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A Different Kind of Orthodontic Experience | Fry Orthodontics

March 9, 2021

At Fry Orthodontics you will receive a different kind of orthodontic experience. Here are a few of...

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Fry Orthodontics, Where Your Smile is Just the Start!

March 4, 2021

At Fry Orthodontics, we believe that your smile is just the start to many great things in...

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Do Braces Hurt? Tips on How to Alleviate Mild Braces Discomfort

January 18, 2021

One of the main questions we get at Fry Orthodontics is, “Do Braces Hurt?” We are here...

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Why It’s Safe to See Fry Orthodontics as Your Virtual Orthodontist

September 17, 2020

Many people are weary about the idea of seeing a virtual orthodontist. Here at Fry Orthodontics, we...

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What Is Snap on Smile and Is It the Best Option for Me?

August 31, 2020

“Snap on Smile” is a new craze in today’s society that will give people a temporary smile...

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5 Daily Habits That will Boost Your Dental Health

July 30, 2020

If you’re looking for ways to boost your dental health, look no further! Here are some daily...

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Invisalign for Teens | Why It’s Becoming More Popular

June 16, 2020

Did you know that Invisalign for teens is becoming more and more popular every day? Many people make the...

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Why Getting Braces During The Summer Is a Great Option

May 26, 2020

Getting braces during the summer might not seem like the most fun option, but there really is...

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Fry Orthodontics COVID-19 Dental Treatment Consent Form

May 7, 2020

We are excited to announce that our Kansas City offices are back open for regularly scheduled orthodontic...

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Fry Orthodontics COVID-19 Update | April 14th, 2020

April 14, 2020

Fry Orthodontics Family, I trust that all of you are staying well during this public health crisis....

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Caring for Your Smile in Between Orthodontic Appointments

April 9, 2020

With our offices being closed due to the mandated COVID-19 stay-at-home order, more and more people are...

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Halitosis and Causes of Chronic Bad Breath

April 6, 2020

Halitosis is the clinical word used to describe chronic bad breath. It is estimated that 25% of...

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Orthodontic Insurance | Does Your Plan Offer Coverage?

March 27, 2020

All insurances and insurance plans are different. Some offer orthodontic insurance coverage, while others do not. At...

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Free Video Exams From the Comfort of Your Own Home

March 18, 2020

Did you know Fry Orthodontics offers complimentary video exams? That’s right! You can learn about your orthodontic...

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March is National Nutrition Month | Healthy Tips and Tricks

March 16, 2020

Help us celebrate national nutrition month at Fry Orthodontics by learning healthy, nutritious ways to care for...

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthodontist in Kansas City

February 21, 2020

1) Is the Orthodontist a trained Orthodontic Specialist? Even though this may seem like an obvious question,...

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Family Favorite Kansas City Orthodontist | Fry Orthodontics

January 31, 2020

If you’re looking to improve your smile and are in need of a Kansas City Orthodontist, we’re...

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Building Self-Confidence at Fry Orthodontics

January 29, 2020

Building self-confidence at Fry Orthodontics is what we enjoy the most about coming to work everyday! We are specialists...

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What Is an Overbite and How Can It Be Fixed?

December 17, 2019

An overbite is the overlapping of upper teeth in relation to the lower teeth. This malocclusion can...

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Can I Get Braces While Pregnant?

December 3, 2019

Having braces while pregnant is not uncommon. In fact, at Fry Orthodontics, we have had many expecting...

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Dental Cleanings Throughout Orthodontic Treatment

September 6, 2019

Getting routine dental cleanings throughout orthodontic treatment is an absolute must. Many people think that while wearing...

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Direct to Consumer Orthodontics | Risks of DIY Teeth Alignment

August 26, 2019

“Straighten your teeth from the comfort of your own home. No office visits required!” …you’ve seen advertisements...

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What Age Do You Start Braces?

August 14, 2018

What age do you start braces? Though everyone’s teeth develop differently, braces can be beneficial for children,...

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7 Tips to Consider When Starting Invisalign

July 23, 2018

Starting your Invisalign treatment is an exciting time! In an average of 16 months, you’ll have a...

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My Invisalign app
The My Invisalign App Has Arrived!

June 15, 2018

Are you looking for a way to track your orthodontic progress and see how your smile is...

