How is hyperdontia (extra teeth growing in the gums) treated?

2022-11-21T13:57:10+00:00November 17th, 2022|

If you have extra teeth growing in your gums, or you notice your child has extra teeth growing behind their baby teeth, you probably have a few questions! “Hyperdontia” (excessive teeth) can be alarming and concerning if you aren’t familiar with this condition. Here’s everything you need to know about this unique condition, including causes, [...]

Top 3 Vitamins for Orthodontic Treatment in 2022

2022-10-20T19:44:38+00:00October 20th, 2022|

Taking daily vitamins and minerals is one of the easiest ways to improve your health, strengthen your immune system and shine bright like a diamond!  You can take certain vitamins to grow your hair, help clear your skin complexion, and improve your brain function, so are there vitamins that can help support your teeth throughout [...]

Can you get braces if you have missing teeth?

2022-10-03T12:09:08+00:00September 30th, 2022|

Spoiler Alert: Yes, you can still get braces with a missing tooth! There aren’t many factors that can disqualify you from orthodontic treatment with our experienced orthodontists, Dr. Dunn and Dr. Wiewiora. Braces may be recommended for a patient with missing teeth for any number of reasons. At your free orthodontic exam, your orthodontist will [...]

Helping Your Child Cope with Bullies: 5 Tips

2022-09-28T14:53:31+00:00September 20th, 2022|

Braces are becoming more popular over recent years with an estimated four million people wearing braces at any given time! With new technological advancements that make braces more customizable and less noticeable than ever before (like clear ceramic braces), braces don’t hold the stigma they once did. However, children in school can still be critical [...]

How are your braces tightened? And why?

2022-08-26T12:23:01+00:00August 26th, 2022|

So your orthodontist just finished placing your braces and you’re super excited to start seeing your dream smile come to life before your eyes! Next thing you know the orthodontic assistant is saying something about scheduling your “braces tightening appointment”?  If that gives you images of a metal crank against your braces wire, with a [...]

What age do kids get braces?

2022-06-14T19:06:54+00:00June 14th, 2022|

How old do you have to be to get braces? Is there an age minimum? It’s a valid question! If your child hasn’t received his or her first orthodontic exam yet, how do you know when to start orthodontic treatment or schedule your child’s first exam?  Contrary to popular belief, children should receive their first [...]

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