The Bryn Cooper Show

The Bryn Cooper Show
This is Bryn Cooper, where we talk about the ins & outs of creating smiles! Support this podcast:

People’s Choice: Why can’t I come sooner? Won’t it make my treatment go faster?
Oct 2 • 11 min
Dr. Cooper answers a question that she gets asked all the time - in different ways. She will tell you how to have the most efficient treatment (meaning less appointments with awesome results) AND the additional treatments that can speed the process along.…
Why does the internet tell me my teeth can be straight in 6 months or less?
Aug 27 • 8 min
Questions from the clinic, right here at Cooper Orthodontics: Ever wondered why the internet tells you your teeth can be straight in 6 months or less, but every orthodontist you visit tells you longer? Dr. Cooper gives you the answer on this podcast.…
Teeth Truths: 526 Teeth!
Aug 13 • 5 min
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: This amazing story can inspire us to take note of our children’s oral status - we have…
These Things Called Appliances…
Jul 30 • 15 min
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”!…
Research for the People: Can you get a root canal during orthodontic treatment?
Jun 27 • 9 min
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…
The Ins & Outs of Invisalign: An Interview with Steve
Jun 11 • 20 min
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…
Double Episode!
May 21 • 19 min
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…
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 4
Apr 29 • 14 min
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…
Teeth Truths: Can you straighten dog’s teeth?
Apr 15 • 6 min
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…. —- Support this podcast:…
Research for the People: A Tooth Can Grow Where?
Apr 11 • 4 min
Fox News reported on a tooth in the nasal cavity: The original article was published here: Yes…
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 3
Apr 1 • 8 min
How does Third Party Financing affect how you pay for braces? Listen here to find out! —- Support this podcast:
Teeth Truths: Veneers @eadofamilydental
Mar 18 • 2 min
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: —-…
Research for the People: Adverse Aligner Reactions
Mar 11 • 9 min
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…
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 2
Mar 5 • 27 min
You have heard how orthodontist calculate prices, now how does insurance outline their price? Listen Here to find out! —- Support this podcast:
Snap-on Veneers…they do exist!
Feb 19 • 5 min
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. —- Support this…
Research for the People: How does a UK study on “Twin Blocks” relate to orthodontics in the USA?
Feb 12 • 7 min
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…
Interview: What is it like to have Lingual Braces?
Feb 5 • 16 min
Melanie & Lindsey describe what it is like to live with Lingual Braces. Check it out! —- Support this podcast:
The Everlane of Straight Teeth: Episode 1
Jan 31 • 15 min
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…
Teeth Truths: Influencer @senshine shares his experience…and Dr. Cooper shares her knowledge on it
Jan 23 • 8 min
Dr. Cooper reviews this marketing YouTube and answers the questions @senshine had. See original video at: —- Support this podcast:
Teeth Truths Trailer
Jan 22 • 0 min
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…
Research for the People: Water Fluoridation Study
Jan 15 • 8 min
Listen to the review of the research article “Consequences of community water fluoridation cessation for Medicaid-eligible children and adolescents in Juneau, Alaska” —- Support this podcast:
Introduction of Segment: Research for the People
Jan 15 • 0 min
What is the segment “Research for the People” about? —- Support this podcast:
What is it like to have braces for the first time?
Jan 8 • 12 min
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! —- Support this podcast:
Jan 2 • 0 min
Here’s a teaser - come listen to more & ask me your questions! —- Support this podcast:
To Extract or Not To Extract?
Dec 17, 2018 • 10 min
Ever wondered why there used to be more people with extractions for orthodontics? Why does there seem to be less extraction now? —- Support this podcast:
Flouride - yes or no?
Nov 19, 2018 • 3 min
Did you know there is Flouride in your tap water? Do you think its good or bad? —- Support this podcast:
I Only Want Orthodontics
Oct 25, 2018 • 5 min
Getting the ideal smile…it takes a team! —- Support this podcast:
Teeth Get Loose with Orthodontics?
Oct 3, 2018 • 5 min
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? —- Support this podcast:
Are you a patient or a consumer?
