Having crooked teeth might seem like more of a cosmetic issue that makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, having one or more crooked teeth can affect your health. The following are some of the health problems you might develop when your teeth aren’t straight. TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) refers to a problem […]
Which Takes Longer: Braces or Invisalign?
Orthodontic treatment straightens teeth to create a more attractive smile, but its value goes far beyond that. Since crooked or overlapping teeth are often difficult to clean, patients have a higher risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease, or other dental problems requiring further treatment. Bringing teeth into proper alignment has a significant positive impact […]
How to Clean Invisalign Trays
As a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment, Invisalign delivers the straight teeth you deserve without the use of metal braces. Instead, Invisalign trays are a series of personalized clear braces designed to cover your teeth while gently maneuvering them into the right position over time. Because Invisalign braces are clear and can easily be taken off, they […]
Do Braces Hurt?
You want a smile worthy of Hollywood but are afraid braces hurt. Equally important, you’re not sure a mouthful of metal is right for you. What are your options? At Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we recommend a different type of braces: Invisalign. This more discreet treatment option – which is ideal for adults […]
How Do Braces Affect Your Life?
Choosing to get braces can be a little daunting for teens and adults. But we can confidently say the appliances of today are vastly different from those of years ago. The technique has also improved, allowing our staff at Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, to deliver treatment in a way that minimally impacts […]
How Do You Fix an Overbite?
You probably already know that braces straighten your teeth, but you may not realize that they, along with several other methods, can also fix overbites. Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ use braces, Invisalign, and other orthodontic treatments to correct overbites and give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of. How Do You Fix […]