We all have very busy schedules, and fitting in extra appointments can be difficult. If your child has been seen by an orthodontist, but wasn’t quite ready for braces, or if your child has undergone interceptive orthodontic treatment, your orthodontist will most likely be scheduling orthodontic recall appointments for you. These appointments tend to be […]
What Happens at an Orthodontic Recall Appointment?
Why are extractions needed during orthodontic treatment?
Why are extractions needed during orthodontic treatment? Braces can correct a variety of orthodontic problems. One of the most common one is crowding of the teeth. This condition has multiple causes including a small mouth, narrow jaw bones, teeth that are too big, extra teeth in the mouth, teeth that didn’t grow straight down, and […]
What is the right age for braces?
What is the right age for braces? Even though there is no specific age to start treatment, it is recommended that a child sees an orthodontist as early as seven years of age. There are no strict guidelines on what can be corrected at that age but typically problems such as cross-bites (or narrow jaws), […]
Risks of delaying orthodontics Treatment
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child first sees an orthodontic as early as seven years of age. This is a critical age because it coincides with the eruption of the first adult teeth, specially the incisors. An orthodontic evaluation is essential during that critical period to ensure proper eruption of the adult […]
Phase I Orthodontics: What is it and Why is it needed?
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child first sees an orthodontic as early as seven years of age. This is a critical age because it coincides with the eruption of the first adult teeth, specially the incisors. The reason an orthodontic evaluation is needed at that young of an age is because problems […]
The orthodontic process, simplified
The orthodontic process, simplified The benefits of orthodontic treatment are countless. Having straight teeth is not only esthetically pleasing but also integral to our overall heath. A proper bite promotes the longevity of our teeth, it helps us chew better, talk better, and have better access for proper oral hygiene. Getting that beautiful and healthy […]