Month: February 2014

Four Surprising Facts about Life with Braces

No matter how much research you do or how extensive your orthodontist’s instructions are, life with braces is still full of surprises. Today, we’re discussing just a few surprises in store for you, whether you wear traditional fixed braces or Invisalign clear aligners.

A Dynamic Approach to Children’s Orthodontics

The early bird catches the worm, they say. In the case of interceptive orthodontics, early intervention helps address serious occlusion and spacing problems before they interfere with your child’s oral health. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children have their first visit with an orthodontist around age 7. This allows your family orthodontist to… Read more »

5 Surprising Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

In recent years, dentists, orthodontists, and doctors have become increasingly aware of the seriousness and frequency of TMJ disorder. In fact, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 10 million Americans may suffer from this condition, which causes inflammation in the jaw joints and surrounding tissues. While most people associate… Read more »