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Do you know how you take your children to well-check visits to their pediatrician and regular checkups with their general dentist? It’s just as important to start factoring in orthodontist visits by the time your child is 7-years old.





Why 7-Years Old?


By taking your child to the orthodontist at an early age, you will help to keep your child’s oral health in check. The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that children see an orthodontist by the time they are 7-years old. At this age, the orthodontist is able to look at the way your child’s mouth is developing, including their jaw growth and the way that their permanent teeth are coming in, amongst other things. B...
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It’s common to hear words that you’re unfamiliar with when you visit your orthodontist or doctor. We try to phrase things in ways that our patients can understand. And we ALWAYS encourage you to ask questions or let us know if you need some more information. Let’s talk about a common word that patients ask us about – Malocclusion.


What is a Malocclusion


The word “occlusion” has several different definitions, but when it comes to dentistry and orthodontics, it refers to the alignment or position of your teeth. A MAL-occlusion is the word used to describe the misalignment of your teeth. Some people are born with naturally straight teeth that fit perfectly i...
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Many people don’t think about it, but orthodontic treatment has many benefits beyond just good oral health. Bright, beautiful smiles help boost confidence and self-esteem, as well as improve one’s appearance – and it lasts a lifetime! Consider giving your loved one (or yourself!) the gift of a smile this holiday season with Invisalign.

Invisalign Basics


Metal braces are not the only orthodontic option to straighten someone’s teeth! There is a better way! Invisalign is a discrete option for your loved ones to help gain that perfect smile they’ve always dreamed of. It’s an especially great gift option for teens and adults who don’t like the look of tradi...
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Did you know that we have patients that aren’t currently wearing braces or other orthodontic appliances? That’s right. Just because a patient isn’t receiving orthodontic treatments, doesn’t mean that we don’t need to still see them in the office periodically. These patients are called observation patients. Because, well… they need to be observed, but not necessarily treated right now.


Before Treatment


In addition to moving teeth, a big part of orthodontic treatment is understanding how an individual patient’s teeth are developing – especially when the patient is a child. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child first s...
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Dr. Cameron Jolley is proud to be a Platinum Invisalign® Provider for 2021. What does the “platinum” provider mean? Invisalign® assigns a level to each orthodontist according to their experience level which is figured from the relative number of patients they treat with Invisalign® aligners. The levels range from bronze to VIP. If you are interested in clear braces or clear aligners, you can trust that Jolley Orthodontics is up to date with the latest technology and treatment options.

How Does Invisalign® Treatment Work?

To begin, Dr. Jolley sees the patient at a complimentary exam. If the patient is an Invisalign® candidate and chooses Invisalign® treatmen...

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What is the AJO-DO?

The American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics (AJO-DO) is the official publication for the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Board of Orthodontics. It serves as the leading resource for orthodontists all around the United States and is a collection of studies, cases, and statistical data. The journal has been published for more than 100 years and is read by thousands of doctors!

Dr. Jolley’s Articles

Dr. Cameron Jolley has had a total of four articles published in the AJO-DO journal, two of them in the 2020 December issue! He worked with a group of other doctors to communicate their studies about treating adult open bite cas...

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Did you know that orthodontist, Dr. Cameron Jolley, is a part time teacher at Texas A&M School of Dentistry (Formerly Baylor School of Dentistry) in the Orthodontic Department?

Texas A&M School of Dentistry

You can catch Dr. Jolley at the Texas A&M School of Dentistry on Fridays with current residents! Current residents are dentists who have either continued on their education after dentist school or returned back to school to study orthodontics. Dr. Jolley loves working with this group of professionals because he gets to share his experience and stay up to date in the field of orthodontics. Dr. Jolley is proud to support Texas A&M and enjoys helping others on their journey in becoming an...

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Enduring Stay At Home and Shelter In Place orders means there are some simple things that Dr. Jolley would normally have you come into the office to resolve that we now need to find a way to help you resolve at home. To keep you, and our team, safe and minimize the risk of exposure, we know there are some things you can do to resolve discomfort at home.

Treating Discomfort at Home

Sometimes when you’re eating, you suddenly feel a wire poking you. Look in the mirror. It could simply be a wire is bowing out and isn’t completely off the bracket. If this is the case, use your finger to push the wire back into place.


IF that doesn’t work here are a few more things to try:


Cut off t...

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Do you know the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist? They are both important professionals in the dental field. However, while all orthodontists are dentists, not all dentists are orthodontists. Some dentists are certified to practice orthodontics, but there are benefits to choosing an orthodontic specialist to straighten your teeth.

The first benefit is training.

Orthodontists and dentists both go to dental school after they graduate with their bachelor’s degree. However, as an orthodontist, Dr. Cameron Jolley has completed an additional residency program specializing in orthodontic studies that lasts 2 to 3 years. During these additional studies, the primary focus i...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Dr. Jolley!

The Jolley Orthodontics team would like to wish you Happy Holidays! We hope that they are filled with lots of smiles!

Our office will be closed from December 24-27 and December 31-January 1. If you have an emergency, please leave us a detailed voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible.

The New Year is the perfect time to begin your journey toward the smile you have always wanted. Call us today to set up your appointment!