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|

Medicaid Coverage for Braces

Medicaid can be a tricky beast when it comes to what’s covered and what’s not covered. It’s important to note that Medicaid will vary slightly from state to state which makes it hard to cover what may or may not be covered, across the board. In short, braces aren’t covered on Medicaid, at least not

By |2019-06-27T19:30:44+00:00June 21st, 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+00:00March 14th, 2019|

Taking Care Of Your Braces During The Holidays

Having braces can be tough without any special occasions being thrown in. You often can’t eat a lot of your favorite foods but, you’re working your way to a beautiful smile, which makes it worth the effort. When the holidays roll around, it can be a little tough to say no to those sweet treats

By |2018-12-13T10:43:50+00:00December 14th, 2018|

Benefits of Straight Teeth

Not very many of us are born with a perfectly straight smile. For some, it can take more work than others to gain that pearly white, straight smile. For others, it takes minimal effort. However, no matter the level of effort it takes to achieve that straight smile, it’s worth it, and here’s why. It

By |2018-12-12T12:21:45+00:00December 8th, 2018|