Braces

How to Get the Best Quality Dentures

As time goes by, fewer and fewer dentists are offer dentures at their practices. Read More →

Reasons For Braces Beyond the Aesthetics

While bringing teeth into alignment has the side benefit of making them straighter and more beautiful, Dr. Dematteis says it also makes teeth more functional, ... Read More →

What’s Wrong With Having an Underbite?

In the vast majority of cases, patients with underbites and overbites will undergo orthodontic treatments to cure their alignment issues early in life. Read More →

Why Is Wearing a Retainer So Important After Braces?

To prevent teeth from relapsing, Dr. Dematteis recommends that all his orthodontic patients wear custom retainers each day and night. Read More →

How to Care For Invisalign Aligners

Invisalign aligners tend to require much less cleaning and care than traditional orthodontic braces, but that doesn't mean that people who wear Invisalign can get ... Read More →

Why Are Arch Expanders Important For Young Patients?

Arch expanders are an important part of orthodontic treatment for adolescent patients. Read More →

How to Get Straight Teeth Without Braces

Most people think that the only way they can get straight teeth is by wearing metal orthodontic braces for a year or more, however Dr. ... Read More →

What Can People Do To Shorten the Time They’ll Need to Wear Braces?

An orthodontist who starts treatment too early, for example, could actually be increasing the length of time that his patient wears an orthodontic appliance. Read More →

How Skeletal Discrepancies Affect Orthodontic Cases

While it is possible for a child's pediatric dentist to recognize and diagnose a skeletal problem before age eight, Dr. Hanigan says these types of ... Read More →

How Do I Choose Between Metal & Ceramic Braces?

The only real difference between metal and ceramic braces comes down to the aesthetics. Read More →