When Should Your Child See an Orthodontist?

Orthodontic problems rarely fix themselves. That’s why the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children be screened by an AAO orthodontist at age 7 By age 7, your child has enough permanent teeth that an orthodontist can spot a problem...

Preventing Stains During Orthodontic Treatment

Top image by Flickr user Gordon used under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. UNLESS YOU’RE CHANGING the color of your wooden furniture, stains typically aren’t good news, and they’re especially...

How Do Braces Actually Straighten Teeth?

Top image by Flickr user Hana Yamada used under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. BRACES ARE SO common for teenagers (even though they aren’t the only ones who can have them) that a lot of people might...