In addition to improved self-confidence, there are many short and long-term health benefits to receiving orthodontic treatment. By receiving orthodontic treatment from the specialists at Docbraces, you can help your teen:

  • Reduce or eliminate the need for jaw surgery or the extraction of permanent teeth
  • Improve oral hygiene, reducing the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and heart disease
  • Decrease wear or injury to teeth and jaw joints
  • Improve breathing and correct speech impediments
  • Correct overbites, underbites and crossbites, preventing wear and trauma to teeth
  • Improve bite contact, enabling proper chewing of food, alleviating digestive problems, and increasing nutrient absorption

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

An Orthodontist Can Address Issues Related to Permanent Tooth Eruption

Diagnosing and treating problems related to permanent (i.e., secondary or adult) tooth eruption early on may prevent the need for more expensive orthodontic treatments in the future.

Seek Treatment Early When Adult Teeth Do Not Erupt

By the time your child turns 7 years old, our orthodont Read More