How to Deal with Common Braces Problems

In most cases, wearing braces is a problem-free process for aligning and straightening teeth. However, even if you take care of your braces and teeth, there are certain common braces problems that you just can’t avoid. It’s important to know the type of issues that can potentially arise and how to deal with them.   Loose

6 Common Bite Problems in Children and Adults

In orthodontics, your “bite” refers to the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a perfect bite, both the upper and lower teeth should properly meet when biting down. However, due to malocclusions (or bad bites), teeth often improperly meet, thus causing bite problems and speech difficulty. Fortunately, common bite problems can be

5 Tips to Relieve Your Braces Pain

The decision to invest in braces is an important one. Even though the end result of a beautiful, healthy smile is worth it, braces can often be uncomfortable at times. Whether it’s when your orthodontist first puts on the braces or when you have your wires tightened, you may experience some pain and discomfort. Luckily,

What Is Malocclusion?

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.