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Bite Problems Most Common in Children and Adults

Bite problems are common in general and range across all ages and ethnicities. These various bite issues usually plague children just as much as they plague adults. Due to various reasons, adults may not have had access to proper dental care as easily as children these days do. Although, children these days may still struggle

By |2019-08-23T14:10:35+00:00August 9th, 2019|

How to Determine What Type of Braces are Best for You

Back in the day, there weren’t very many options when it came to braces. You either had a mouth full of metal or headgear, and neither of them was comfortable. However, with the advancement of technology, braces have been made more comfortable and more options have been added to the treatment list. Although there are

By |2019-08-23T13:30:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|

Can I Get Braces if I Have Dental Implants?

Dental implants and braces are both a great option for gaining that healthy, beautiful smile you have always dreamed of. However, these two procedures and treatments don’t go hand in hand. Dental implants act like normal teeth, but in the end, they aren’t natural teeth and that means they can be limited in some aspects,

By |2019-08-23T12:00:51+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Are Orthodontics Medically Necessary?

Orthodontics is a branch of dental work that many people see as medically unnecessary. However, this is a misconception since there is quite a bit that goes into orthodontics that make it a very important branch of the dental field. Contrary to popular belief, orthodontics doesn’t exist just to make the appearance of your teeth

By |2019-07-15T10:17:27+00:00July 15th, 2019|

What is a Palatal Expander?

Just when you think you’ve got all the basics of orthodontics figured out, something like a palatal expander comes along and throws you for a loop. Imagine being a parent and getting told your child needs one of these. Although it may sound strange and be tongue-tying to say, palatal expanders are actually pretty common

By |2019-07-12T13:28:30+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Vitamins For Dental Health

What’s the Most Important Vitamin for Dental Health? Vitamins and minerals are very important to the health of our bodies in general. However, specific vitamins and minerals benefit various portions of our bodies more than others. This isn’t to say that all vitamins and minerals don’t help us stay healthy as a whole, it just

By |2019-06-27T18:43:19+00:00June 7th, 2019|

Can Children Get Invisalign Treatment?

Invisalign treatment has been quickly becoming one of the most used form of braces and for good reason! They offer a much nicer look and feel compared to traditional braces and not to mention, they’re much more convenient. However, Invisalign does offer a couple more limitations than traditional braces. One of these being age, or

By |2019-06-04T12:32:17+00:00May 31st, 2019|

The Secrets of a Successful Orthodontist

Orthodontists are dentists that help align teeth and jaws, making sure these are positioned inside the mouth correctly. To become an orthodontist, one must complete ten or more years of higher education to be able to practice in their field. Orthodontists must stay up-to date with the latest technology and information in their field to

By |2019-06-04T12:08:25+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Why Your Health Is Worth the Cost of Braces?

Braces are brackets that orthodontists place on people's teeth to help straighten them out and align the teeth in the correct position. While braces are thought of to help with appearance, they also have many health benefits to them. They can be an expensive medical treatment but can save money and time in the long

By |2019-06-04T12:39:38+00:00May 17th, 2019|

What to Do with Damaged Braces

Braces are pretty resilient for the most part. However, there are other aspects to them that make them pretty fragile as well. Your orthodontist will always give you as much information as possible to protect you and your braces during the duration of the treatment. However, we’re all human and things happen that leave us

By |2019-04-30T01:25:35+00:00April 28th, 2019|