Blog Articles

Why an Overbite Should Be Corrected

An overbite, or “buck teeth,” changes the look of your smile. But did you know it could be causing more serious oral health issues too? Learn about the risks of having a significant overbite and how to get it fixed.

Nov 7th, 2021
Understanding the Different Treatments for TMJ

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is essential to jaw motion, like chewing and speaking. But TMJ disorders are common, and the pain can quickly affect your daily life. If you have jaw pain, now is the time to learn about your TMJ treatment options.

Oct 7th, 2021
When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Your child’s mouth changes dramatically as they grow from a baby to a teen. Orthodontic treatment helps correct common issues from crooked teeth to bite irregularities, but when is the right time to start treatment? Find out now.

Sep 5th, 2021
What to Do About Your Impacted Teeth

Impacted teeth are common, and they can be painful. Learn to recognize the signs of an impacted tooth and learn more about your treatment options, from eruption aids to surgical extraction.

Aug 1st, 2021
The Dangers of Impacted Teeth

A healthy tooth sits above your gum line. But sometimes, a new tooth gets stuck under your gums. Partially and fully impacted teeth can cause symptoms from pain and swelling to damage to surrounding teeth, but treating it protects your oral health.

Jul 19th, 2021
Are Clear Aligners Right for Your Child?

Clear aligners are effective, convenient, and discreet. They can fix crooked teeth, bite misalignments, and more — but are they the right choice for your child or teen? Find out what to consider when choosing clear aligners here.

Jun 29th, 2021
5 Signs of a TMJ Disorder

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) gets a lot of use. It connects your jaw to your skull and helps you chew and talk, but TMJ pain can stop you in your tracks. Learn the most common symptoms of TMJ disorders and find relief from your pain here.

May 20th, 2021
Treating Your Overbite Goes Far Beyond Your Smile

Nicknamed buck teeth, overbites are a cosmetic concern for many. But having an overbite increases your risk of gum recession, tooth decay, and reduced mouth function. Learn how treating your overbite means protecting your oral health.

Apr 8th, 2021
Busting These 5 Myths About Traditional Braces

Traditional braces conjure up images of awkward teens with mouths full of metal, but this tried-and-true orthodontic treatment often gets a bad rap. It’s time to debunk common myths and learn the benefits — from beautiful smiles to better health.

Mar 17th, 2021
What Is the Best Age to Begin Orthodontic Treatment?

Most kids get orthodontic braces when they’re 10-14 years old. But for some, orthodontic treatment starts much earlier. Find out more about the benefits of early care and when you should schedule your child’s first orthodontic evaluation.

Jan 31st, 2021
Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters

Straight teeth look great, but did you know that there are lots of health benefits to having an aligned smile? Orthodontic treatment to correct crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth can improve your oral health and your overall well-being.

Jan 21st, 2021
5 Benefits of Clear Aligners

Do you have orthodontic problems that require braces? Before you opt for traditional metal braces, explore a more convenient, easier treatment option with clear aligners. They correct more problems than you think.

Dec 7th, 2020