Archive for the ‘pediatric orthodontic concerns’ Category


Types of Malocclusion

September 11th, 2019

Very few people have naturally straight teeth. Most of us have teeth that are at least somewhat crooked. Many people choose braces as a cosmetic choice or a medical necessity depending on the severity of their malocclusion, or poor bite. When recommending braces, there are a few problems we look for. We recommend treatment plans that will vary from person to person. But what do we look for? Crooked Teeth […]

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Prevent the Need for Braces with Myobrace®

July 10th, 2019

For many teens, braces may seem like a rite of passage. Unfortunately, braces can be expensive as well as uncomfortable, or even painful. Wouldn’t it be better to treat the causes of crooked teeth before they develop? The Myobrace system can do just that. What Is Myobrace? Myobrace is a preventative treatment that combines exercises, habit training, and oral appliances to naturally guide proper tooth and jaw development. The exercises […]

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What is an open bite?

May 23rd, 2018

What is an open bite? An open bite is an orthodontic concern where the top and bottom teeth do not properly make contact. In most cases, the back molars will touch but the front teeth will not close. An open bite is best treated during early development in children. Open bites may make speaking and chew difficult for your child. What causes an open bite? Open bites may be the […]

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