How To Manage Orthodontic Appointments And School

How To Manage Orthodontic Appointments And School

It’s hard enough juggling work, school, after school activities, and family time. The last thing you want to worry about is trying to manage orthodontic appointments and school. At E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, we understand how challenging it can be to do everything, but we can at least alleviate your fears about absences from …

The Importance Of Good Oral Hygiene

The purpose of orthodontic treatment is to straighten the teeth and correct the bite. When the overall health of the teeth is disregarded during treatment, and afterward for that matter, the results of treatment can end up being substantially compromised. The results of substandard oral hygiene include gingivitis (gum inflammation), periodontal disease (inflammation that leads …

How Long Does Orthodontic Treatment Take?

Even before the initial consultation, anyone considering braces wonders how long they’ll need to wear them. Even though you’re excited about having a beautiful new smile, like most patients, you’re hoping that day arrives as fast as possible. The fact is that orthodontic treatment times vary from person to person based on their own unique …

What To Do If A Bracket Falls Off

Welcome to the Friday Focus! My name is Dr. O from E&S Orthodontics. And I am going to be answering a question of what you should do when your bracket falls off during orthodontic treatment. Obviously, we don’t want your bracket to fall off during treatment because it actually slows down treatment. But we want …

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 …

Introducing Ortho Sesame

We are pleased to announce that we are introducing a brand new, easy to use technology system into our office called Ortho Sesame. The introduction of Ortho Sesame makes it easier for you to access your accounts, confirm appointments and receive reminders so you’ll never be left wondering when we are expecting to see you …

How Does Insignia Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment?

Technological advancements have continued to change orthodontics, making it possible for us to provide our patients with the latest innovative treatment options like the Insignia System which allows us to customize Damon Braces by using 3D technology. Here’s How It Works With Insignia, we can customize Damon braces using state of the art 3D technology, …

What’s The Cost Of Damon Braces?

While not all braces are created equal, self-ligating systems like Damon Braces are at the top of our list. Why? For several reasons, including convenience, comfort and the fact that they help avoid extraction. One of the questions we get asked quite often during our orthodontic consultations is “What’s the cost of Damon braces?” The …

How Much Does Invisalign Cost?

If you are considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth, or your child’s, you probably have a lot of questions, with the number one being “How much does Invisalign cost? That’s what this week’s Friday Focus is going to cover. The costs for Invisalign is basically determined by the complexity of the tooth movement that is …

Cosmetic Dentistry VS Orthodontics – Which Should I Choose?

If you’re looking for that perfect smile, complete with healthy, aligned teeth, you’ll find that cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics have similar, yet different objectives. Both can help correct imperfections, transforming their patients’ smiles. Following are a few of the differences that will help you choose between cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. Veneers vs. Orthodontics If you …