Archives by Tag 'orthodontist'

The Best Job to Have in 2016 is… An Orthodontist!

Fun Dental Facts, orthodontics

10/16/2016
Every year, U.S. News & World Report comes up with a ranking of the 100 best jobs, based on a number of indicators: personal fulfillment, stress level, compensation and room for advancement, among other criteria. Rising to the top of the list for 2016 is the dental specialist who straightens more...

The Dental Universe

Fun Dental Facts

02/06/2010
Sun (General Dentist) – The Center of the Dental Universe General Dentists are at the center of our dental universe. As your Family Dentist, they are the trusted professionals who guide and maintain your family's dental health and when necessary will involve the help of the “Dental Specialists,” represented by more...

The Value of a Two-Phased Approach to Orthodontics

orthodontics

02/05/2010
When it comes to your children's teeth, you want what is best—the best results and value! For this reason, if you notice bite or misalignment issues as their permanent teeth are surfacing, you should quickly schedule an appointment with your dentist or an orthodontist for a consultation. While this may more...

What are TADs?

dental implants, orthodontics

02/05/2010
TADs (Temporary Anchorage Devices) are transitional mini-implants or screws that are an effective tool orthodontists (“ortho” = movement, “dont” = teeth) use to help move teeth more quickly and accurately during treatment. This new technology consists of mini-screws or mini-implants that are temporarily placed into the bone of the jaws more...

Using Orthodontic Retainers to Protect Your New Smile

orthodontics

02/05/2010
After completing the process of wearing braces, it is a wonderful feeling to once again feel that smooth surface of your teeth. And now that your teeth are finally straight, you may think that your job is done. However, your teeth will tend to relapse into their old position quite more...

Dental Implants & Your Teenager, Timing Is Everything!

dental implants

02/05/2010
When it comes to permanently replacing a teenager's missing tooth, timing is everything. As a parent or caregiver, of course you want what's best, and an implant provides the highest quality of life in addition to being the best long-term solution...so why should you and your child have to wait? more...

A Clear Way for Straightening Teeth

orthodontics

02/05/2010
For years, straightening teeth required a mouthful of metal braces; however, today there are clear alternatives that may work just as well. This 21st century approach requires sets of clear aligners that are replaced every 2 to 3 weeks over the course of the typical 6 to 18 month treatment. more...

NEW Technology helps your child’s teeth stay straight

Dental Technology, orthodontics

02/04/2010
Thousands of dollars after orthodontic treatment (braces) — they're finally off, the smile beautiful, the bite perfect. All you need to do is wear your retainer to ensure the great result stays that way and make sure the investment pays off. Your child needs to wear his retainer. Short of more...

Orthodontics, the Magic Behind a Beautiful Smile

orthodontics

02/04/2010
You can change your smile through the “Magic of Orthodontics,” the original smile-maker technique. Orthodontics is a sub-specialty of dentistry that is devoted to the study and treatment of malocclusions (improper bites). And there really is a certain magic in the way that teeth actually can be moved through bone more...

When Is Too Early for an Orthodontic Evaluation?

orthodontics

02/04/2010
If when you look at your child's baby teeth you already see signs of a malocclusion (bad bite), then your child may benefit from an early orthodontic evaluation. Often referred to as “interceptive orthodontics,” it can enable your orthodontist to determine whether or not preventive or interceptive treatment is needed more...