Treating the Underlying Causes of an Orthodontic Problem

Do you have questions about how we treat the underlying causes of an orthodontic problem to ensure a permanent solution? In this educational video, experienced Buffalo orthodontist Dr. Steven J. Hietanen explains how our orthodontists analyze a patient to help us treat the underlying causes of their problem. If you are considering orthodontic care for yourself or a loved one, please contact our office today to arrange a free Orthodontists Associates of WNY consultation.

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  • When we analyze a patient and identify their orthodontic problems, we look for potential underlying causes of their malocclusion.
  • Other treatment may be necessary as an accompaniment to the orthodontic treatment we prescribe. Therefore, our treatment may include referring that patient to their physician or other specialists.
  • We may also do certain things in the office to try to retrain the patient’s musculature to function properly.
  • Measures that correct the contributing factors are just as important as those taken to align the teeth. If left unchecked, they will contribute to relapse after treatment.

Orthodontists Associates of Western New York is proud to offer braces for all ages throughout Buffalo, LancasterOleanHamburgOrchard Park, and DunkirkEast Aurora, and Niagara Falls New York. If you are considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or a loved one, please contact one of our 7 convenient orthodontic offices to arrange a free consultation.

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