How To Tell If Your Child Has A Bite Problem

How To Tell If Your Child Has A Bite Problem

In this edition of Friday Focus, Dr. O El-Hillal from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, discusses how to tell if your child has a bite problem and whether they should see an orthodontist. Hi. My name is Dr. O and today we’re going to talk about how you can recognize whether your child has a …

What Happens When Your Braces Are Removed?

In this edition of Friday Focus, Dr. O El-Hillal from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, discusses what happens at a debond appointment (the appointment during which your braces are removed). Welcome back to Friday Focus. My name is Dr. O and today we will talk about what happens when your braces are removed. In our …

How often should you see your orthodontist once treatment has started?

In this edition of Friday Focus, Dr. O El-Hillal from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, discusses the differences in follow-up appointment schedules. Hello. My name is Dr. O and today we’re going to talk about the timing for follow-up visits to your orthodontist. The question is: “Why does one orthodontist prefer seeing patients in 4-week …

Damon Braces vs Traditional Braces

In this edition of Friday Focus, Dr. O El-Hillal from E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, discusses the differences between Damon passive, self-ligating braces and traditional metal braces. Hello everyone. My name is Dr. O and today I’m going to be answering the question: What is the difference between Damon braces and traditional braces? If this …

Orthodontic Treatment Contracts Explained Part 1

Orthodontic Treatment Contracts Explained – Lump Sum Contracts In this edition of the Friday Focus, Dr. O El-Hillal of E&S Orthodontics, your Phoenix Orthodontist, discusses the importance of Orthodontic Treatment Contracts. He explains the different aspects of a contract for treatment and how lump sum contracts work. One of the main reasons I felt compelled …

Qué hacer si tiene un dolor de muelas mientras está apoyado

A certain amount of pain can be expected with braces as the teeth shift into place and initially a minor amount of tooth sensitivity, gum and jaw pain in some cases. Some toothaches however aren’t the result of orthodontic treatment and it’s important that they’re addressed. Are the Braces Causing the Toothache? Usually, the main …

What to Do If You Have a Toothache While in Braces

A certain amount of pain can be expected with braces as the teeth shift into place and initially a minor amount of tooth sensitivity, gum and jaw pain in some cases. Some toothaches however aren’t the result of orthodontic treatment and it’s important that they’re addressed. Are the Braces Causing the Toothache? Usually, the main …

Can You Eat Pretzels While Wearing Braces?

If you look at the food list that most orthodontists provide patients with, you probably won’t find pretzels as a choice. We’re here to tell you that you actually can still have them if they’re the right type of pretzel. For example, eating a soft pretzel shouldn’t be a problem with braces. What this means …

¿Cómo cepillar sus dientes mientras usa frenos

If you or someone else is your family has braces, you’re looking forward to see that new, beautiful smile. The thing is, if you want impressive results, you need to take care of your teeth and braces. This means brushing appropriately and following the advice of your Phoenix Orthodontist who knows how to help you …

How to Brush Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

If you or someone else is your family has braces, you’re looking forward to see that new, beautiful smile. The thing is, if you want impressive results, you need to take care of your teeth and braces. This means brushing appropriately and following the advice of your Phoenix Orthodontist who knows how to help you …

How Much Do Braces and Orthodontic Treatment Cost?

If you’ve been told or believe that you or your child could benefit from braces, you probably have several unanswered questions and concerns. One of the most commons questions we’ve been asked is “How much do braces and orthodontic treatment cost?” There’s no set answer to this question however, the following information will give you …

5 Tips for Looking After Your Braces

Congratulations on deciding to have orthodontic treatment – the first step toward achieving a healthy, beautiful smile. One of the most important things you need to remember is that taking care of your teeth and gums becomes even more important while wearing braces. Following are 5 tips for looking after your braces. 1.  Brush Your …

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 …