What is a Board Certified Orthodontist? Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth. An orthodontist is a specialist in the dental field who has extensive knowledge with all issues related to the jaws and bite. Unlike a general dentist who focuses on dental check-ups and maintaining the health of the teeth and gums, an orthodontist […]
What is a Board Certified Orthodontist?
Understanding the World of Orthodontics
Understanding the World of Orthodontics For most people the word orthodontics immediately conjures up images of people wearing braces. Do you really know what this word means though? Orthodontics is a treatment procedure that will help straighten you teeth. This process helps your teeth function correctly and of course look much better. Different appliances are […]
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), […]