August 9, 2019
When you were a child, the gap between your two front
teeth was considered “cute” and “adorable,” but now that you’re an adult, you
find yourself opting for a tight-lipped smile to prevent anyone from seeing it.
Gapped teeth are a common problem that can be easily treated by an
orthodontist. If you’ve researched ways to fix your smile, you’ve probably read
about two different solutions: braces or dental bonding. So, how do you know
which method to choose? An orthodontist for adults explains how both treatments
work and which one you should pursue.
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June 5, 2019
When it comes to obtaining a straighter smile, Invisalign in Columbus can be a great option for adults who don’t want to deal with the inconveniences of braces. However, it’s still an orthodontic treatment, and many patients can’t help but wonder: will it hurt? How will I know if there’s a problem? Some discomfort with Invisalign is normal, but other times it needs to be addressed; here’s what you need to know in order to tell the difference.
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May 6, 2019
This patient visited our office to correct a severe openbite. The patient presented with low tongue posture and front teeth protruding forward. Per our diagnosis, we treated her with Invisalign Clear Aligners and temporary anchorage devices (mini-implants). With use of TADs, the open bite was corrected without surgery. Patient achieved great results after 20 months and is waiting to receive several dental implants to restore missing teeth.
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February 10, 2019
When it comes to correcting your bite, this is a completely new era. Where as there was only one option, metal braces, in times past, you now have several forms of treatment to choose from. As our journey continues, learn about the different types of adult braces in Columbus and how they can rejuvenate your smile and boost your confidence!
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January 22, 2019
Following Teenage patient visited our office to correct the crowding, and reverse crossbite on the left side. Patient presented with poor arch form of maxillary (upper) teeth with front teeth protruding forward. Patient was treated with Invisalign Clear Aligners instead of metal braces. Patient was told she was not an Invisalign clear aligner candidate by several other clinicians. Patient achieved great results after 19 months. Success of treatment is highly dependent on the skills/training of the clinician.
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January 7, 2019
You may be familiar with braces, Invisalign treatment, or orthodontics in general, but there are some interesting facts about orthodontics that may surprise you. Orthodontists have been helping people straighten their teeth for hundreds of years before they even had the title. Keep reading to discover 7 amazing facts about orthodontics from a highly-trained orthodontist in Columbus.
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December 13, 2018
Following adult male patient visited our office with chief complaint of “ severe crowding”. Patient expressed lack of confidence while smiling in social settings. He presented with severe crowding, blocked out teeth and non-coincident midlines. Patient was treated with Damon Passive self-ligating braces system and extraction 4 premolar teeth. Patient achieved great results and has healthy periodontal support.
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October 5, 2018
Having a crooked smile or gapped teeth is hardly a look that anyone wants to have. Traditional braces have been used for decades to effectively fix these issues, but both teens and adults don’t want to settle for making dramatic changes to their appearance in the process. Luckily, Invisalign is perfect for those wanting to pursue orthodontic treatment, without the worry of having a metal mouth.
To learn more about the benefits Invisalign has to offer, keep reading!
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September 3, 2018
Welcome to the Columbus Orthodontic Center’s new blog! Whether you’re an existing patient or you haven’t had your first visit yet, we created this blog to give you a go-to place for tips and tricks from an orthodontist in Columbus that will help you on your journey towards having a beautiful, straight smile. For our first blog, we’ll introduce our practice and help you get acquainted with some of the services we offer. But be sure to check back in each month for information that will help you get the most out of your orthodontic experience – every step of the way. After all, when the entire treatment process goes well, you get the best results possible!
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