Always satisfied
from Bay city, 09 Jun 2015
Very efficient and streamlined appointments
from Midland, 02 Jun 2015
Really nice staff and overall very happy with how everything turned out!
from Freeland, 06 Apr 2015
Dr. Dale was very patient and took his time to be sure my daughter's smile was just right. This was a very tricky case since her teeth moved exceptionally fast. The end result (for both of my children) is beautiful.
from Auburn, 17 Jun 2015
Did a great job!
from Mt pleasant, 27 Jul 2015
You guys did awesome and were always friendly and made me feel at home :)
from Tawas City, 25 Feb 2015
The married duo does a wonderful job. They're really great at getting you what you want and making the experience so much better.
from Midland, 14 May 2015
We have been VERY happy with Davis & Davis!
from Midland, 04 May 2015
Thank you for your friendly service! We are very happy with this office!
from Midland, 14 Jul 2015
Love it here and will recommend to everyone.
from Auburn, 02 Jun 2015
Thanks for taking the time to discuss the best ortho options for our son.
from Standish, 26 Aug 2015
Always willing to work with families schedules, friendly staff, wonderful group to work with.
from Midland, 14 Jul 2015
I really enjoyed the process. The office staff were friendly and easily approachable.
from Essexville, 11 Jun 2015
Cheerful, friendly, timely, competent staff
from Midland, 06 May 2015
customer satisfaction is a top priority
from Midland, 30 Jun 2015
Great office environment! The staff is professional and friendly. Patient satisfaction and input is valued.
from Midland, 30 Apr 2015
Very friendly and helpful, also never a long wait.
from Midland, 04 May 2015
My daughter loves sitting in the waiting area because of the game consoles to play. Always fast and friendly.
from Midland, 21 Aug 2015
Great
from Midland, 04 May 2015
You all were so great in handling my transfer case when I moved here. Very willing to work with me so that I wasn't out a ton more money and making sure my treatment timeline matched up with my wedding date! Great results and awesome staff! :)
from Sanford, 18 Aug 2015
Great staff, awesome technology = beautiful smiles.
from Midland, 17 Jun 2015
Everyone is very helpful and has made our experience wonderful.
from Midland, 04 May 2015
The care and the customer service at Davis and Davis is phenomenal! We love all of the people who work there!
from Mt pleasant, 09 Jul 2015
Everyone was really nice!
from Midland, 26 Aug 2015
Great service
from Midland, 03 Jun 2015
Great! Staff and dr dale have been wonderful
from Midland office, 11 Mar 2015
Davis and Davis was great. They were good throughout the whole process. My teeth look great and I am very happy with my results. Thank you.
from Midland, Mi, 02 Jun 2015
Excellent, timely service.
from Midland, 16 Jun 2015
Davis and Davis did a great job. My son was always comfortable coming to his appointments and the time from beginning his braces until they came off was very quick!
from Midland, 03 Aug 2015
Dr. Davis and Staff are always very friendly, accommodating. We had a experience where there was a mix up with my daughter and what was being done. I like that they were very apologetic and willing to make the situation right )
from Lupton, 04 May 2015
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Our Blog

Helpful Hygiene Tips for Patients Who Wear Braces

August 27th, 2015

Today, Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis and our team thought we would offer a few tips for our patients currently undergoing orthodontic treatment. For those of you wearing braces, it’s important to be even more dedicated to good oral hygiene than those not currently in treatment.

After getting your braces, it is important to know how to take care of your teeth in order to ensure that your braces stay intact and do their job so that your teeth are in top-notch condition after you complete your orthodontic treatment.

Braces are known to trap food, which contributes to plaque formation. If it is not carefully removed from the teeth and gums, plaque will develop into decay or gum disease, leading to costly delays during your treatment. It is important to practice good oral hygiene by following instructions from Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis during your treatment.

We are proud to offer supplies to help fight plaque, such as a proxabrush, dental floss, and floss threaders. The use of an electric toothbrush and or a water pick can also be helpful in combating cavities and decay. And, of course, our team at Davis & Davis Orthodontics suggests brushing at least twice a day.

We hope that helps! If you have any questions, please give us a call at our Midland, MI office or ask us during your next adjustment appointment!

What is the AcceleDent® System and how can it help you?

August 20th, 2015

Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis and our team know most of our patients at Davis & Davis Orthodontics would probably welcome the idea of speeding up the time they wear braces. And now they can, thanks to AcceleDent, a treatment option that has been shown to increase tooth alignment by 106 percent and reduce the time you spend wearing braces, anywhere from 38 to 50 percent.

By using this pain-free, simple appliance for 20 minutes a day, you will accelerate your orthodontic treatment time using patented technology that gently vibrates the teeth and surrounding bone, allowing teeth to move more freely and creating an ideal bite faster than with braces alone.

AcceleDent is championed as a safe and comfortable option for patients of all ages. When you first begin wearing the light appliance, you may experience a small tingling sensation, much like that of an electric toothbrush, but it should diminish after you become accustomed to wearing it. You may even forget you’re wearing the appliance!

To learn if the AcceleDent system can help you achieve the dazzling smile you’ve always wanted, please give us a call at our Midland, MI office to schedule an appointment with Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis.

Questions, questions…

August 13th, 2015

When beginning orthodontic treatment, most patients ask Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis and our team a lot of questions about what to expect, while others choose to just "go with the flow" and leave it to us to build for them a beautiful smile. And for our team at Davis & Davis Orthodontics, that's understandable.

But for those who do ask questions, two of the ones we frequently hear are "Will my braces hurt?" and "How long will these be on?"

We explain to our patients that despite what they've heard, braces do not hurt when they're initially put on. Yes, you will experience soreness after your braces are placed and when your teeth start to move. Too often, our patients hear horror stories about how much it hurts to get the braces on, so they tend to over-worry. The truth is, after their braces are on, almost all patients say "that's it?" because it's actually easy and painless!

At Davis & Davis Orthodontics, we answer most of your other questions during your initial exam. When a patient visits our office for the first time, we give him or her a time estimate of how long it will take to achieve their ideal smile. All other questions are answered at the bonding appointment when the braces are placed. We cover all the topics, everything from eating to brushing with braces, but we also know that after your initial appointment, it's natural for you to have questions about your or your child's treatment. And we are always here for you; we are thorough and always try to answer any questions or concerns you may have. As a patient, that's one thing you never have to worry about. You will always know what's going on throughout your orthodontic experience.

Do I really need to wear my rubber bands with my braces?

August 6th, 2015

Most of our patients at Davis & Davis Orthodontics will need to wear rubber bands at some point during their orthodontic treatment. The main reason our patients are instructed to wear rubber bands is to correct their bite. If your teeth do not fit together properly, Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis will recommend that rubber bands be used. Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis may also recommend using rubber bands to close or open spaces.

Rubber bands are a critical part of your treatment, and wearing them as Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis and our team recommend will help move your teeth into the desired position. Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis may ask you to wear your rubber bands full time, meaning that they should only be taken out when you brush and floss your teeth three times a day. Other times, you may be asked to only wear them part-time, like only during the day or only during sleep.

If you still have any questions about orthodontic rubber bands, we invite you to give us a call or ask us during your next adjustment appointment. Remember, wearing rubber bands as prescribed by Drs. Lisa and Dale Davis is an important step during your treatment, and can reduce the time you have your braces. If you lose your rubber bands or run out, stop by our Midland, MI office and pick up more!