Can my child wear aligners when they still have baby teeth?

The simple answer to the question of whether or not your child can wear aligners when they have a mixture of baby teeth and adult teeth is Yes.  Context is key, here.  There exists a very small window or time-frame where clear aligners are an acceptable option for young children.  Usually, an orthodontist will simply[…]

Can my dentist treat me for my orthodontic problems?

Occasionally, someone will discover that they or their child have developed an orthodontic problem.  Their dentist may offer to correct the problem for them.  That same patient may turn to an orthodontist and ask “Can my dentist treat me for my orthodontic problem too?”  The simple answer is …absolutely Yes. The longer answer is a[…]

When should my child see an Orthodontist?

The decision of when my child should learn to surf is pretty open-ended.  The question of “when should my child see an orthodontist” is a little more complicated and the answer is … it depends. Because an orthodontist doesn’t know what kinds of skeletal issues may be developing or whether there are extra teeth present or[…]