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Headaches Beautiful Young Woman With Headache Touching Her HeadWhat Your Headache Might Be Telling You

Occasionally, braces may cause minor headaches, though your orthodontist can help you treat these minor temporary issues. However, you may experience frequent headaches caused by a variety of dental and jaw conditions.  When you are first getting used to braces, the pressure of tightening braces in order to move them gradually to their desired position may result in headaches. More importantly though, braces may alleviate headaches too! Your headache may actually be warning you of a dental problem – the only way to know for sure is to check with a dentist or orthodontist.

There are several dental issues that strain the jaw and muscles and cause chronic headaches; in these instances, orthodontics are successful in alleviating headaches and migraines.  Orthodontics may also help reduce the frequency of headaches caused by the following conditions:

  • Malocclusion – misalignment of the teeth and jaw or “poor bite” – including overbite and underbite. Braces are highly effective in treating this condition as well as the headaches caused by it.
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) – disorder of improper jaw movement caused by alignment issues, clenching, or teeth grinding, which affect the temporomandibular (or jaw movement) joint, placing stress on the neck and facial muscles, causing headaches. Orthodontics can help the alignment and jaw muscle issues resulting in fewer headaches.

If you are affected by either of the dental issues above, your orthodontist can help you find relief. Additionally, if you experience headaches beyond pressure from getting your braces tightened during an orthodontic visit, ask your orthodontist for recommendations. If headaches continue after orthodontic treatment is complete it may be necessary to see a general physician for treatment.

“I’m 15 years old and have been coming to Ebert Orthodontics for the past 3 years. I love the staff, they are all really friendly and sweet! I am allergic to latex so I can’t have the colored bands, but last time I was in I was pleasantly surprised to see they had gotten me a special colored latex-free band! (It’s the little things that count!)”

- Diann P.
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“We want to thank you for the professional, compassionate care you’ve given our children on their orthodontic journeys. Your office achieves a wonderful blend of friendliness, warmth, and professionalism, as well as fun. It’s been a positive experience all along and we’re so pleased with the kids’ smiles.”

- Kevin & Graciela
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“My whole family has been impressed with the office of Dr. Ebert. I have 3 children for sure that will be getting braces, possibly four. Jennifer has been very helpful with information and Dr. Ebert’s explanation to the kids is awesome!! Highly recommend the office.”

- Stephanie C.
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“The staff is always friendly and I love the options for payment plans to make it affordable to have 2 children with braces. My children love going in for the appointments and the results of the treatments are fantastic!! Excellent all around!”

- Jamie C.
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“I have been going to Dr. Ebert forever!! She did my braces when I was in middle school/high school. Now both of my girls see Dr. Ebert! Dr. Ebert and her staff are so great! Very welcoming and make the visit fun for the patients!”

- Dixie W.
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“Dr. Ebert and her team have changed my life! Before my braces I was afraid to smile and show my teeth. After my braces got taken off I was confident and smiled showing my teeth. I cannot thank you enough for helping me.”

- Hannah M.
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“My experience with Dr. Ebert’s office was great! The care was affordable with the payment plan they set up for me. The staff was very professional, well informed, polite and caring. There were a lot of fun activities, perks, prizes, etc. that are fun for kids and adults alike!”

- Lexi D.
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“I’m 15 years old and have been coming to Ebert Orthodontics for the past 3 years. I love the staff, they are all really friendly and sweet! I am allergic to latex so I can’t have the colored bands, but last time I was in I was pleasantly surprised to see they had gotten me a special colored latex-free band! (It’s the little things that count!)”

- Diann P.
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“We want to thank you for the professional, compassionate care you’ve given our children on their orthodontic journeys. Your office achieves a wonderful blend of friendliness, warmth, and professionalism, as well as fun. It’s been a positive experience all along and we’re so pleased with the kids’ smiles.”

- Kevin & Graciela
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*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Ebert Orthodontics. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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Ebert Orthodontics
1028 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

970.497.2439

Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed

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Ebert Orthodontics
1028 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

970.497.2439

Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed

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