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|

Can Orthodontics Fix a Gummy Smile?

Many people believe that orthodontics is limited to only that which absolutely has to be done for the good of a patient’s dental health. However, sometimes, people just aren’t pleased with the aesthetics of their smile and wish to have it altered in some ways in order to gain the look they’re satisfied with. An

By |2019-07-10T11:52:04+00:00July 10th, 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|

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|

Closing That Gap In Your Teeth

For some of us, gaps are an unwanted sight. For others, gaps are a fashion statement and are desired. However, if you’re one of the people who would rather not have a gap in your teeth, there are a few options to fixing that gap. Many of the options involve orthodontic intervention. While this may

By |2019-02-26T11:29:21+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Tooth Care and Cleaning While Having Braces

Getting braces can be a lengthy process as well as a big step since they can often time adjust your way of life for a bit. Even with Invisalign braces, you’re adding something onto your list of responsibilities that take time and effort. However, in general, braces are worth the effort including the tooth care

By |2019-01-22T11:43:00+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Types of Orthodontic Treatments

Orthodontics deals in correcting jaws and teeth as far as their positioning is concerned. This means they have very specific treatments they use. Each treatment may have various options to choose from however, they each have a very specific task they’re trying to accomplish. The most common treatment an orthodontist is known is braces however,

By |2018-11-12T07:49:25+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Flossing with Braces

Braces can be a pain in the neck but they’re worth the effort in the end. One of the aspects of braces that all patients eventually deal with is proper flossing. Braces can make it pretty tough to get in and around those teeth as you should. However, there are a few great ways to

By |2018-10-10T10:14:10+00:00October 10th, 2018|

How the Orthodontics Process Works?

1: Schedule Your Orthodontics Consultation Most orthodontics will agree that children should be seen by an orthodontist by age 7. This may sound a bit young to those of us who remember braces when we were in our teens, but things have changed significantly since then. Orthodontists are able to detect subtle issues in tooth

By |2018-09-25T13:44:01+00:00September 27th, 2018|