Orthodontic treatment won’t just help you get a beautiful smile. There are lots of other important health benefits that you might not have known about. Besides improving your self-esteem, treatment from Docbraces can help:

  • Decrease the chance that you’ll require jaw surgery or permanent tooth extraction, or prevent both entirely.
  • Improve your oral hygiene, and minimize the chance of tooth decay, gum disease, or lifestyle-related problems like heart disease.
  • Lessen the opportunity for strain on or injury to your jaw joints and teeth.
  • To reduce the effects of speech impediments and improve breathing.
  • Correct any malocclusion issues, like overbites, underbites or crossbites to reduce trauma and excessive wear on your teeth.
  • By correcting bite contact which will encourage proper chewing of food, while reducing digestive problems and increasing nutrient absorption.

Recognizing and Treating a Child’s Misaligned Jaw

What is a misaligned jaw (malocclusion)?

When a child has malocclusion, his or her upper and lower teeth do not come together correctly upon closing the mouth. For example, if a child’s upper teeth stick out farther than his or her lower teeth do, this is referred to as an ‘overbite. Read More

How Sleep Apnea Affects Children

We have all heard about the effects that sleep apnea has on adults; but what about the effects of sleep apnea in children? The impact that this disorder has on children may surprise you.

Understanding Sleep Apnea in Children

Just as with adults, children who have sleep apnea wake up on-an Read More