What Doctor Treats TMJ Disorder?

What Doctor Treats TMJ Disorder?

The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. It’s a long word with an equally important function. When you open and close your mouth to talk, chew, or yawn, the TMJ is hard at work as the hinge that connects your jawbone to your skull. When your TMJ is healthy, you don’t even...
Are Clear Aligners Right For Me?

Are Clear Aligners Right For Me?

There is no doubt that the advent of Clear Aligners 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...