! If you still have money in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA), you’ll likely need to spend it before the end of 2021 to avoid forfeiting it, as most accounts don’t roll over…

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At West Arvada Orthodontics we’ve noticed a trend over the past year: more and more adults are scheduling appointments to straighten their teeth with orthodontics. Adults have always been interested in having a great smile but we think there’s a reason for this sharp increase in requests: they are looking to the future and ready…

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West Arvada Orthodontics Featured in the Arvada Press!   We, at West Arvada Orthodontics, are absolutely thrilled to have been featured on the cover of Arvada Press’ Feb 15, 2021 paper: Kids, adults alike join West Arvada Orthodontics for windy, but fun-filled afternoon of painting.    The article not only covers one of the numerous…

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