What if a few small mistakes ended up costing you hundreds—or even thousands—of dollars? It may sound crazy, but this can happen when you don't know how to take care of braces. However, when you've mastered the art of braces care, you'll know exactly what you should (and shouldn't) do. Here are five useful tips
Did you know crooked teeth can result in tooth decay, gingivitis, and increased cavities? While many people take the first step to straighten their teeth, they often forget about the following steps, such as smile maintenance, retainer replacements, and maintaining good ongoing dental hygiene. Forgoing a retainer will cause your teeth to return to the same position
Has your smile never been your strong suit? Have you smiled without showing teeth as long as you can remember? It probably never occurred to you that it might be a good idea to consider braces. Braces don't have the stigma that they used to have. In fact, lots of adults get them. So, if
Do you have misaligned teeth? Feeling insecure about your looks because of it? You don't have to! Believe it or not, only 35 percent of adults have perfect teeth. In fact, most people have malocclusion (also known as "poor bite") to some extent. This condition can manifest as a cross bite, under bite, open bite, or overbite.
Are braces on the horizon for your child? Do you know? You may think that braces are still a long way off. After all, your kid still has that sweet gap-toothed smile. How could you know if they'll need orthodontia already? Believe it or not, orthodontic treatment is no longer limited to tweens and teens.
This is a question we hear all the time. Malocclusion, or what we call having a “bad bite,” is the improper alignment of teeth and/or jaws. When your teeth and jaws are not properly aligned, it may impact your bite, the ability to properly care for your teeth, your gum tissue health and even
We know that having an attractive smile puts a spring in your step—or two—as well as increases your self-confidence, no matter if you’re 14 or in your late thirties. Smiling not only makes people happy and puts them in a good mood, doing it often can even help you live longer, according to previous
At Moles & Ferri Orthodontics, we proudly treat adults, teens, and children—no matter what your age, we believe you deserve a great smile. Our warm and welcoming team is known for their exceptional orthodontic skills. Dr. Randall Moles, Dr. Nicholas Ferri and our talented team have been creating beautiful smiles in the Milwaukee, Racine or Brookfield,
Thanks for asking! It really depends on the dental age of the patient rather than their chronological age. Usually a good time to have your child evaluated by an orthodontist is after the front permanent teeth have erupted into the mouth or if there appears to be extreme crowding of the teeth.The American Association of