As a part of looking healthy and with the understanding that on-camera meetings are here to stay, you may be curious about straightening your teeth.
Warning! All parents, you are now officially entering the “School Break Zone.” This time of year, of course, brings family gatherings, parties, and treats! It’s hard to turn away from the ooey-gooey treats which is why your American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) member wants you to be prepared if an orthodontic emergency happens in your … Continued
It’s OCTOBER! For most or all of us, this month begins with the weather changing, drinking pumpkin spice latte’s, and of course, Halloween! But for your orthodontist, it’s also a month to recognize their patient’s beautiful, healthy smile in honor of National Orthodontic Health Month. This is a perfect time to review a few helpful … Continued
Mewing (which, by the way, is not a medical term) suggests that tongue placement can define your jawline. While proper tongue alignment could alter your facial structure, there’s more to it.
Orthodontists are specialized in properly aligning teeth and jaws and possess the dental training to give you your best smile, making them the definitely-right person for orthodontic treatment.
In most cases, yes, you can use your HSA or FSA for eligible orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic payments(s) not paid by your insurance may be considered an eligible expense.
Orthodontic health can be more manageable if you get ahead of it. And it may help you avoid more costly or more invasive treatments down the road.
By age 7, your child has enough permanent teeth that an orthodontist can spot a problem before it becomes… well, a bigger problem.
Orthodontists use x-rays to check below the surface to look for extra teeth, missing teeth, impacted teeth or teeth coming into the wrong positions.
Unlike fingernails, teeth are permanent. What you remove won’t grow back. The protective layer of enamel you’re chipping away at is limited. Once you break through it, the damage is done.