So your orthodontist said your child needs a palatal expander? Here is some helpful information to become familiar with what to expect moving forward.
The big day has finally arrived! After several months and sometimes a couple of years in orthodontic treatment, you are ready to get your braces off! Woohoo!! However, it is important to understand that your treatment is not yet finished. Taking your braces off and then just walking out the door would be like getting your car washed and waxed and then driving out into a rainstorm full of muddy puddles. Continue reading
As an orthodontist I am often asked questions from worried parents about teeth that haven’t grown in yet. As parents we have all been there in one way or another – our child’s friends may seem to walk, talk, throw a ball, or lose a tooth earlier than our child and we want to make sure there is no cause for concern. We want to be assured we are giving our children all the care they need to be successful in life. There is nothing wrong with this and it’s only natural to want to be certain that all is well.
Orthodontic health can be defined as a healthy, active smile that is esthetically pleasing, with teeth and jaws in good alignment. October is orthodontic health month and a chance to focus on why orthodontic treatment can be a life-enhancing – even life-changing experience. Have you ever known someone who covers their mouth when they start to laugh? Continue reading
We want your Halloween Candy! We will pay $1.00 per pound for any of your sweet treats. We will be accepting Halloween candy from our patients, friends and neighbors until November 13th at 3 PM. You can bring it to the North Phoenix/Scottsdale office (4045 East Bell Rd. Suite #109, Phoenix, AZ, 85032) on November 3rd, 5th, 10th, 11th, and 12th – or the Arcadia/Biltmore office (4444 North 32nd Street, Suite #210, Phoenix, AZ 85018) on November 2nd, 6th, and 13th during regular business hours.
Your candy will be donated to St. Vincent De Paul Food Bank to provide patrons with a little tasty treat during the holidays.