1. 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 underg…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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 th…Read More

  4. 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 t…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. A Guide to Living with Braces

    Congratulations! If you are one of the lucky 4 million people who are wearing braces, you have embarked on a transformative time in your life! And if you are being treated by Dr. Brad Edgren in Greeley, you are in the hands of a leading expert in orthodontics! No Matter the Reason, Here You Are Braces are used to treat a variety of types of malocclusions, or misalignments, in the bite of the teeth…Read More

  9. Orthodontic Care for TMJ

    The orthodontic practice of Dr. Brad Edgren is not your everyday orthodontic office. Other orthodontists see crooked teeth and perhaps an occasional special case, but Dr. Edgren specializes in special cases. He has a master of Science in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orthognathic Surgery and is a well-known author on clinical orthodontic topics. He treats crooked teeth too, but if there ha…Read More

  10. Braces: Best Way To Manage Pain

    Braces are a great solution to fix problems to align your teeth. Braces were designed to either pull apart or push teeth together so they align and are as straight as possible. This causes your teeth to shift on purpose and this sometimes feels very uncomfortable, if not painful.   “Beauty is pain” and in this case, they are not wrong. Braces do their job, but can be a bother in the proce…Read More