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Problems to Watch for in Seven Year Old’s

When Should a Child First See an Orthodontist At 7 years old, orthodontic problems can be extremely hard to detect due to the mouth being in the early stages of growth. However, this does not mean oral issues and maladaptive habits are not already present or forming at this young age. At age 7, children are early in the process of losing their baby teeth, so many parents assume that seeing an orthodontist is years away. This is a commonly held, yet inaccurate belief. The major professional associations within orthodontics, such as the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), strongly encourage…

Orthodontic Concerns in Growing Children

Why Childhood is the Best Time for Treatment In today’s world, getting braces or other forms of orthodontic treatment is commonplace. It is almost seen as a natural part of growing up for many children, given that they are the most common demographic treated by orthodontists. Despite this fact, many parents are left wondering if their child even needs orthodontic care in the first place. Most orthodontic issues are blatantly obvious, like crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw. Yet, a child may appear to possess perfectly straight teeth and still have underlying issues that remain undetectable to an untrained eye.…

Bite Problems to Correct in Adults

Common Orthodontic Problems in Adults In the past, many adults have mistakenly believed that orthodontic treatment is reserved for children, teens, and young adults alone. This is no longer the case. In 2016, nearly 1.7 million adults were receiving treatment for orthodontic issues. Today, with that number continuing to grow, it has become clear that this outdated belief has changed. Nowadays, no one is too old for braces. While adults can present with issues that may compromise the safety of teeth and the surrounding bone if not accurately diagnosed and addressed beforehand, orthodontic treatment is very safe when a patient…

Invisalign SmartForce® Attachments

How Invisalign SmartForce® Attachments Benefit Patients Within the span of just 20 years, Invisalign has become one of the top choices for those looking to straighten their teeth. Due to its minimalistic appearance and capability of being removed at a moment’s notice throughout treatment, this transparent appliance is used in more than 45 countries around the world. From a lifestyle perspective, it is often selected by older teens and adults who are seeking a versatile appliance. In terms of effectiveness, Invisalign can do many (but not all) things well. When used in the right situations and when a patient is cooperative…

Can Overbites be Corrected with Invisalign?

The Advantages and Limitations of Invisalign Overbites, along with many other orthodontic issues, may be corrected with Invisalign. As a relatively new system, Invisalign has taken the field of orthodontics by storm with its ingenuity and ease of use. The cutting-edge technology behind this virtually invisible appliance is attractive for many, especially older teens, and adults. These age groups often want the benefit of having a beautiful smile created without the appearance of traditional braces. However, it should be emphasized that good orthodontic treatment is not accomplished by the material used. Rather, quality treatment and excellent results are dependent on…

Lingual Braces Pros and Cons

Find the Best Braces for You Keeping Up Appearances in Orthodontics More people than ever before are seeking out orthodontic treatment to achieve a beautiful, straight smile. Given the large influx of new orthodontic patients in recent years, practices like Burke & Redford Orthodontists have had the goal of incorporating new, cutting-edge options that will work for every case that comes into their private practice. In today’s culture, appearance plays a significant role in the overall confidence of people, whether they are self-conscious teens or busy business professionals. Because of this, options that help to maintain an inconspicuous appearance are…

How to Tell if Your Child Needs Braces

Common Signs and Orthodontic Treatment Recommendations How Do I Know if My Child Needs Braces? It can sometimes be difficult for parents to determine whether their own child needs braces. While most parents think of the tween and teen years as the prime time for orthodontics, there are many good reasons children should be seen even sooner. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends kids be seen for an initial checkup with an orthodontic specialist at no later than age 7. Even if a young child’s teeth appear straight, there could be subtle problems with jaw growth or with the permanent…

In-Ovation System Braces

Self-Ligating Braces What is the In-Ovation System? The In-Ovation braces system is an established orthodontic technology that is constantly evolving and improving, and it is the perfect option for our on-the-go patients. This system helps our orthodontists achieve beautifully straight smiles and it allows patients to spend little time in the dental chair at each visit and have fewer overall orthodontic adjustment appointments. This braces system offers all these benefits and more. Utilizing state-of-the-art, self-ligating technology, the teeth are discreetly moved into their intended place with ease. Although the system functions similarly to traditional braces, the use of technologically advanced…

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