Headgear and Your Child

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If your child is getting braces, you may find that your orthodontist, Dr. Victoria Lynskey advises that he or she wears headgear for a time as well. Headgear is the name for an external orthodontic appliance that uses additional force beyond braces to guide the bite – specifically the development of the face and jaw…. Read more »

Optimum Oral Health Includes Treating All Malocclusions

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Optimum oral health includes treating all malocclusions. A malocclusion, also called a bad bite, is the result of an irregularity or abnormality in your smile that has resulted in some variety of misalignment with your teeth. Oftentimes, malocclusions are seen in the incisors, but crooked teeth can appear anywhere, and can even be caused by… Read more »

Braces Components

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If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed… Read more »

Different Kinds of Teeth Misalignments

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A lot of people think that braces are only for kids and teens to correct their bit pattern and smile as their jawbone grows. But now, many adults are finding that they develop misaligned smiles as they grow older and are seeking orthodontic treatment for things such as: – Spacing or crowding problems –Crowding teeth… Read more »