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By Bryn Cooper
This is Bryn Cooper, where we talk about the ins & outs of creating smiles!
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Teeth Truths: 526 Teeth!
Ever wondered how many extra teeth you could have?  This might be a record - 526 teeth in a 5 year old! See original article from CNN's website: https://cnn.it/2SW4pFr This amazing story can inspire us to take note of our children's oral status - we have the resources.
05:23
August 13, 2019
These Things Called Appliances...
Get the scoop on how to get through the appliance process smoothly plus find out what Dr. Cooper’s appliances were when she went through orthodontics. Listen to a podcast with a parent and child who went through an appliance at Cooper Orthodontics “here”!  Read the entire blog on how to care for appliances here!
15:46
July 30, 2019
Research for the People: Can you get a root canal during orthodontic treatment?
Hailey asked what happened if a patient needs a root canal during an interview and now Dr. Cooper shares the answer with you! Articles referenced: Hamilton RS1, Gutmann JL..  Endodontic-orthodontic relationships: a review of integrated treatment planning challenges.  Int Endod J. 1999 Sep;32(5):343-60.  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2591.1999.00252.x Jalaluddin M1, Goyal V2, Naqvi ZA3, Gupta B4, Asnani MM5, Sonigra HM5. Assessment of the Effect of Orthodontic Treatment on the Periodontal Health of Endodontically Restored Tooth. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2017 Jul 1;18(7):587-590.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28713113
09:00
June 27, 2019
The Ins & Outs of Invisalign: An Interview with Steve
Steve had metal braces as a teenager, and now has had Invisalign.  Listen to him explain the different aspects of his experience.   Best quote from the episode: "I used to floss one or two times before my dental check-up...which is kinda like when you have a messy house and someone says they are coming over and you throw everything in closets real fast.  It may look OK, until you open a closet."
20:06
June 11, 2019
Double Episode!
This is a double episode! First, we take a look at how to wear and take care of your clear trays  - one of the brands is Invisalign. See link to Cooper Orthodontic’s Guide to Clear Trays. Then we have a Research for the People Segment. This looks at different toothpastes and what happens to the teeth when they are used. Find out the safest way to brush your teeth!
19:38
May 21, 2019
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 4
This is a wrap up of the mini-series.  We will go over an update on insurances since Episode 2 was recorded and what the ramifications going forward are.  Then some marketplace climate that has kept orthodontic pricing stable for the past few years, and finally because of all this information a new offering Cooper Orthodontics is making for patients to gain more access to care.  Are you ready?
14:46
April 29, 2019
Teeth Truths: Can you straighten dog's teeth?
Ever wondered what your options were for straightening your dog's teeth?  Has your dog had any issues biting properly or a tooth did not erupt in the right place?  Dogs have these issues too.  See what your options are....
06:16
April 15, 2019
Research for the People: A Tooth Can Grow Where?
Fox News reported on a tooth in the nasal cavity:  https://www.foxnews.com/health/tooth-pulled-from-inside-mans-nose-after-he-complained-of-losing-sense-of-smell  The original article was published here: https://casereports.bmj.com/content/12/2/e226745 Yes - teeth can grown in the wrong direction.  Most of the time they stay in the mouth area...but sometimes the tooth grows to the nose.
04:57
April 11, 2019
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 3
How does Third Party Financing affect how you pay for braces?  Listen here to find out!
08:07
April 1, 2019
Teeth Truths: Veneers @eadofamilydental
You know Dr. Cooper wants you to avoid doing unnecessary dentistry, but did you also know there is a great application for veneers?  Check out this post from Dr. Ma @EadoFamilyDental: https://www.instagram.com/p/BuCBWcYBLuK/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
02:53
March 18, 2019
Research for the People: Adverse Aligner Reactions
Ever wondered if there are any reactions to the aligner plastic?  Now you can know!  We will go over what the adverse reactions are and what to do about it.   Based on the article: Adverse clinical events reported during Invisalign treatment: Analysis of the MAUDE database authored by Veerasathpurush Allareddya, Romesh Nalliahb, Min Kyeong Leec, Sankeerth Rampad, Veerajalandhar Allareddye DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajodo.2017.06.014
09:26
March 11, 2019
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 2
You have heard how orthodontist calculate prices, now how does insurance outline their price?  Listen Here to find out!
27:09
March 5, 2019
Snap-on Veneers...they do exist!
When you search google for "straight teeth" - what comes up?  One of the results is...snap-on veneers.  They come in mail-order variety and from a dentist's office.  What are the differences and risks?  Listen here for Dr. Cooper's take on it.
05:14
February 19, 2019
Research for the People: How does a UK study on "Twin Blocks" relate to orthodontics in the USA?
Twin Block appliances have been used to reduce the amount upper teeth stick out  and are especially popular in the UK.  Dr. Cooper guides you through the research and shows you how it can apply to clear aligner or Invisalign treatment that you may be thinking about. Original Study Information: Effectiveness of part-time vs full-time wear protocols of Twin-block appliance on dental and skeletal changes: A randomized controlled trial Jeet Parekh, Kate Counihan, Padhraig S. Fleming, Nikolaos Pandis, Pratik K. SharmaCorrespondence information about the author Pratik K. Sharma DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajodo.2018.07.016
07:54
February 12, 2019
Interview: What is it like to have Lingual Braces?
Melanie & Lindsey describe what it is like to live with Lingual Braces.  Check it out!
