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 […]

What To Know About Surgical Orthodontics

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign®

Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign®

Invisalign® is a system of clear aligners that helps teenagers and adults achieve straight, even smiles without the use of traditional or clear braces. Since Invisalign® aligners are made specifically to treat each patient’s orthodontic needs, they are often more comfortable to wear. Invisalign® is slightly more expensive than traditional braces. However, for a lot […]

Two-Phase Orthodontics

Two-Phase Orthodontics

How Two-Phase Orthodontics Can Help Your Child Achieve a Perfect Smile Perhaps the most significant physical change that a child undergoes on the way to adulthood is based in oral health. Between the ages of six and twelve, every last tooth in a child’s mouth will fall out and be replaced, and eight new teeth […]

Understanding Jaw Pain

Understanding Jaw Pain

Six Top Reasons Behind Your Jaw Pain Our experienced orthodontist in Buffalo NY knows that pain in the mouth is more than enamel-deep. When a client presents with pain in a tooth, the jaw, or the throat, orthodontists think of the bigger picture; they consider and examine the entire head and neck to find the […]

Understanding Orthodontic Braces

All You Need to Know About Orthodontic Braces

A lot of people often do not realize this, but technology is central to successful orthodontic treatments. From diagnostic tools and technologies, to the specialized and customized appliances we use on our patients, the field of orthodontics relies heavily on the correct and relevant implementation of the many tools we now find at our disposal. […]

Childhood Orthodontic Problems

Orthodontic Problems Your Child Could Suffer From

There was a time when most parents didn’t begin to think about the need for orthodontic treatment for their children until the teenage years. In the past, the trend for orthodontic treatment was to wait until most or all of a child’s permanent teeth had come in. However, most orthodontic problems are much easier to […]

Understanding Cleft Lips and Palates

Understanding Cleft Lips and Palates

If you have ever watched Gladiator or M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs, you will most certainly have been captivated by Joaquin Phoenix’s acting. You also probably noticed the scar above his lip which, while it seemed a device of characterization in Gladiator, stood out a little in his other movies. Contrary to what some may think […]

4 Childhood Dental Problems You Should Look For

4 Childhood Dental Problems You Should Look For

In the past, most parents waited till their children’s adult teeth came in before seeking orthodontic treatment. However, early intervention is the key to most orthodontic problems, including the possible complications that may arise later in life. Early intervention is preventive care. You need no explanation why preventive care is a better approach. We most […]

Save Your Winning Smile: Wear a Mouth Guard During Sports

Save Your Winning Smile Wear a Mouth Guard During Spring Sports

Courts, fields, and diamonds are thawing out across the region, and soon they’ll be filled with young athletes gathered for team practices and pickup games. All sports involve some risk of injury, and those risks are heightened when young athletes, eager to play outdoors again after a long Western New York winter, neglect to wear […]