Orthodontics as a Way to Treat TMD

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Did you know that orthodontics might be the best way to prevent or even cure your TMD? How? Here’s how: One major reason why TMD (short for temporomandibular joint disorder) develops is because of the afflicted has what is called a malocclusion, or an abnormal bite. This can be a strain on both your teeth… Read more »

There are Several Options to Help Adults Improve Their Smile

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In the past, braces were viewed as a means for teenagers struggling with misaligned teeth or an otherwise imperfect smile. In recent years, more and more adults are embracing the idea of having braces installed on their teeth to improve the alignment of their teeth and the appearance of their smile. As the years go… Read more »

How Braces Align Your Smile

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Have you wondered how braces align your smile? While there are a few different types, all braces work on the same principle: to minutely stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor the teeth in the sockets. Over time, this will eventually reorient and realign your teeth to achieve your ideal smile. Braces are generally used to… Read more »