Does Your Child Need Braces?

Does Your Child Need Braces?

Welcome to Friday Focus with Dr. “O”. This week’s topic answers the question, “Does Your Child Need Braces?” There are several signs that a child may need braces and they include mouth breathing, irregular loss of baby teeth, problems biting or chewing, thumb sucking, crowded or misplaced teeth, cheek biting, jaws that are recessed, make …

What Happens at Your First Orthodontic Consultation?

At E&S Orthodontics we know that everybody deserves a healthy, wide beautiful smile! There’s no one better to help you achieve that smile than our orthodontic specialist and his team of professionals that can make it happen. We understand that each patient’s smile is different, and we want to give you the best smile for …

Why Should You Select the Damon System?

Your orthodontist can recommend braces for various reasons. Straighter teeth aren’t always for cosmetic purposes. The crevices created from crooked or crowded teeth can accumulate bacteria and food particles, which increase your risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Today, there are many options for braces, including Damon braces. These are an alternative to traditional …

What’s The Difference Between Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is ideally started during different developmental stages. Two phase orthodontic treatment include addressing the alignment of the jaw and teeth. Some dentists and orthodontists say that phase 1 treatment isn’t necessary. The fact is that the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children have an orthodontic exam by the age of 7. An …

Should You Extract Teeth For Orthodontic Treatment?

Anytime someone is considering orthodontic treatment, wondering if teeth will need to be removed to deal with misalignment or crowding is usually at the top of the list of concerns. The answer is that in some cases it may be necessary, however, even though some dental professionals are quick to extract, at E&S Orthodontics, your …