Category: Orthodontics

Is Invisalign® Right For Me?
Since Invisalign® technology was developed in 1997, it has transformed over 6 million smiles including 1.4 million teens. By using cutting edge, industry-changing technology patients will undergo a modern, fully digitized experience to help them get the smile they want, the way they want. Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions…
Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Crowns
Dental crowns serve many purposes and can be a reasonable and simple alternative to other dental procedures.  But what is a dental crown and why would you ever need one? What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over the tooth to cover it. The crown fully encases the visible part of the tooth. The main purpose…
Parents’ Guide to Baby Teeth
Children’s smiles certainly light up a room, but it is not uncommon to notice imperfections in those mouths! Don’t be alarmed, baby teeth come in all sizes, shapes, and slants. They are a critical component of every child’s development and more often than not there are logical reasons why baby teeth form the way they do. Check out this guide to …
Do I Have a Bite Problem?
As the weather warms up and we dust off the grill, we look forward to summer BBQs and grilled corn on the cob.  Ever thought about how we chew these delicious treats?   Occlusion is a fancy word to describe the way in which your upper and lower teeth come together when you are chewing. If your bite doesn’t fit together properly, we call it …
Am I Too Old For Orthodontic Treatment?
If you’ve been living with crooked or crowded teeth for most of your life, but have never undergone orthodontic treatment to correct them, you might be wondering if you’ve “aged out,” so to speak, at this stage of your life. The short answer is this: As long as your teeth are healthy, you are never too old for the orthodontic correction! In fact…
Why You Should Have Your Child’s Teeth X-Rayed
Having concerns regarding your child getting an x-ray of any kind is completely normal. You worry about their risk of exposure to radiation and its effects. Wanting to know more about why your child needs x-ray imaging may very well be a factor in whether you give consent or not. Digital radiographs are useful, essential resources that dentists …