The Invisalign® Process

If your teeth are crooked or crowded or if you have a bad bite, you may not like the idea of wearing metal braces to straighten your smile. Luckily, there is another option available. Ask Dr. about Invisalign® in Parma and Brecksville, . Invisalign uses clear, discreet aligners to straighten your teeth. How Does Invisalign… Read more »

AcceleDent® FAQ

When orthodontic treatment is recommended, some patients are hesitant. Braces and other orthodontic appliances often need to remain on the teeth for a long time. Depending on the case, braces or aligners may be needed from 18 months to a few years. If you need to have orthodontic treatment, don’t fret! Ask Dr. what AcceleDent®… Read more »

How to Care for Your Teeth During Braces Treatment

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. may recommend braces in Parma and Brecksville, . Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. Brushing Your Teeth With Braces Brush your teeth with a… Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Orthodontic Braces Treatments

Are you suffering from malocclusion, a bad bite, or misalignment in your smile? If so, orthodontic treatment with braces may be needed to ensure your smile can thrive as intended. Enhance your smile with orthodontic braces. To learn more about orthodontic braces, please read the following: – Braces can easily correct many issues with crooked… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Invisalign®

Malocclusion is defined as crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. Many adults have long wanted to have straighter teeth. They may be hesitant to straighten their teeth because metal braces would mar the beauty of their smile. If this sounds familiar, ask Dr. about how Invisalign® in Parma and Brecksville, , can help you reach… Read more »

Age 7: A Year to Remember

In the 30 plus years that I have practiced orthodontics, I have recognized that most parents are unsure about when to seek orthodontic treatment for their children. Some of the most frequently asked questions are: “When is the best time to take my child to an orthodontist?” “Do I need to wait for my dentist… Read more »

Creating Confident Smiles for Your Future

The result of orthodontic treatment is not just a beautiful smile; its primary purpose is to restore lifelong function and proper biting patterns to the teeth. Dr. and staff invite your questions and will be pleased to provide you with a better understanding of your treatment at any time. We offer a wide range of… Read more »

Did you know…that the best time to have your child evaluated for orthodontics is at the age of 7?

Although we see patients from the age of 7 to 70 for evaluations, the American Association of Orthodontists suggests age 7 for an initial evaluation. This is based on the assumption that four upper and four lower permanent front teeth, and four permanent first molars (six year molars) have erupted into the mouth. The learning… Read more »

Retain Your New, Straight, Confident Smile

Once your teeth have reached their optimal positions, Dr. can remove the braces so you can enjoy your new, confident smile. However, we have spent the last year or two moving teeth and now it is very important for you to hold them in the new position for a year or more to allow all… Read more »

What to Do in an Orthodontic Emergency

You are on your way to reaching a straighter, healthier smile, but your braces become damaged. Don’t worry. When this happens, call our office for an appointment with our orthodontist. Until your appointment, there are some things you can do to get help with common orthodontic problems. – Loose brackets – In the case of… Read more »