Crossbite, Overbite, and Underbite
Have you ever wondered how your bite affects the way you eat? It can certainly affect how straight your teeth are. When it comes to teeth, the bite is one of the most critical factors. Your bite type is determined by an orthodontist who will examine your upper and lower teeth. While you wait to see your orthodontist, you can learn about the three different bite types. The 3 Different Bite Types Explained If you
Invisalign and Baby Teeth
You have all seen those commercials for Invisalign. Many wonder if it is possible to get Invisalign for kids with a mix of permanent teeth and baby teeth. Some parents believe that you have to wait until your child has lost all of their baby teeth before you can get braces for them. This is a common misconception. The American Association of Orthodontists recommend a child have their first check up by age 7. What
Invisalign and Wisdom Teeth
Invisalign is a popular option for those who are looking to straighten their teeth without wearing traditional braces. However, many wonder if wisdom teeth cause a problem for those looking to use these aligners. Your wisdom teeth impact your smile. Even though they are so far back in your mouth that they’re not usually seen, they can still create many issues. You may need to have them removed before teeth straightening treatments can begin. Does
speed up orthodontic care
How long will I need braces? How long will I need Invisalign? As an orthodontic patient, there’s a good chance one of those questions has crossed your mind. Many people are hesitant to correct dental issues because of the time commitment that’s required. The good news is, there’s a way you can speed up your orthodontic treatment. Propel – a special device that can help move your teeth faster and reduce treatment time – is
Benefits of a more aligned bite
We all want to have straight teeth, but we should have an aligned bite as well. When the teeth are crooked and the bite is off, a variety of issues can arise. A misaligned bite can lead to wearing out certain teeth, cause issues with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and make it easier to chip or fracture teeth. Luckily, this is something that can be corrected with the help of an orthodontist. Let’s talk about