Month: March 2016

Correcting Your Bite Can Help With TMJ Problems

TMJ problems can cause many ailments for sufferers. It could be the source of chronic headaches, it can make jaw movements difficult, and it can leave your face feeling persistently sore. Crooked teeth and issues with bite alignment can be reasons people develop issues with their TMJs (TMJ is an abbreviation for temporomandibular joint). When… Read more »

How Do I Qualify For Treatment With Invisalign?

If you have hesitated to undergo an orthodontic treatment because of the cosmetic effect, you may hope to use Invisalign aligners to straighten your teeth. Unfortunately, while Invisalign can correct milder forms of misalignment, your teeth may need too much adjustment to qualify. Using modern imaging technology, your orthodontist can check if you are a… Read more »

When Should I Take My Child To The Orthodontist?

It can be tough to determine when it is appropriate to take your child in for an orthodontic consultation. Your dentist may notice an issue with their alignment and recommend they undergo further review. While children mature at different rates, you may be able to take your child in for a study of their teeth… Read more »

The Advantages Of Tooth-Colored Brackets

Have you heard about tooth-colored brackets? By using ceramic to create the brackets for your braces, your orthodontist can help make straightening your teeth a less cosmetically off-putting experience. Tooth-colored brackets are harder for people to see, and can cause less irritation in the inside of your lips and cheeks than metal brackets. Their less… Read more »