Braces

When Are Children Most Compliant With Orthodontic Treatments?

Younger patients are oftentimes more compliant when it comes to orthodontic devices and treatments than their older peers. Read More →

Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces

If aesthetics are your main concern, you are unlikely to find traditional braces attractive because the metal brackets are easily visible and difficult to care ... Read More →

Benefits of Invisalign

There are many benefits to opting for Invisalign as opposed to traditional braces. Read More →

What Factors Effect the Duration of Treatment for Orthodontic Patients?

The length of time that a particular patient will need to wear orthodontia to achieve the desired result he or she is looking for will ... Read More →

When Should Children First See the Orthodontist?

The earlier a child gets in to see an orthodontist, the better off he or she is going to be. Read More →

Is a Child Ever Too Young to Get Braces?

Among children with more general alignment issues, Dr. Kim says it is most common to start braces around age 11 or 12 – generally because ... Read More →

How Will My Mouth Feel When I’m Wearing Invisalign Aligners?

Clear aligners can be taken out when it comes time to eat and drink. This is in stark contrast to traditional braces, which feature metal ... Read More →

What Is a Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment?

Orthodontists who work with adolescent patients will frequently recommend two-phase treatments as a way to decrease the cost and discomfort. Read More →

What to Expect During an Initial Orthodontic Consultation

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children come in for orthodontic evaluations by age seven. Even though some children may not have obvious ... Read More →

How Quickly Can My Teeth Be Straightened With Braces?

Very minor corrections can take between four and six months, while more traditional orthodontics can take anywhere from two to three years to complete. Read More →