Category Archives: Orthodontics

Best Age for Orthodontics

Best Age for Orthodontics

Best Age for Orthodontics If you have a child that might need work done on their teeth, you may be wondering what the best age for orthodontics is. Our experienced staff can answer any of your questions relating to this topic. Best Age for Orthodontics | First Initial Consultation One of the most popular questions […]

Conditions That Feel Like TMJ

Conditions That Feel Like TMJ

Conditions That Feel Like TMJ If you have one of these conditions that feel like TMJ, you may be wondering if you should head to the orthodontist. It is always better to be safe. Not all jaw pain is associated with TMD. While TMD occurs in around 10-15% of the population, other conditions have similar symptoms. […]

How Bites Should Fit Together

How Bites Should Fit Together | WNY Orthodontists | Free Screening

How Bites Should Fit Together When you are checking your child’s teeth for any issues, something you should tell an orthodontist about is how their bite lays. Here is what you should know about how bites should fit together. One of the first things I do with new patients is describe exactly how a bite […]

Functional Orthodontic Philosophy

Functional Orthodontic Philosophy

Functional Orthodontic Philosophy If you are looking for an orthodontist for your children, you may be wondering what makes OrthoWNY different from any other orthodontist office. This blog will teach you about the functional orthodontic philosophy that we use in our practice. Functional Orthodontic Philosophy | OrthoWNY Many times, an orthodontist may choose to use […]

Crooked Teeth Orthodontic Treatment

Crooked Teeth Orthodontic Treatment Buffalo Orthodontists

Crooked Teeth Orthodontic Treatment If your children’s teeth are crooked, you may be worried that nothing will fix them. When treating crowded or crooked teeth, often the treatment involves creating space for teeth to reposition them. Here is some information about how that is done. How Does Orthodontic Treatment Work? When I meet with patients […]

Upper Jaw Expansion for Orthodontic Correction

Upper Jaw Expansion for Orthodontic Correction

Ideally, our upper and lower jaws would be both even in width and just wide enough to accommodate all 32 of our teeth. For most of us, though, either or both of our jawbones happen to be too narrow, and this can pose a problem during childhood and adolescence as our adult teeth grow in. […]

What Is Interceptive Orthodontics?

What Is Interceptive Orthodontics Orthodontist in Buffalo, NY

Orthodontic work is necessary to provide patients of all ages a functional and aesthetically pleasing smile, and it is a universal rule that the earlier an individual receives orthodontic treatment, the more effective the treatment will be. We recommend that all of our patients allow their children to benefit from interceptive orthodontics to ensure that […]

Orthodontic Treatments for Sinus Problems

Orthodontic Treatments for Sinus Problems Orthodontist in Buffalo, NY

Though orthodontic devices are thought of most often as tools to align teeth, they can also play a role in relieving issues in the throat. Common issues that prevent individuals from breathing normally through their noses can be reduced and even eliminated through direct and meticulous orthodontic care. In the video below, orthodontist Steven J. […]

The Importance of Retainers After Braces

The Importance of Retainers After Braces Orthodontist in Buffalo, NY

Braces are an effective pathway to achieving a perfect smile, but having them removed does not mean that there is no more work to be done. Just as braces shift teeth out of their original positions, the teeth will be inclined to continue shifting once the braces come off. To keep the teeth in place, […]

Preparing For Braces

Preparing For Braces Orthodontists in Buffalo, NY

Unless we win the genetic lottery, many of us will have to receive orthodontic treatment at least once. Those of us who face issues such as misaligned teeth, jawbones widened with palette expanders, or dental trauma can benefit from wearing braces, which slowly guide teeth into the ideal positions. Receiving braces is not as simple […]