How to Protect Your Braces While Playing Sports

Most kids are involved in some sort of activity, many of these activities involving a sport. No matter the sport, there’s always a chance for a child to get bumped in the mouth. When a child has braces, getting hit in the mouth can be worse than usual. Being hit in the mouth can mean

By |2020-01-07T16:23:48-08:00January 4th, 2020|

Do You Need Referrals for All Orthodontic Work?

Referrals are a common occurrence when it comes to health in general, across all types, including dental work. This is more commonly connected to an insurance need more often than it’s connected to an orthodontist need. Depending on the situation, the insurance company involved, the treatment being suggested, etc. a referral may be needed. Keep

By |2019-10-16T13:18:01-07:00September 7th, 2019|

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 |2019-08-23T14:10:35-07:00August 9th, 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 |2019-07-15T10:17:27-07:00July 15th, 2019|

Deep Bite Correction Treatment

With the advancement of technology comes the advancement in treatments available for dental treatments. This means that when it comes to a deep bite, there are many orthodontic treatments along with restorative options available to patients with the issue of a deep bite. It’s usually a good idea to get a deep bite corrected, if

By |2019-04-30T01:03:11-07:00April 14th, 2019|

Why Do You Wear Elastics?

Braces help to move, pull, and straighten teeth but what braces can’t do so well is move the jaw. If you are suffering from an underbite, overbite, or just need to correct your bite in general, you may need elastics which are usually used in conjunction with braces. It may be hard to believe that

By |2019-06-04T12:54:06-07:00April 10th, 2019|

Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

Everyone loves a straight and pretty smile. However, outside of being aesthetically pleasing, a straight smile has many more benefits. Many of these benefits are linked to your overall oral health. As we age, things like crooked teeth can cause severe issues within the mouth. Some of these issues can even begin at an early

By |2019-03-22T15:09:43-07:00March 14th, 2019|

Why Do I Bite My Cheeks?

Sometimes, our oral health doesn’t always center around just our teeth and gums. Some issues can be with other areas in our mouth or face. One issue that can pop up is a consistent problem with biting our cheeks. This might sound a little odd however, this can be a real issue especially when it

By |2019-03-04T15:24:14-08:00February 21st, 2019|

Different Types Of Bite Problems

Bite problems occur quite frequently in people of all ages and races. There are a few different bite issues that a patient can have but, all are filed under what’s referred to as malocclusion. All of these require a dental professional’s help to be corrected. Further, bite problems should be corrected as they often interfere

By |2018-12-24T13:57:21-08:00December 22nd, 2018|
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