1. Orthodontic Terminology and Definitions Part Two

    When you don’t know what something means, it can sound a lot scarier than it actually is. And, for a lot of patients, orthodontic treatment is a little scary because it is all new and uncharted territory. So, we’re creating this series of articles to help you understand what you’re hearing and what exactly to expect. And, don’t forget, always ask questions. We’re here to help, and that m…Read More

  2. Orthodontic Terminology and Definitions

    If you’re just starting out with braces or another orthodontic treatment, you’re likely to hear a lot of terms thrown around that may not make much sense. Those of us who hear those words all the time tend to forget that not understanding something can often make it seem scarier than it actually is. So, we’ve put together a list of common orthodontic terms and definitions here. If you are in…Read More

  3. Myths about orthodontics and braces

      Always learn the facts. If you’ve been scared away from exploring braces or other orthodontic treatment for yourself or your children because of something you read, or something you heard from a friend, schedule a consultation to see a board-certified orthodontist to make sure you’ve got the facts straight. Now, more than any other time, there is so much information available, it is sometim…Read More

  4. All About TMD

    What the heck is TMD? Well, you may know it as TMJ. TMD stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. TMJ refers to your temporomandibular joint, which is where your you’ll likely feel the symptoms of TMD. Who Gets TMD? There are a lot of reasons someone might suffer from TMD. Any poorly done, or incomplete orthodontic work could lead to TMD. So, if you or your children have braces or are undergo…Read More

  5. Adults and Orthodontics

    While the obvious reasons for adults to seek orthodontic treatment may seem straightforward, there is much more under the surface that you need to know if you are an adult considering braces or other orthodontic treatment. Misaligned and crooked teeth, or a bad bite can lead to tooth decay, TMJ, grinding, broken teeth and more. So if you think the way your teeth look or feel isn’t a good reason …Read More

  6. Choose a Board-Certified Orthodontist

    Working with an orthodontist is not just about your teeth. The work your orthodontist does can have long-lasting implications for the health of your jaw and the way your face forms as you grow. When you put your trust in your orthodontist, whether for braces or because you suffer with TMD, you should be able to trust that they are up-to-date on all of the latest techniques and technology, that the…Read More

  7. When Should You See an Orthodontist?

    When to see an orthodontist and when to begin orthodontic treatment are especially important question for parents of young children. Adults experiencing jaw pain or other issues that aren’t addressed by their dentist or doctor should also be considering whether or not orthodontic treatment is a good course of action. This helpful guide provides a starting point for how to approach orthodontic tr…Read More

  8. Should I Get Braces as an Adult?

    "Isn’t it already too late for me to have braces and straight teeth?" We frequently get asked this question by adults who are interested in straightening their teeth but are not sure if they are a good candidate. Your orthodontist in Greeley, Dr. Brad Edgren, is an expert in braces for all ages. He specializes in early intervention, but also treats teens and adults. While it is true that straigh…Read More

  9. At What Age Should a Child Go to the Orthodontist?

    As you watch your child’s smile go from their baby teeth to their adult teeth, the thought of orthodontics might enter your mind. Adult teeth often look awkward as they find their place in the mouth of young people. Dr. Brad Edgren, in Greeley, is a nationally renowned orthodontist and expert at diagnosing problems through the use of the most modern technology, and the treatment of many complex …Read More

  10. The Importance Of Using the Best Tools Available in Orthodontics

    When you are choosing an orthodontist, of you course you want the best for your child, or for yourself. Without doing a prohibitive amount of research yourself, how does the average person choose an orthodontist? One way is to look at the tools they use. This week’s blog will look at palate expansion and how 3D imaging is the best tool for the job. Sure the straightness of the teeth matter, but …Read More