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the Fry difference
A Different Kind of Orthodontic Experience

March 26, 2018

For over 40 years, Fry Orthodontics has been committed to helping families achieve their smile goals. With...

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braces or Invisalign
Braces or Invisalign? Which Option is Best?

February 22, 2018

Braces and Invisalign are two of the most common orthodontic treatment methods, but which is best for...

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How Important is It to Wear a Retainer after Braces?

October 20, 2017

After your braces are off, teeth will naturally tend to shift. To prevent the teeth from shifting,...

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Will Braces Affect My Speech?

October 10, 2017

Will braces affect my speech? This is a common question at Fry Orthodontics. Here’s what you should...

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How Does Invisalign Work?

July 7, 2017

A popular choice for both teens and adults in Lee's Summit, Invisalign corrects minor orthodontic issues and...

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What Happens when I finish my Invisalign Treatment?

July 5, 2017

Well the day is finally here and you have completed your Invisalign treatment…now what? First of all,...

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What Restrictions Are There To Eating With Invisalign?

June 22, 2017

None, absolutely none.  The aligners are designed to be removed each time you eat or drink.  Remember...

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Do Braces Hurt?

June 1, 2017

When braces are placed on your teeth and during the subsequent several hours after they are placed, you...

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May 23, 2017

Be careful in the summer heat!! Your trays will melt and become distorted in a hot car!...

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Fry Orthodontics Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

April 21, 2017

  Please join with us as Fry Orthodontics celebrates 40 years of providing orthodontic service in Kansas and...

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Braces and Root Resorption

April 20, 2017

Root resorption occurs in childhood, when the roots of baby teeth are broken down by the body...

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Invisalign: A Patient’s Perspective

April 18, 2017

Here at Fry Orthodontics, we’ve shared with you before some of the advantages of the Invisalign system,...

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Retainers Are Your Teeth’s Best Friend

April 13, 2017

Our goal at Fry Orthodontic Specialists is to ensure that our patients enjoy their beautiful smile for...

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dental health problems
What If I Don’t Get Braces?

April 8, 2017

Fry Orthodontic Specialists is committed to providing you with the best quality care to ensure a healthy...

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Am I Too Old For Braces?
Am I Too Old for Braces or Invisalign?

April 6, 2017

This is a common question at Fry Orthodontics! The bottom line is this: healthy teeth can be...

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Will I Have To Wear Braces Twice?
Will I Have To Wear Braces Twice?

April 5, 2017

This is a frequently asked question at Fry Orthodontics! You may have known someone who wore braces...

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Modern Braces

April 4, 2017

Orthodontic braces weren’t invented until the early 1800’s, but people have been trying to artificially straighten teeth...

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Does Having Invisalign Mean I Need to Watch What I Eat?

March 23, 2017

Have you been tossing around the idea of getting Invisalign treatment, but are afraid you will have...

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5 FAQ’s About Retaining that Beautiful Smile

February 23, 2017

Now that you have the smile you always wanted, how do you keep it? Retainers are an...

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Myths About Orthodontics
Orthodontic Myth Busters

February 21, 2017

Many people have formed opinions about orthodontics based on myths. What you may have heard or read...

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Invisalign with Coffee or Tea

February 2, 2017

IS IT OK TO DRINK HOT BEVERAGES WITH INVISALIGN? This is a common question we get asked...

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types of braces
What are the Different Type of Braces?

February 1, 2017

Teeth are unique, that's why Fry Orthodontics offers different types of braces to best fit your smile...

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Align On Time: Invisalign App

January 26, 2017

ALIGN ON TIME:  AN APP TO KEEP TRACK!   Invisalign is an easy and convenient way of straightening your...

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I want to know more about Invisalign…  

January 12, 2017

When it comes to straightening your smile, we know that having a mouth full of metal braces...

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Listen up parents…it’s your turn now!

January 10, 2017

A lot of parents put their child’s needs before their own. To all you parents out there...

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Dr. Robert Fry Invisalign
Dr. Robert Fry Introduces New Invisalign One-Week Aligner Recommendation

November 3, 2016

New advances in technology allow one-week aligner wear with up to 50% shorter treatment times for Fry Orthodontic...

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Which treatment would be faster….braces or Invisalign???

October 13, 2016

The length of treatment is determined by the severity of each specific case. If there are bite...

