July 12, 2018
Now that you or one of the kids is wearing braces, you and your orthodontist in McMurray are going to become great friends. After all, you’ll be seeing a lot of each other over the next couple of years. Just how often you’ll need to schedule appointments depends on a few things. Read on to learn more about the frequency of appointments and what you need to do in between visits.
March 23, 2017
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that parents schedule a first orthodontic appointment by the time their children are seven years old. You may think this is a bit young to begin seeing the orthodontist, but this early visit gives South Hills of Pittsburgh orthodontist Dr. Gary Cartwright the chance to evaluate their dental development. And if you child doesn’t need braces at this young age, follow-up visits can be very beneficial as they and their smiles grow.
August 31, 2016
The American Association of Orthodontists says kids should get an orthodontic evaluation by age 7. Adults want straighter teeth as well; so, more Americans 21 and older are seeking orthodontic treatment. What are the criteria for selecting the right orthodontist in Pittsburgh? (more…)
May 11, 2016
Patients are often referred to the orthodontist by their general dentist, but Cartwright Orthodontics is happy to see you without a referral. We may, however, recommend you schedule an appointment with a general dentist for a checkup first to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy before beginning with braces. Most children initially visit our office after receiving a referral from the children’s dentist in Bethel Park.
April 5, 2016
Many people believe children don’t require orthodontic treatment until they enter the teen years, but did you know it’s best for children to have an orthodontic consultation around the age of 7? With an early consultation with children’s orthodontics in McMurray, your orthodontist is able to find orthodontic conditions earlier to provide treatment to correct these conditions before they cause additional complications. At Cartwright Orthodontics, we provide consultations and treatment for early orthodontic conditions to correct the issues your child is facing with early intervention.
January 18, 2016
Seeing your loved ones smile is one of the best parts of your day. You care so much about your family’s healthy teeth, and a big part of making them as beautiful as can be often includes corrective work, with orthodontics. When you’re in search of an orthodontist you can trust, turn to the board certified orthodontist Bethel Park and McMurry trust: Dr. Gary Cartwright at Cartwright Orthodontics.