16:16
February 5, 2019
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 1
Have you ever wished your doctor would just put up a diagram to explain their pricing so it can be transparent?  Hear how orthodontists view their pricing structures.  Dr. Cooper will go over what components determine orthodontic pricing over several podcasts.  By the end, you will be able to explain an "Everlane of Orthodontics" perspective.  This episode dives into what orthodontists use to estimate the price of their cases.
15:51
January 31, 2019
Teeth Truths: Influencer @senshine shares his experience...and Dr. Cooper shares her knowledge on it
Dr. Cooper reviews this marketing YouTube  and answers the questions @senshine had.  See original video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e10AKcXZyL0
08:31
January 23, 2019
Teeth Truths Trailer
Ever wonder if the marketing you see about dentistry is telling you the truth?  Now you can know!  Dr. Cooper will talk about marketing in orthodontics, DIY aligners, clear aligners, etc.  If you see something and want to know if its the truth...send it in on any social media by DM or email it to contact@cooperorthodontics.com
00:58
January 22, 2019
Research for the People: Water Fluoridation Study
Listen to the review of the research article "Consequences of community water fluoridation cessation for Medicaid-eligible children and adolescents in Juneau, Alaska"
08:17
January 15, 2019
Introduction of Segment: Research for the People
What is the segment "Research for the People" about?
00:54
January 15, 2019
What is it like to have braces for the first time?
Have you ever wondered what its like to experience and expander and braces around 7 years of age?  Now you can!  Bonus: Mom gives her perspective too!
12:28
January 8, 2019
Trailer
Here's a teaser - come listen to more & ask me your questions!
00:25
January 2, 2019
To Extract or Not To Extract?
Ever wondered why there used to be more people with extractions for orthodontics? Why does there seem to be less extraction now?
10:47
December 17, 2018
Flouride - yes or no?
Did you know there is Flouride in your tap water? Do you think its good or bad?
03:45
November 19, 2018
I Only Want Orthodontics
Getting the ideal smile...it takes a team!
05:48
October 25, 2018
Teeth Get Loose with Orthodontics?
When is it normal for teeth to be loose? When should you mention it to your team? What happens if you don't have a team of professionals?
05:10
October 3, 2018
Are you a patient or a consumer?
As new marketing is pushed out directly to the consumer...how does this affect the relationship between the doctor and the patient?
07:20
September 26, 2018
Can't I just take these antibiotics for this cold?
Why dentist prescribe (or don't!) antibiotics...
04:20
September 19, 2018
Can Doctors get kickbacks?
What is a kickback? Can it even happen? Should I be worried about it when I get a referral?
05:16
September 17, 2018
I've been told I can't do that...
Have you ever been told you are not a candidate for a certain kind of treatment? Have you ever been told you HAVE to do surgery?
06:49
September 13, 2018
Is it okay to eat pizza every once in awhile?
Discussing pizza - one of the yummy options you CAN eat!
02:40
September 5, 2018
So you're transferring...
Can't I just switch orthodontists?
05:36
August 31, 2018
Mouthguards
What to use with braces, lingual braces or clear trays...bonus - what to do if your tooth gets knocked out of your mouth?
06:22
August 29, 2018
Why do some kids get 2 sets of braces?
Ever wonder why some people get braces around first or second grade...then another set later but other people only get them in middle school? There are some very good reasons to get orthodontic treatment early - but only in some cases!
04:19
August 28, 2018
My kid chipped their front tooth!
Why chipping happens, what to do about it and how orthodontics can have a part
06:48
August 23, 2018
Doc...I really, really, really want to speed up my treatment....
What are the options to speed up treatment? If you are already doing the basics (taking care of your appliances and wearing them) then what can you do to shave off a few months?
06:34
August 21, 2018
Shift Happens!?!
Why are my teeth moving? - I didn't even have orthodontics before....
04:24
August 20, 2018
Lingual Brackets - the ins & outs1
Lingual brackets - de-mystifying these brackets and others, why they are priced the way they are, how they are supplied to orthodontists, etc.
05:04
August 17, 2018
Clear Aligers/Invisalign
Why are there so many options and prices when they are all the same clear trays?
12:26
August 17, 2018
Clear Braces - why or why not?
The second in a series of de-mystifying the different types of orthodontic treatment - metal, clear, trays & lingual
04:45
August 14, 2018
Pros & Cons of Metal Braces
Dr. Cooper discusses the pros & cons of metal, traditional braces.
08:52
August 13, 2018
Why do I have extra spit?
I just got some braces - now I have so much spit - why is this happening?
01:31
August 10, 2018
Doing what to my bone does what?
You have the basics down, now you want to speed through treatment!
04:37
August 8, 2018
Are you the tortoise or the hare?
How do I get done with orthodontics fast? Take care of the basics!
02:39
August 2, 2018
How does Dr. Cooper find her own doctors?
Want to find doctors like Dr. Cooper - follow these guidelines!
06:16
July 18, 2018
Whitening?
Latest episode of Bryn Cooper
00:32
July 3, 2018
My tooth hurts!
What are the reasons tooth sensitivity can occur? What can you do to make it go away?
02:43
June 20, 2018
I don't need dental insurance to get braces?!?!?!
Myth busted! You may not need dental insurance to get the best price for orthodontics...and its easy!
07:38
April 10, 2018
Flossing with Braces?!?!
Kareen on Instagram asked, "I have braces and have trouble flossing, what would be a good way to floss?" Here is the answer... Referenced video: http://cooperorthodontics.com/guide-to-braces/
02:55
March 26, 2018
Hey Doc, what kind of braces do you recommend?
What are the pros & cons of different treatment types? What types are there?
06:19
March 21, 2018
Retainers - what type works?
The very first episode of Bryn Cooper!
02:03
March 20, 2018
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