Category Archives: Early Orthodontics

Invisible Braces

Invisible Braces | Orthodontists Associates | Invisalign | Buffalo, NY

Invisible braces, more commonly known as Invisalign, is an alternative to metal braces. While metal braces use metal brackets on every tooth connected by thick, tight wires to align or straighten your teeth, invisible braces are made of a thick plastic. Orthodontists may also commonly recommend invisible braces, otherwise called aligners, to patients after having […]

Fixing a Crossbite With Orthodontics

Fixing a Crossbite With Orthodontics | Buffalo Orthodontists | Fix Crossbite

All people have a different type of bite. There are bites that are better than others, though, and are all determined by the way your teeth initially grow in and how they’re set in your jawbone. One of the most common kinds of bites is called a crossbite. These are considered malalignments of the teeth, […]

How to Fix a Gummy Smile

How To Fix A Gummy Smile | Orthodontist in Buffalo | Free Consultation

When you smile, do a large portion of your gums show? Are your gums getting in the way of showing off your beautiful smile? If so, you could benefit from fixing your gummy smile. There are many people in the world who suffer from having large gums and apparent small teeth. This limits them in […]

Temporary Anchorage Device

Temporary Anchorage Device - Orthodontist in Buffalo NY

What to Know about Temporary Anchorage Devices If you have visited an orthodontist and received braces, you likely had crooked or misplaced teeth. Sometimes, because of how severely misplaced teeth are, orthodontists may need to take advanced measures to produce the perfect smile. One way to do this is through the use of a Temporary […]

Children’s Orthodontics – What You Need to Know

Children’s Orthodontics – What You Need to Know | Orthodontist in Buffalo

Children’s Orthodontics – What You Need to Know When you have a child, it is important to keep track of their oral health over time. Starting out young is key for early prevention of potential harm they can experience in the future. One significant example of this is seen in children’s orthodontics. At a young […]

Getting Your Child to the Orthodontist

Getting Your Child to the Orthodontist

Getting Your Child to the Orthodontist Are you worried about getting your child to the orthodontist. As a parent, you are responsible for the health and well-being of your child. That is no easy task! Ensuring your children have sound oral health can be a challenge if your kids, like so many others, are afraid […]

Jaw Expansion

Expanding the Jaw

Jaw Expansion If you have noticed something the matter with your child’s teeth, you may be worried that nothing can fix it. Jaw expansion, also known as palatal expansion can be the solution to your child’s issues. At our office, we can discuss with you and your child about how we can correct the alignment […]

Checking for Early Orthodontic Issues

Checking for Early Orthodontic Issues

Checking for Early Orthodontic Issues Are you concerned that you should be checking for early orthodontic issues with your child? You’re not alone. Here are some of the issues that should be checked on by parents early on. Checking for Early Orthodontic Issues | Jaw Issues Certain problems can benefit from an earlier approach to […]

Alternative Types of Braces

Alternative Types of Braces

Alternative Types of Braces If your smile is not what you want it to be, you may be searching for alternative types of braces. Our experienced orthodontists explain your options. If you need help deciding what is right for your smile, don’t hesitate to give us a call and get a free screening. Alternative Types […]

Caring for Braces

Caring for Braces

Caring for Braces Braces can be a great thing. You know that in due time, you’ll have a beautiful smile and the confidence you have been looking for. Whether they are traditional metal braces or invisible ones, caring for braces is extremely important to keep things healthy as well as let them do their job. […]