Adjunctive Periodontal Procedures for Successful Orthodontic Treatment

April 10, 2015



Adjunctive treatment is additional treatment that is needed before or after orthodontic treatment in order to ensure the success of overall periodontic procedures. The goals […]



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Orthodontic Expanders and Tooth Gaps

March 31, 2015



Certain orthodontic techniques have shifted over the last several years, especially the increased introduction of orthodontic expanders. In the past, it was common to extract […]



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Adult Braces: A Healthy, Beautiful Smile at Any Age

March 20, 2015



Many adults suffer with misalignment of the teeth and jaws, unaware of the ease of adult orthodontics today. There is often the fear of high […]



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Temporary Anchorage Devices

March 09, 2015



Temporary anchorage devices, also known as TADs, help orthodontists to achieve tooth movement when it is necessary for orthodontic treatment. TADs are a relatively new […]



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Straight Talk about Crooked Teeth: Reduce Your Risk of Periodontal Disease

February 26, 2015



Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria in dental plaque. The disease causes gums to become inflamed and bleed, even in early stages. Nearly 50 percent […]



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Orthodontics: The Career of a Lifetime

February 11, 2015



Orthodontists help patients correct improper bite patterns caused by jaw misalignments and tooth irregularities. Becoming an orthodontist takes work, but can be fulfilling and rewarding. […]



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