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.
Comparing Orthodontics and General Dentistry
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.
Board certified orthodontist Bethel Park and McMurry can trust
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.