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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 […]

Invisalign Has The Convenience And Benefits You’re Looking For!

Convenience is an absolute must today. Whether at work, at leisure, or improving your daily life, getting the absolute best experience for your money is important. Invisalign clear aligners are the perfect example of this. They are incredibly convenient, but they are also cost-effective and a great alternative to wire braces! Why Choose Invisalign over […]

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 […]

How to Survive the First Week With Braces

5 Quick and Easy Tips Getting braces can be an exciting time, especially if you’re incredibly unhappy with your smile. These appliances will improve the functionality and alignment of your bite, but they’ll also greatly enhance your overall smile aesthetics. Unfortunately, however, the first several days of wearing them can be a bit of a […]

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 […]

Braces Treat Dental Issues

Braces Treat Dental Issues While Giving You An Amazing Smile Straight teeth helps you look your best at job interviews, social gatherings, and even smiling to yourself in the mirror. But did you know that orthodontic treatment has more benefits than just a straight smile? Of course, the straight smile plays a large part, but […]

What Happens to Your Teeth Without a Retainer?

Braces take a good amount of time to get your teeth straightened out. It wasn’t necessarily a “fun” process, but the results were completely worth it. Your smile is stunning, your bite is perfect, and the added health benefits aren’t too shabby either. After treatment, your orthodontist provided you with your very own customized retainer. […]

The Basics of Palatal Expansion

Many parents don’t realize that early orthodontic intervention can resolve a considerable number of dental issues before they occur, particularly problems with crowding and alignment. That’s why most orthodontists recommend scheduling a child’s first appointment by the age of 7. If your child’s orthodontist detects potential issues with future tooth placement, they might recommend palatal […]

How Myofunctional Therapy can Help with Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)

Temporomandibular may be a big word, but learning about temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) isn’t too difficult. Essentially, the temporomandibular joints–the joints connecting your jawbone to your skull–aren’t acting properly. As you may have already guessed, this causes pain in your jaw joints, as well as jaw-controlling muscles. While unpleasant, these symptoms can be treated with myofunctional […]

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