1. Your Orthodontist Can Save Your Life

    How Smiling Makes You Healthier Your orthodontist can save your life. Well, perhaps it is not this dramatic, but they do have a positive effect on your life. Whether you know this or not, smiling can have many positive benefits to your life. And, since your orthodontist’s primary job is to ensure your teeth are aligned and beautiful, they are partly responsible for each of your confident smiles.…Read More

  2. Sports With Braces

    Can You Play Sports with Braces? The simple answer is yes. However, this question cannot be simply answered. Of course, you can play with braces, but you will run the risk of injuring yourself or other players. When doing anything with your braces, you must remember that you have a network of metal wires and tiny platelets. Because of this, any injury to your face could result in cuts and gashes. …Read More

  3. What To Look For in An Orthodontist?

    How To Choose A Greeley Orthodontist When it comes to dental care, you want to make sure you get the best orthodontist in your area. When it comes to your teeth, you want to make sure you can receive the best care, in a facility you can trust. In Greeley, it might seem like you have many different options in terms of orthodontic care. But, you may be able to narrow down the best orthodontist for y…Read More

  4. Braces and Mouth Sores: Prevention and Solutions

    Coping With Mouth Sores From Braces Braces are essential for perfecting the alignment of your teeth. Without them, you won’t be able to achieve a perfectly straight smile. Though modern braces have come a long way in terms of comfort, there is still much to be desired in terms of comfort. For instance, the metal wiring in modern braces is significantly less, however, minor issues, such as canker…Read More

  5. The History of Orthodontia and Where We Are Now

    The History of Healthy, Straight Teeth Humanity has always viewed straight teeth as aesthetically pleasing. Even before we knew anything about our own teeth, we understood that teeth looked better straight and healthy. Orthodontia may seem like a recent practice and study, but in fact, this form of medicine and cosmetic procedure has been around since ancient times. In this blog, we will discuss h…Read More

  6. Get Your Braces with Brad Edgren DDS

    Braces: A Rite of Passage? In America, braces are a very popular technology. The use of teeth straightening devices are widely used by not just teenagers, but adults as well. Though having braces isn’t a “do or die” situation, they are important. For one, braces help with not only teeth alignment, but jaw alignment as well. If you suffer from any jaw pain, orthodontia has tools to help and o…Read More

  7. What Causes TMJ Part 1

    What Causes TMJ TMJ stands for ‘temporomandibular joint’ but is also sometimes called “locked jaw.” This phenomenon occurs when there is a problem with the muscular and joint functions of your jaw. TMJ issues are located in the muscles and bones at the lower jaw bone. When you suffer from TMJ, you could experience a range of pain and loud clicking sounds. These sounds are related to the st…Read More

  8. Why is Early Orthodontia Necessary?

    Why Does My Kid Need an Orthodontist? As a parent, this is an understandable question to ask. After all, aren’t braces for teenagers? This is a common misunderstanding, as anyone and at any age, can need an orthodontist. For children, however, orthodontists are needed to help guide their teeth and jaw into place. Though teenagers are typically the ones with braces, younger children can have them…Read More

  9. What is TMJ?

    What is TMJ? Commonly called by its acronym, Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) is a serious issue concerning the muscles and joints in the jaw. If you have ever experienced jaw popping or clicking sounds, you may be experiencing TMJ symptoms. However, you will know if you have TMJ when you experience intense pain in your jaw. Unfortunately, jaw pain is one of the main determinants of TMJ. Wha…Read More

  10. 5 Snacks that Get Stuck in Your Braces

    Braces are an amazing invention! Amazing in that they actively work over time to correct and straighten your teeth. No one can deny that there is a difference in the appearance between someone who has had braces and who has not. When you have crooked or broken teeth, your outward appearance immediately looks disheveled and unkempt. When you have sparking, straight teeth, however, you look better! …Read More