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 […]

Top Questions About Braces

Top Questions About Braces | Orthodontists in Buffalo, NY | Orthodontist

Getting braces may be a daunting time for your child. They may be scared about how much it will hurt or worried that they’ll have to give up activities. It may be relieving to know that any activity can be continued once your child gets braces. Here are answers for top questions about braces.  What […]

Is Invisalign Right for My Child?

Is Invisalign Right for My Child Orthodontists WNY

Question: Is Invisalign Right for My Child? If you think your child needs braces, you may feel concerned that they are going to be self-conscious. You might want to find an option for them that does not impede on their self-esteem while still providing excellent and lasting results. You may be asking yourself, is Invisalign […]

6 Common Orthodontic Conditions

6 Common Orthodontic Conditions WNY Orthodontists

You may have an idea that your child needs an orthodontist, but you might not know what exactly their condition is called. Here are the 6 most common orthodontic conditions. Common Orthodontic Conditions #1: Crowding Children usually lose their baby teeth in the same order the teeth came in. If a patient does not lose […]

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 […]