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|

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|

How to Make Braces More Affordable?

The prospect of getting braces can be terrifying. Not because of the procedures, but because of the anticipated cost. Believe it or not, braces can be affordable. There are several different ways to prepare for the cost or even lower it. Savings Plans One of the best ways to make braces affordable is to participate

By |2018-11-27T13:40:46+00:00November 21st, 2018|

When is a Good Time for a Child to get Braces?

Braces play a very important role as far as helping teeth grow in the right direction. If teeth grow at odd angles, it can be quite painful and extremely difficult to speak and chew. Not to mention one’s confidence isn’t at its highest with un-straightened teeth. Braces slowly straighten out the teeth and move them

By |2018-08-21T13:18:36+00:00August 30th, 2018|