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The Case for Moving Just a Few Teeth Orthodontically
We often associate orthodontics with moving several teeth on the upper or lower arches (or both) with braces or clear aligners...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Undergoing Adult Orthodontics
... But although orthodontics can be performed at any age, it's not a minor undertaking...

Braces Take Advantage of Teeth's Natural Ability to Move
... If you would like more information on improving your smile with orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

FAQs About Children's Dental Development
...We can discuss interceptive orthodontics more fully with you at your child’s next appointment...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption
...We don’t fully understand what causes ECR, but there seems to be links with excessive force during orthodontics, tooth trauma (especially to the gum ligaments), tooth grinding habits or internal bleaching procedures...

Removing Teeth Could Improve the Outcome for a Crowded Bite
...Since targeted extraction for orthodontics is time-sensitive, you should have your child's bite evaluated by an orthodontist by age 7 to see if any action is necessary...

Finding the Right Solution for Your Gummy Smile
...If, on the other hand it’s the teeth’s position and not the jaw causing gum prominence, we may be able to correct it with orthodontics...

Try the Conservative Path to Jaw Pain Relief First
...In recent years, though, a more aggressive treatment model has emerged that promotes more invasive techniques like orthodontics, dental work or jaw surgery to relieve discomfort...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

Your Age Doesn't Have to Keep You from a Straighter Smile
...If you would like more information on adult orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile
...Orthodontics...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt
...We may still need to apply other forms of orthodontics and cosmetic procedures, but using this procedure to rescue impacted canines can produce a healthier and more attractive smile...

3 Reasons Why Correcting a Poor Bite Is Worthwhile at Any Age
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Moving Teeth With Orthodontics” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Stop Bite Problems Early With Interceptive Orthodontics
Every year many parents learn their “tweenager” or teenager needs their bite corrected, often with specialized orthodontics...

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate
...But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics...

Correct a Cross-Bite by Widening the Upper Jaw with an Expander
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

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