The number of adults seeing an orthodontist is at an all-time high. Why? Because orthodontic treatment is just as effective for adults as children.
Vaping causes damage that may lead to the death of gum tissue, gum disease and, in some cases, loss of teeth – making vaping a risk to your oral health.
Prioritize your family’s smiles this year with these three easy steps from the American Association of Orthodontists.
Athletes are more likely to have poor oral health because they often refuel with high-acid drinks – which can weaken tooth enamel and damage teeth.
A crossbite is a type of malocclusion, or a misalignment of teeth, where upper teeth fit inside of lower teeth. This misalignment can affect a single tooth or groups of teeth.
October is National Orthodontic Health Month and National Bullying Prevention Month, so the AAO is challenging you to stand for the silent with these four steps.
It’s no secret, as you age, so does your smile. Here’s a roundup of 4 common changes orthodontists see in patients as they age.
The answer is yes, and here’s why. Getting straight teeth is only half the battle; the other half is keeping them straight, and that is where retainers come in.
Did you know white marks on teeth are preventable? All you have to do is to keep teeth clean and stay away from some foods and beverages. It’s that simple.
If someone tells you that your child should have all of his/her permanent teeth before visiting the orthodontist for the first time, that “someone” is incorrect . In fact, putting off a first visit to the orthodontist until all of a child’s permanent teeth are in could do more harm than good.