Month: June 2016

Starting The Orthodontic Treatment Process

When you begin the process of straightening your teeth, you may be unsure of what to expect. Whether you are about to start orthodontic treatment for your child, or you yourself are looking to adjust your teeth, the process can feel daunting. There is no way of knowing how long it will take to straighten… Read more »

Responding To An Orthodontic Emergency

Your braces are constructed with the expectation that they will undergo some pressure. Between daily wear and tear on teeth, and the constant movement that comes from adjustment, durability matters. That being said, problems can sometimes arise. There is no need to panic if you think that your braces have broken. Your orthodontist is available to… Read more »

What To Do If Your Teeth Shift Later In Life

For many people, braces are something from their childhood. Unfortunately, your teeth may shift later in life, long after you have had orthodontic treatment. In between your childhood and now, you may not have thought much about orthodontics, unless you have children of your own who have undergone treatment. What you should know is that… Read more »

Preparing For Orthodontic Treatment

There are preliminary steps that need to be performed before an orthodontic adjustment officially begins. Before an any appliance can be placed, your orthodontist’s first step is to make a study of your teeth and jaw, to determine your individual needs. Thanks to upgrades in orthodontic technology, these earliest steps can be performed digitally. This means… Read more »