Signs That Your Child May Need Braces

Predicting whether your child will need braces can be difficult. All children progress at varying rates and the position of the primary teeth do not necessarily indicate the position of the adult teeth. Still, it is recommended that children be evaluated by an orthodontist by the age of seven. Though it...

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Orthodontic Treatment for Your Overall Health

Orthodontic treatment is usually thought of as cosmetic—a way to turn crooked or incorrectly spaced teeth into a perfect, straight smile. However, orthodontic treatment affects more than just the appearance of the teeth. As our orthodontist can explain in an initial consultation, orthodontic treatment can help reduce wear and tear on...

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Will Orthodontics Change my Lifestyle?

If your teeth are crooked, or if your bite is not properly aligned, you could experience long term problems with your teeth and jaw. Orthodontics can correct these problems, preventing abnormal wear and tear and other side effects of misalignment. In addition, if you are self conscious about your smile...

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Orthodontics for Treating TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joint, also referred to as the TMJ, is the joint where the lower jaw or mandible joins the upper jaw near the temporal bone. This joint can become misaligned, leading to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms that can be difficult to diagnose. In some cases, orthodontic treatment is...

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Will I need to have teeth extracted for braces?

There are many conditions that wearing braces will rectify from overcrowding to gaps between teeth. Orthodontics in Norwalk resolve your dental problems, and a consultation can provide answers to all your questions.Overcrowding can create an overbite, under bite, or cross bite. What does overcrowding mean? Our jaw space must accommodate 32...

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Orthodontic Treatment for Children

Although people may think that most of the patients who visit the orthodontist are teenagers or pre-teens, younger children can also benefit from orthodontic treatment.If our Norwalk CT orthodontist intervenes when a child is at a young age, later treatment may achieve the desired goals in a shorter timeframe. Most...

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How does orthodontic treatment work?

The field of orthodontics is about much more than a set of braces. An orthodontist is the dental specialist who is highly skilled in positioning the teeth. In the most ideal position, your teeth can be more functional and your smile more aesthetically pleasing.Orthodontic treatment can be utilized to treat...

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