“Are Two Phases of Orthodontics Really Necessary for My Child?”

Many parents ask my opinion about having their children treated in one course of orthodontic treatment as opposed to an early interceptive phase that’s followed up a few years later by a second phase.  Many people are curious as to why so many orthodontists suggest a two-phase treatment. The true underlying answer to the question … Continue reading “Are Two Phases of Orthodontics Really Necessary for My Child?”

Judging the Value of Orthodontic Treatment

As consumers, we all know the costs of goods and services tend to decrease over time. This is exemplified in orthodontics as well. It may not seem like it, but the overall cost of orthodontic treatment has actually declined on an inflation-adjusted basis since the 1960’s. That being said, the investment required for proper orthodontic … Continue reading Judging the Value of Orthodontic Treatment

“What’s The Best Age For My Child’s First Orthodontic Check-Up?”

Like any concerned parent, you want to ensure your children receive the best health and dental care available. With this in mind, they begin seeing the family physician and dentist at an early age to attend to any immediate concerns and take preventive measures to avoid future problems. But when should your children pay their … Continue reading “What’s The Best Age For My Child’s First Orthodontic Check-Up?”