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Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment

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 orthodontic treatment to ensure that […]

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. […]

How Braces Work

How Braces Actually Work

How Braces Work Are you interested in improving your smile, or the smile of someone you love? If so, you may be wondering how braces work to straighten your teeth and improve your smile. In the following post, you’ll learn how braces work from the perspective of our dedicated Buffalo orthodontists who have a combined […]

Bad Habits to Avoid with Braces

Bad Habits to Avoid with Braces WNY Orthodontists Free Consultation

Bad Habits to Avoid with Braces While braces are designed to help fix your crooked or misaligned teeth, it only works when used properly. If you have braces, you should be aware of the several bad habits to avoid with braces to ensure they last long and provide the optimal results you are seeking. Your […]

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, […]

Surgical Orthodontic Care

What To Know About Surgical Orthodontics

Our dental health is important, but all the brushing and flossing in the world cannot correct problems with the shape, spacing, and alignment of the teeth and jaws. Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that seeks to develop and administer effective treatments for chronic dental and maxillofacial (concerning the upper jaw and face) issues, and […]

Orthodontic Consultations Explained

Orthodontic Consultations | Orthodontist in Buffalo, NY

Time, patience, and consistent maintenance are essential to ensuring that your teeth and gums remain in perfect health. However, due to a combination of genetics, environmental factors, and mere misfortune, everyone has the potential to develop chronic issues that affect the health of the mouth. The alignment of the teeth and the jaws, often a […]

i-CAT Digital Imaging

i-CAT Digital Imaging Dental X-Ray Cone Beam CT Free Consultation

i-CAT Digital Imaging Dental and orthodontic treatment has come a long way during the last few decades, and not just in treatment options. Here is some information that will give you a better understanding of dental technology used at our practice, including things to know about i-CAT Digital Imaging. What Is i-CAT Digital Imaging? i-CAT […]

Invisalign Treatment Plan

Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign Treatment Plan If you are looking to treat your crooked teeth, you may be wondering if an Invisalign treatment plan can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. How Does An Invisalign Treatment Plan Work? Many patients who come into the office for a consultation ask me if their bad bite can be […]