When it comes to pediatric orthodontists, these experts go through rigorous training in order to be able to work with their patients. Not only are they able to handle a range of orthodontic treatment, but they also work with pediatric patients. This allows them to correct misalignment and malocclusion issues that might have become a problem for those seeking their help. The great thing about choosing this type of professional is that they are fully trained and experienced when they are looking to work with their clients. In this post, we’re going to show you 5 things that make a pediatric orthodontist. Let’s get cracking.
Laser-assisted orthodontics. The first laser was used roughly fifty years ago. Currently, there numerous types of lasers available for the field of orthodontics. They are effective for hard and soft tissue applications. The specific use of the laser is determined by the wavelength and power of each laser. Orthodontists use lasers to avoid bleeding, for the non-invasive nature and to perform procedures faster. In many cases, lasers are pain-free. In this post, we’ll show you what lasers can do for your oral health. Let’s get cracking.
As our knowledge of orthodontics advances, more and more parents seek earlier intervention for their sons and daughters. The technology available today allows orthodontists to accurately project how a child’s mouth with grow and the appropriate steps necessary to correct issues. Treatment plans rapidly advance to meet the needs of people at all stages of life, including kids. Sometimes early intervention is the key to an easier, more effective solution. In this post, we’ll show you that Invisalign for children is now a ‘thing.’ So, let’s get cracking.
Improving sleep problems with orthodontics. It is not too unusual for people to have sleeping issues. For some, it seems that no matter how long they stay in bed that they are not refreshed when they wake. This seems to be an ongoing problem for which relief is needed, and braces may offer the perfect solution. In this post, we’re going to show you quick answers to questions on this subject. Let’s dive right in.
What are temporary anchorage devices? (TAD’s) How effective a patient’s orthodontic treatment turns out to be is largely dependent upon the anchorage method employed. Previously, orthodontists used intraoral auxiliary appliances like braces and extraoral auxiliary appliances like headgear with the teeth to control anchorage. These posed many problems that interfered with ideal results being achieved.
Smiles change as you age. Getting older means going through changes. No part of your body is safe from this process, including your mouth and teeth. As you grow older, you will find that different factors impact your teeth and may influence how you look. Below are some of the ways that aging impacts your mouth. In this post, we’re going to take you through the basics of why and what to do about it. Let’s get stuck in.
They help us bite, chew and talk. And they’re even responsible for our smile. Where would we be without our teeth? But for as important as they are, you probably don’t even notice them unless there’s a problem. Here are some not-so-well-known facts about your “pearly whites” that you most likely didn’t know. Let’s get cracking. Read more
How to alleviate discomfort. The pain from braces can sneak up on you. When you first get your wires tightened, your teeth just feel some intense pressure on them. It’s not too uncomfortable. But soon, very soon, a more intense pain starts to set in. And that’s just the pain from the tightening. That doesn’t even touch the bone pain you may feel in your chin bone or the rub of the brackets and wires against your inner mouth.
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Your child’s braces are an investment that is designed to give them the most beautiful smile possible to enjoy in their future. While your child should already be involved in the care of their braces by brushing their teeth and avoiding certain foods, you may need to help them take additional steps to protect their metal brackets and wires. In this post, we’re going to show you all you need to know about mouth gaurds. Let’s kick things off with #1