Sep 26, 2018 • 7 min
As new marketing is pushed out directly to the consumer…how does this affect the relationship between the doctor and the patient? —- Support this podcast:
Can’t I just take these antibiotics for this cold?
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
Why dentist prescribe (or don’t!) antibiotics… —- Support this podcast:
Can Doctors get kickbacks?
Sep 17, 2018 • 5 min
What is a kickback? Can it even happen? Should I be worried about it when I get a referral? —- Support this podcast:
I’ve been told I can’t do that…
Sep 13, 2018 • 6 min
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? —- Support this podcast:
Is it okay to eat pizza every once in awhile?
Sep 5, 2018 • 2 min
Discussing pizza - one of the yummy options you CAN eat! —- Support this podcast:
So you’re transferring…
Aug 31, 2018 • 5 min
Can’t I just switch orthodontists? —- Support this podcast:
Aug 29, 2018 • 6 min
What to use with braces, lingual braces or clear trays…bonus - what to do if your tooth gets knocked out of your mouth? —- Support this podcast:
Why do some kids get 2 sets of braces?
Aug 28, 2018 • 4 min
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! —- Support this…
My kid chipped their front tooth!
Aug 23, 2018 • 6 min
Why chipping happens, what to do about it and how orthodontics can have a part —- Support this podcast:
Doc…I really, really, really want to speed up my treatment….
Aug 21, 2018 • 6 min
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? —- Support this podcast:
Shift Happens!?!
Aug 20, 2018 • 4 min
Why are my teeth moving? - I didn’t even have orthodontics before…. —- Support this podcast:
Lingual Brackets - the ins & outs1
Aug 17, 2018 • 5 min
Lingual brackets - de-mystifying these brackets and others, why they are priced the way they are, how they are supplied to orthodontists, etc. —- Support this podcast:
Clear Aligers/Invisalign
Aug 17, 2018 • 12 min
Why are there so many options and prices when they are all the same clear trays? —- Support this podcast:
Clear Braces - why or why not?
Aug 14, 2018 • 4 min
The second in a series of de-mystifying the different types of orthodontic treatment - metal, clear, trays & lingual —- Support this podcast:
Pros & Cons of Metal Braces
Aug 13, 2018 • 8 min
Dr. Cooper discusses the pros & cons of metal, traditional braces. —- Support this podcast:
Why do I have extra spit?
Aug 10, 2018 • 1 min
I just got some braces - now I have so much spit - why is this happening? —- Support this podcast:
Doing what to my bone does what?
Aug 8, 2018 • 4 min
You have the basics down, now you want to speed through treatment! —- Support this podcast:
Are you the tortoise or the hare?
Aug 2, 2018 • 2 min
How do I get done with orthodontics fast? Take care of the basics! —- Support this podcast:
How does Dr. Cooper find her own doctors?
Jul 18, 2018 • 6 min
Want to find doctors like Dr. Cooper - follow these guidelines! —- Support this podcast:
Jul 3, 2018 • 0 min
Latest episode of Bryn Cooper —- Support this podcast:
My tooth hurts!
Jun 20, 2018 • 2 min
What are the reasons tooth sensitivity can occur? What can you do to make it go away? —- Support this podcast:
Why should I get my wisdom teeth taken out?
Jun 8, 2018 • 2 min
Latest episode of Bryn Cooper —- Support this podcast:
Why did you just take my bracket off?
May 18, 2018 • 1 min
Explaining repositioning of brakets —- Support this podcast:
Why do orthodontists recommend taking out teeth?
Apr 24, 2018 • 2 min
Dr. Cooper discusses when taking out teeth is appropriate and when to think twice… —- Support this podcast:
I don’t need dental insurance to get braces?!?!?!
Apr 10, 2018 • 7 min
Myth busted! You may not need dental insurance to get the best price for orthodontics…and its easy! —- Support this podcast:
Flossing with Braces?!?!
Mar 26, 2018 • 3 min
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: —- Support this podcast:
Hey Doc, what kind of braces do you recommend?
Mar 21, 2018 • 6 min
What are the pros & cons of different treatment types? What types are there? —- Support this podcast:
Retainers - what type works?
Mar 20, 2018 • 2 min
The very first episode of Bryn Cooper! —- Support this podcast: