Post-Op Instructions For Orthodontic Appliances
TRANSPARENCY AND COMFORT ARE OUR HALLMARKS Schedule Appointment Click on the appliance you have on! Braces Clarity Aligners Appliances Retainer Wear the aligners full time a minimum of 22 hours/day. The aligners should not be out more than 2 hours/day. Take aligners out only to brush, floss, eat and drink (only drink water with them […]
When Should You Consult With An Orthodontist?
TRANSPARENCY AND COMFORT ARE OUR HALLMARKS Schedule Appointment Ideal Age for a Child’s First Orthodontic visit: 0 What is an orthodontist? Orthodontists are specialized dentists who work to bring the teeth and jaws into their ideal position for optimal oral health. They have 2-3 years of additional training after their doctorate to perfect this skill […]
What Is Two-phase Orthodontic Treatment?
Two-phase orthodontic treatment is a dual step method of aligning a child’s teeth and producing a functional bite. Usually, two-step orthodontic treatments begin between the ages of 7 and 9, when many of the primary teeth remain in a child’s mouth. The braces stay on for a year or two, after which time they are […]
All About Orthodontic Appliances
Orthodontists primarily treat patients who need help correcting certain maxillofacial problems, such as misaligned teeth, malocclusion, or too much space between the teeth. Treating these conditions requires the assistance of orthodontic appliances, of which there are many. Orthodontic appliances come in many variations – some being fixed and some being removable. They serve various purposes, […]