Category Archives: Treatments

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 […]

Treating Sleep Apnea with Orthodontics

Treating Sleep Apnea with Orthodontics

Treating Sleep Apnea with Orthodontics If you suffer from sleep apnea, you and anyone that sleeps in the same room as you may be feeling desperate for a treatment. Here at Orthodontists Associates of WNY, we are experienced in treating sleep apnea with orthodontics. Treating Sleep Apnea with Orthodontics | Signs of Sleep Apnea There […]

Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays Experienced Buffalo Orthodontists Dental Technology

Dental X-rays If you are planning to go to the orthodontist soon, you may be wondering what is going to happen when you get there. Getting dental x-rays done is quite common and the Orthodontists of WNY have two types of dental x-rays that they use for treatment. Dental X-rays: CBCT X-ray One major change […]

Helping Sleep Apnea

Helping Sleep Apnea Experienced Buffalo Orthodontists

Helping Sleep Apnea If you have sleep apnea, you may or may not know why you have it. This can be particularly frustrating considering the expenses of machines for sleep apnea and the severity of the toll it takes on your body. At OrthoWNY, helping sleep apnea is something that we look to do in […]

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 […]