Treating Malocclusion

What Is Malocclusion?  When your dentist talks about your bite, they refer to how the upper and lower teeth come together. This is known as occlusion. A normal, healthy bite has the upper teeth naturally meeting slightly in front of the lower teeth when the mouth is closed. Any variation from this position is a

The Quad Helix Expander in Orthodontics

How A Quad Helix Expander Works Has your child’s orthodontist recommended a quad helix expander? This may have left you wondering what they were talking about! Simply put, this device is an orthodontic appliance placed in the mouth to reduce the overcrowding of your child’s teeth. Your orthodontist will review everything you need to know

National Children’s Dental Health Month is Here!

February brings National Children’s Dental Health Month! This is brought to you by the American Dental Association to create child awareness of the benefits of good oral health. This year’s month-long campaign is, “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.” First Dental Visit Around their first birthday, or within six months after