Why should I take my child back to the orthodontist for observational visits?

February 28, 2018

Observational visits allow your orthodontist to keep an eye on how your child’s teeth, face and jaws are developing. These visits allow your orthodontist to monitor changes as your child grows.

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If my front teeth are straight, why should I be concerned about how my teeth fit together?

February 21, 2018

Even if your front teeth are straight, there can be a problem with how all your teeth fit together – a problem that can be bad for your overall oral health.

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What Is An Impacted Tooth?

February 6, 2018

An impacted tooth either has not come in when expected or a tooth that cannot erupt because it does not have room or may be coming in the wrong direction or position.

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Why Do I Need an Orthodontist?

December 22, 2017

Working together with your orthodontist, orthodontic treatment can yield life-enhancing results: better function (biting, chewing, speaking), improved appearance and increased self-esteem.

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What if I’m Too Busy for Orthodontic Visits?

December 8, 2017

Advances in technology have allowed six to ten week intervals between orthodontic appointments that fit even the busiest of schedules.

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Do Orthodontists Offer Payment Plans?

December 1, 2017

A payment plan for orthodontic treatment may consist of a down payment with the remainder paid monthly for 12 to 24 months—often interest-free.

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What is an Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist?

November 17, 2017

Similar to becoming a medical specialist, such as a surgeon or an internist, orthodontists complete orthodontic residency program for two to three years after dental school.

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Is There a Benefit to Early Treatment?

November 10, 2017

The goal of early orthodontic treatment is to intercept developing problems, eliminate the cause, guide the growth of facial and jaw bones, and provide adequate space for permanent teeth.

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