How do you know it’s Time For Braces?

How do you know it’s Time For Braces?

Parents are usually the first to notice teeth coming in, even before the dentist. Some parents may not be thinking of orthodontic treatment as early as first grade, but it helps to get ahead of the curve and harness your child’s natural growth to aid the process....
Celebrating Our 35th Year of Orthodontics

Celebrating Our 35th Year of Orthodontics

Can you remember what was going on in 1986? We can. Television introduced us to a big personality named Oprah Winfrey, and you couldn’t turn on the radio without hearing Lionel Ritchie, Whitney Houston, Prince or Culture Club. Music videos were still on MTV. ...
What every parent needs to know about braces.

What every parent needs to know about braces.

By the time your child starts second grade, it’s time to consult an orthodontist. Here are five things every parent should know about braces and orthodontic care. 1. Dentists and orthodontists are not the same.  An orthodontist receives the same training as a dentist,...
6 things I’ve learned in 33 years

6 things I’ve learned in 33 years

I began my orthodontic practice in 1986. There’s something about hitting the double digits – 33 years on November 1 – that has put me in the mood to reminisce. We have made many advancements in the field of orthodontics and we’ve seen trends come and go,...