Dental X-rays

Dental X-Rays Cone Beam CT Orthodontists Associates of WNY

Dental X-Rays for Orthodontic Treatment If you are planning to go to the orthodontist, you may have questions about what occurs during your initial consultation. During an initial consultation, it is important to identify any potential underlying issues with your bone structure and development. Dental x-rays are extremely helpful in allowing our orthodontists to provide […]

Preparing For Braces

Preparing For Braces Orthodontists in Buffalo, NY

Are you or a loved one considering braces to help you achieve the healthy and beautiful smile you deserve? 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]