Are Clear Aligners Right For Me?

Are Clear Aligners Right For Me?

There is no doubt that the advent of Clear Aligner Therapy (e.g. Invisalign, 3M Clarity, ClearCorrect, etc.)  has changed the way that orthodontics is done.  It is so appealing; patients love that we can now move teeth without the need for braces and wires!  People...
Phase 1 of Orthodontic Treatment

Phase 1 of Orthodontic Treatment

I often hear people make comments such as “I had to have braces twice,” or “I’ve noticed that they are doing braces twice these days.”  This begs the obvious question, why would you intentionally have to do braces twice? As a parent, it can be confusing if they hear...
What Is Phase 2 Orthodontic Treatment?

What Is Phase 2 Orthodontic Treatment?

Properly timing your child’s phase 2 of orthodontic treatment is an important responsibility of both the orthodontist and the parent.  But, there are very few (reliable) resources on the topic available to most parents.  Nonetheless, an improperly timed case versus a...