I am an orthodontist. I went to college for four years, dental school for four and finally orthodontic school for 3 years. I started an orthodontic practice and became board certified. I teach at the dental school. I work hard for my patients to give them each individualized treatment custom to their needs...
Customized for each patient, elastics (or rubber bands) typically stretch over tiny hooks from your top to your bottom braces. They are used in orthodontic treatment to make improvements to your bite. This is usually the longest and most difficult part of treatment, but it's also the most exciting as your overbite or under-bite finally...Read more
A recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics looked at the relationship between physical features and bullying in a sample of schoolchildren. A sample of 920 sixth-grade students (11-12 years of age) were asked to complete questionnaires about their experience with bullying, being bullied, and characteristics that led to the...Read more
Wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) are the teeth that develop in the very back of the mouth. These teeth typically erupt, or break the surface of the gums, in young people between the ages of 13 and 20. Sometimes, wisdom teeth are impacted. That means there is no room for them to break through...Read more