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Write an Online Review for Fry Orthodontic Specialists

July 26, 2016

We know that choosing the best orthodontist for yourself or your children is an important health decision. ...

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Invisalign vs Braces
Invisalign vs. Metal Braces

January 28, 2016

Are you considering Invisalign or metal braces as part of orthodontic treatment? Fry Orthodontic Specialists provide both...

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Invisalign FAQ

July 2, 2015

Invisalign treatment is a great option for adults or teens who want to straighten their teeth but...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists is Opening a New Olathe Office

November 8, 2011

As many of you now know, our current Olathe office at 1061 E. 151st Street had to...

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Teeth and Total Body Health

August 31, 2011

A recent online article outlines the link between keeping your teeth clean and overall body health. Many...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Mother's Day Blog Contest

May 4, 2011

We are celebrating Mother’s Day with a contest much like our Thanksgiving contest. Write a comment to...

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Moms, Win Flowers for a Year!

May 3, 2011

May is the month to celebrate all moms, and every mom that starts Invisalign or braces treatment...

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iPad Winner Chosen for St. Patrick's Day Facebook Contest

March 28, 2011

Congratulations to Alyssa for winning the St. Patrick’s Day iPad contest! Alyssa submitted her picture to Facebook...

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Smile for a Lifetime KC Holds Banquet

February 23, 2011

On Monday, February 21, Smile for a Lifetime-Kansas City held a banquet at Tapatio Mexican Restaurant in...

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First Day for Fry Orthodontic Specialists in Prairie Village!

January 5, 2011

Today was the first official day seeing a full schedule of patients in our new Prairie Village...

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Miley Cyrus Guitar Give Away: Congratulations, Megan!

January 4, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Megan was the big winner of our holiday contest: What Are...

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Early Braces: To do, or not to do?

November 20, 2010

There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal this week about early braces. The article...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Teams with Harvesters to Feed the Hungry

November 15, 2010

Fry Orthodontic Specialists Joins Harvesters Campaign to Feed Kansas City

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Fry Orthodontics Halloween Contest Winner

We want to thank all who participated in our Halloween Facebook contest! We had many great Halloween...

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Fry Orthodontics Pumpkin Contest

November 10, 2010

In our Olathe and Overland Park orthodontic offices, we had a pumpkin decorating contest here are the...

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Watch Fry Orthodontic's Most Famous Patient on TV Tonight

August 3, 2010

Be sure to tune into “Shaq Vs.” tonight on ABC at 8:00 Central to see our most...

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Support our Soldiers with Fry Orthodontic Specialists

June 29, 2010

Since 2009 we have had special stations, in all 3 of our offices, set up with supplies needed...

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Flexible Hours at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

June 21, 2010

We always appreciate the suggestions from patients and parents on ways we can improve the services we...

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Fry Orthodontics Bobcat Video Posted on YouTube

June 18, 2010

Check out the video of the Momma and her kittens: Dr. Jeremy

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Bobcat and Babies Re-Visit Fry Orthodontics

We were all very excited this week at our friendly bobcat returned to our Overland Park office. ...

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Win an Apple iPad at Fry Orthodontics Specialists

June 17, 2010

Summer Share-a-Smile to win an Apple iPad: We’d like to take a moment to thank you for...

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Fry Orthodontic Specialists Share-a-Smile Program Draws Spring Winner

June 16, 2010

Congratulations to Libby who was the winner of the $250 Great Wolf Lodge Gift Certificate for referring...

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Honor your Father for Father's Day

During the month of June we are honoring our Dads!  Visit our Overland Park, Olathe or Blue...

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Patient Enjoys Fry Ortho Tickets at the Royals

June 15, 2010

One of our awesome former patients, Cole, was awarded Royals tickets for doing such a great job...

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Fry Orthodontics Recipe Club

March 23, 2010

Recently, 11 Fry Orthodontic Team members gathered for the first official “Fry Recipe Club” Luncheon. This group...

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St. Patrick's Day at Fry Orthodontic Specialists

March 17, 2010

Everyone had a great time today dressing up in green. I think the guy in the bow...

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Bobcat Visits our Overland Park Office

March 4, 2010

Yesterday afternoon when the sun came out, we had a visit from a bobcat that comes by...

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Tell Us About Your Fry Orthodontics Experience

March 3, 2010

We need your help…we are putting together a library of before and after photos and testimonials from...

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