A Clear Alternative For A Straighter Smile – Invisalign in Charlotte, NC

Remember the braces that looked like train tracks on teeth? The ones you couldn’t hide if you tried? Orthodontic treatments sure have come a long way in recent years … and that means we can now straighten smiles without anyone knowing (except the two of us, of course!). At Braces by Bird, we’re proud to provide removable Invisalign® clear aligners. …

Avoid These Treats To Protect Your Beautiful Braces This Holiday Season

The holiday season offers us an opportunity to enjoy quality time with friends and family. For many, a considerable amount of time is spent around the dinner table, at parties, and other festive gatherings. At these functions, there are usually numerous opportunities to feast on delicious meals and snacks. But if you are an adult or kid with braces, you’ll …

Laughing Gas Helps Kids Relax At Their Charlotte Orthodontist

“How can laughing gas help my child feel better in the dental chair?” It’s a question we get a lot from parents when their child must undergo a procedure. So we’ll cover the basics and clear up any misconceptions in this blog. Let’s start with dental fear. About 15% of people experience dread when it comes to their appointment at …

Your Orthodontist In Charlotte Now Offers The HealthyStart System

With advancements in dentistry and technology, we now can guide a child’s teeth into the correct position before their permanent teeth emerge. And that means they can avoid braces altogether. Sound too good to be true? Well, it isn’t! The HealthyStart system has now made a difference in the lives of more than 3.5 million children around the globe. It …

Your Orthodontist In Charlotte Now Offers The HealthyStart System

With advancements in dentistry and technology, we now can guide a child’s teeth into the correct position before their permanent teeth emerge. And that means they can avoid braces altogether. Sound too good to be true? Well, it isn’t! The HealthyStart system has now made a difference in the lives of more than 3.5 million children around the globe. It …

Avoid These Treats To Protect Your Beautiful Braces This Holiday Season

The holiday season offers us an opportunity to enjoy quality time with friends and family. For many, a considerable amount of time is spent around the dinner table, at parties, and other festive gatherings. At these functions, there are usually numerous opportunities to feast on delicious meals and snacks. But if you are an adult or kid with braces, you’ll …

Around the Globe With Dr. Suzanne Bird

Each day, I have the privilege of improving the smiles of my patients forever, enhancing the quality of their lives. This is very rewarding with children and teens who require treatment early on to prevent future problems. Being able to look out for them now and step in as soon as possible makes this the best job in the world! …

A Day In The Life … At Braces By Bird

At Braces By Bird, all of us are dedicated to improving our patients’ overall health, as well as self-confidence. We realize a beautiful smile has many positive impacts – ones that go beyond the superficial and touch all aspects of one’s life. None of it would be possible without our friendly and well-trained team members! Smiles are important. Our staff …

Our Unique Pets And Their Unique Stories

With a last name like Bird, you’d think I might be the proud owner of a parrot, or some other cute and colourful feathery friend… Well … the name doesn’t match the pet this time around! Meet Otto and Henry … Otto is our three-year-old cockapoo and Henry is our labradoodle puppy. Since the second grade, I grew up around …

Family Time Is My Favorite Time

I feel like I’m part of three families – my dental team, my patients, and my own! And all three positive relationships greatly enhance my life in different ways. The journey just wouldn’t be the same without you by my side! In this blog, I’m going to give you a peek into my family life. I’m married to my loving …