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How Early Should A Child See An Orthodontist?

Most parents don’t think they have to worry about braces until their child nears their high school years. Yet, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that kids get seen by an orthodontist by the time they’re 7. The age of 7 is a golden age when your child has both baby and adult teeth, which […]

How Technology Has Improved Orthodontic Treatment

Over the years, orthodontic treatment has changed from cumbersome metal brackets and wires to a wide range of solutions for correcting bites and improving smiles. With many types of braces available and a wide range of modern imaging techniques, having your teeth straightened has never been easier, and it’s all due to advances in technology. […]

How Does Orthodontics Work To Shift Teeth?

The evidence is undeniable: braces are an essential element of modern dental care. Not only do braces improve the appearance of the smile, but they also prevent dental caries (cavities) by making regular brushings and cleanings more effective.  Our orthodontist and our team recommend orthodontics for many different oral health issues, not just to straighten […]

Early Orthodontic Evaluation Recommended by AAO

Even though most people think of pre-teens and teens when they think of orthodontics, there are good reasons your child should get an orthodontic evaluation much sooner. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends an early orthodontic evaluation with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. Why Your Child Should Get An Orthodontic Check-up No […]

At-Home Orthodontics Can Harm Your Bite

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) says that over 13 percent of orthodontists see patients who have tried DIY teeth straightening treatments causing irreparable damage. Everyone has seen the ads for various at-home orthodontics options. Direct-to-consumer clear aligners that can be used without leaving the house for appointments are tempting for people who want a […]

Adults are Seeking Orthodontic Treatments

4 Reasons Why! When thinking of braces, a teenager with a smile full of metal-covered teeth usually comes to mind. Over the years, orthodontics has changed. Though braces are usually recommended in adolescence, many adults are now turning to orthodontists to fix issues with their teeth that were not addressed when they were younger. Glass […]

Celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month This October!

October is an especially exciting month for kids who enjoy delicious Halloween candy and treats. Many orthodontists use this time to raise awareness about orthodontic health and provide helpful tips and reminders for kids and adults. With National Orthodontic Health Month just around the corner, here’s an overview of this annual event. What Is National […]

Caring For Your Invisalign Aligners

Choosing Invisalign at Glass Orthodontics to align your bite and straighten your smile is a great investment into your oral health.  Your Invisalign aligners are made from a clear, thermoplastic material that is custom made to fit your teeth. Unlike conventional braces, Invisalign aligners are removable. More importantly, the clear thermoplastic material makes the aligners […]

Accelerated Orthodontics at Glass Orthodontics

Accelerated orthodontics utilizes modern orthodontic tools to accelerate the tooth movement process during orthodontic treatment. The average orthodontic treatment lasts between 18 to 24 months. There are many factors that can affect how long a person will wear braces such as age, type of malocclusion, type of treatment and even good oral hygiene. The most […]

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