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How do I Care for My Orthodontic Expander?

April 11, 2018

Young boy with bracesIf you are undergoing orthodontic treatment using a palatal expander, it’s essential to take care of these appliances to maintain your optimal level of oral health throughout your orthodontic treatment plan Proper care for a non-removable oral appliance like a traditional orthodontic expander can take some extra time, but as long as you stay on top of regularly cleaning your appliance, there should be no adverse effects on your oral health. Since many patients who receive a palatal expander are very young, it’s important for parents to be aware of these at-home oral health care needs as well. In this post, we’ll discuss, in detail, how to best care for your smile while receiving treatment with an orthodontic expander.

Treating Orthodontic Conditions with Children’s Orthodontics in McMurray

April 5, 2016

Filed under: Orthodontics — Tags: — drcartwright @ 6:18 pm

children's orthodontics in mcmurrayMany 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.