Month: February 2018

Responding To Questions About Cosmetic Dentistry!

There might be some questions you have about cosmetic dentistry that you haven’t asked us yet, that you think you should probably not search on the internet for fear of finding misinformation, but that you’d really like answered. To this, we say: Please feel free to ask us! We would much rather you felt confident… Read more »

How Do I Know if My Child Needs Orthotropics?

Properly proportioned facial structures are vital to a child’s wellbeing for numerous reasons, one of which being their risks of developing sleep breathing disorders. A common side effect of narrow or improperly formed arches can affect the development of your child’s airway, which can make it difficult for them to breathe easily while they sleep…. Read more »

Dental Hygiene: The Little Details Make A Difference

Rather than allowing your dental hygiene to seem difficult, remember that it’s actually very simple. When you focus on the essentials and associated particulars, which include brushing and flossing, and ensure you’re doing things correctly, you know you’re putting forth your best effort. Add in your preventive visits with us and you’ll be doing a… Read more »

What Does Orthotropics Have to Do with Sleep Apnea?

Orthotropics is the treatment of issues such as asymmetrical jawbone structure, oral tissues, and/or facial structures, particularly in children. As a more comprehensive solution than orthodontic treatment, orthotropics involves all of the facial and oral structures, and how their alignment and positions affect each other. Among the many other benefits of focused orthotropic care, one… Read more »

Gagging: What To Do About It?

What can you do about gagging during dental hygiene, you wonder? You know that your daily brushing and flossing is extremely important, which is why you don’t simply stop doing it. Without it, you will typically end up with a host of problems like cavities, gum disease, and the list keeps going. Here’s the good… Read more »

Should I Consider Orthotropics for My Child?

Many parents wonder if they’re children will need orthodontic treatment at some point, and whether or not that treatment will prove successful in the long run. However, sometimes, the development of a child’s oral and facial structures requires more comprehensive correction than orthodontic braces can provide. In such cases, your child’s dentist may suggest orthotropics,… Read more »

Your Child’s Smile: Answering Important Questions!

Your smile is already fully developed, so you don’t need to worry about treating it as it grows. It’s all done and you have gained a fairly thorough understanding of what it needs. When you’re figuring out how to best rely on dental care for your child, however, things are different. Your child or teen’s… Read more »

What Is Orthotropics?

Children’s oral health and development are intricately connected to the development of their facial and airway structures. The point of myofunctional orthodontics, also known as orthotropics, is to help ensure that all of these interconnected structures develop and grow properly. Compared to conventional orthodontic treatment, which focuses mainly on tooth alignment and jawbone positions, orthotropics… Read more »