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Jaw surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery or corrective jaw surgery, corrects misalignment of the jaw bones. It also helps with activities like chewing and swallowing. Orthognathic surgery can even improve your profile and facial appearance.
Get all the tips and tricks you need for going back to school with braces. How to avoid bad breath, plaque, and bacteria.
Do you or your child have a deep bite? Learn what a deep bites is and whether Invisalign can fix it.
You’ve probably heard of crossbites…but do you actually know what they are? . . . and whether Invisalign can fix them?
When it comes to teeth, you have probably heard of crossbites. But chances are you don’t fully understand what a crossbite is or how braces can fix crossbites.
How do braces can fix a deep overbite? Learn the 3 specific ways that deep bites are corrected with braces. That way there’s no more mystery around braces and their function in fixing your bite and getting you to happier, healthier smile.
Open bites are a common problem orthodontists see every day. In this article, we’ll discuss 3 specific ways that open bites are corrected with braces. Then we’ll go into the process behind each method.
Learn the 4 specific ways that underbites are corrected with braces, and the process behind each method.
One of the most exciting days of the entire braces process is the day your braces are removed!
In this article we’ll discuss what you should know about getting your braces off, and whether you should try to remove your braces at home…
By Dr. Tyler Coles – Premier Orthodontics Table of Contents “What should I do if I have a broken bracket?” — That’s one of the biggest questions orthodontic patients have.
There are certain types of tooth and bite problems that are better treated, in the short and long term, by having some teeth removed. Learn 3 of the most common reasons that orthodontists may find extractions necessary.
Most people may know that braces CAN fix overbites—but most have no idea HOW. Read this article where we discuss 4 specific ways that overbites are corrected with braces.
You may be wondering what to expect with Forsus springs, so this article answers what Forsus springs are, how they work, and all the details you need to know.
A quad helix is an appliance that is used to expand or widen out the upper teeth. There are several different types of expanders that orthodontists may use, but the quad helix has a few unique features.
What are self ligating braces? This article will break down the definition and uses of self ligating braces, the specific benefits of self ligating braces, and why you might consider choosing self ligating braces for you or your child.
Many adults feel that their bottom teeth don’t show very much, and they’re curious if they can get braces on upper teeth only. The top teeth definitely show the most when we smile, so it makes sense that we’d care most about having straighter teeth there.
If your child has an overbite, you may have heard an orthodontist mention a Herbst appliance. But you may be wondering what that is.
What exactly are clear braces (or ceramic braces)? Learn more about the types of clear braces, the cost of clear braces, and why should you consider getting clear braces for yourself or your child.
While there is some discomfort involved with getting braces, this article should help alleviate any concerns you may have about braces pain in general.
You may have already received Invisalign instructions, but in case you forgot anything you can review this article for detailed Invisalign instructions.
A broken permanent retainer can happen from time to time. We’ll outline everything you need to know about broken permanent retainers.
If you’re finally done with braces or Invisalign treatment, you may be wondering how long you have to wear a retainer. You may also be curious about just how long a single retainer is expected to last.
Retainers are a life-long commitment, but one set won’t last you the rest of your life. At some point you will need to get a replacement retainer.
The only way to guarantee a perfect smile is to wear your retainers – and that’s why we’re going to outline exactly how to wear retainers.
Rubber bands with braces may seem difficult, but with a few tips and tricks from this article, you’ll know how to put rubber bands on braces in no time.
How do braces work? In this article we’ll show you exactly how braces work to move your teeth into a straight and healthy smile.
Now more than ever, its important to talk how to clean retainers. It’s more complex than you think. There are three cleaning options you can choose from.
Many people are concerned about having to leave their home. This is why Premier Orthodontics is offering virtual consultations for braces and Invisalign.
Read how a combination of braces and orthognathic surgery helped transform Amber’s smile and bite.
Permanent retainers require extra work to keep them clean. In this article we will show you exactly how to floss with a permanent retainer.
The hardest part of braces? Flossing. Learn how to floss with braces and what tools you need to make flossing with braces easy.
Worried about bad breath with braces? With a few simple tricks and tricks you can avoid bad breath completely for as long as you have braces.
Patients tend to forget to care for braces while traveling. Be sure to follow these useful tips to care for your braces while you’re out to have fun.
Arizona Cardinals players choose Premier Orthodontics to straighten their teeth and correct their bite. Find out why athletes choose Premier Orthodontics.
Are DIY braces safe? Are at-home braces worth the risk to save a few bucks? Check out this article to learn about the dangers of do-it-yourself braces.