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5 Signs Your Child May Be Developing a Poor Bite

A Malocclusion—better known as a poor bite—can have far-ranging consequences that could follow a child into adulthood. Bite abnormalities make it more difficult to chew and digest food. And, Read More

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate

Celebrities’ controversial actions and opinions frequently spark fiery debates on social media. But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics. This summer Read More

Age Doesn't Have to Stop You From Straightening Your Smile

Cowboys wear Stetsons; ballerinas wear tutus; and teenagers wear…braces. At least that's the popular conception. In actuality, one in five orthodontic patients is an adult, a number that continues to Read More

Interceptive Orthodontics: Stopping Poor Bites Before They Develop

Approximately 4 million tweens and teens are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment for a poor bite (malocclusion) that can cost their families thousands of dollars in braces or clear aligners. Read More

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England

The monarchs of the world experience the same health issues as their subjects—but they often tend to be hush-hush about it. Recently, though, the normally reticent Queen Elizabeth II Read More

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"

Sometimes, looking at old pictures can really bring memories back to life. Just ask Stefani Germanotta—the pop diva better known as Lady Gaga. In one scene from the recent Read More

Removing One or More Teeth Could Improve Orthodontic Outcomes

Moving teeth through orthodontics may involve more than simply wearing braces. There are many bite conditions that require extra measures before, during or after traditional orthodontic treatment to improve Read More

New "Behind the Teeth" Braces Could Give You the Advantage of "Invisibility"

Orthodontic braces are a familiar sight, especially among tweens and teens: metal brackets and wires attached to the front of the teeth for all to see. Now imagine the Read More

Wearing a Retainer Will Protect Your New Smile After Braces

After living with braces for a couple of years, the “big reveal” finally happens and you see your new smile for the first time. But then you’re told you Read More

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt

Bite problems aren't limited to teeth simply out of position. The problem could be some teeth aren't there—visibly, that is. They still exist below the gums and bone, but Read More

Your Age Doesn't Have to Keep You from a Straighter Smile

Bite problems are quite common—as many as 75% of adults may have some form of orthodontic issue. Unfortunately, there's also something else just as common: that many people believe Read More

Lingual Braces Offer a Less Visible Alternative to Traditional Braces

We’re all familiar with tried and true traditional braces and perhaps with newer clear aligners for realigning teeth. But there’s an even more novel way that’s quickly becoming popular: Read More

Good Reasons for Choosing Clear Aligners for Orthodontic Treatment

If your teenager is in need of orthodontic treatment, you might automatically think braces. But while this decades-old appliance is quite effective, it isn’t the only “tooth movement” game Read More

3 Things You May Not Know About Orthodontics

It’s a common sight to see someone wearing braces—and not just teens or pre-teens. In the last few decades, people in their adult years (even late in life) are Read More

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Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

How Kathy Bates Retains Her Movie-Star Smile

In her decades-long career, renowned actress Kathy Bates has won Golden Globes, Emmys, and many other honors. Bates began acting in her twenties, but didn't achieve national recognition until Read More

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