Orthodontic Emergencies

If you've just started wearing orthodontics, you probably know that it's taking a while to get used to them. That is normal, but it can sometimes seem like every bit of pain and discomfort seems like an emergency. You might be tempted to just "tough it out" while experiencing some discomfort, but there may come [...]

Do All Wisdom Teeth Have to Be Removed?

Getting your wisdom teeth in is often viewed as a rite of passage. For most people, wisdom teeth come in between the ages of 17 and 25. However, this process is often not without problems, and many orthodontists today will recommend having your wisdom teeth removed -- even if they are not yet causing issues. [...]

How To Fix A Gap Between Your Front Teeth

The problem of diastema, or a gap between your teeth, can seem like a purely cosmetic issue. It is true that a gap between your teeth can affect your appearance, and this can play a role in your self-confidence as well as in how others view you. More than that, this orthodontics issue can also [...]