How do I Care for My Orthodontic Expander?
April 11, 2018
If 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.
How to Choose the Best Orthodontist in Pittsburgh
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…)