The Health Dangers That Are Caused By Crooked Teeth


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 […]

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 […]

Alternatives to Braces: A Closer Look at Invisalign and the Damon System

Braces for Adults, Teens, And Children

There was a time when correcting crooked teeth automatically meant wearing traditional metal braces, headgear, and elastic bands. Fortunately, there are some new alternatives to braces that are more aesthetically pleasing and equally effective at straightening and aligning your teeth. At  Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Arizona, we work with children, teens, and adults to […]

How Does a Palatal Expander Work?

One sign of a truly beautiful smile is teeth that are evenly spaced as well as healthy – but for some of us, the crowding of our teeth is a very real problem. Noticeable from a young age, teeth crowding is what happens when teeth become twisted and crooked due to there not being enough […]

Accelerated Orthodontics: Is It Right for You?

Regardless of your age, wearing braces is no fun. While they can move your teeth into alignment and give you a perfect smile, braces also involve multiple visits to your orthodontist over an average of 2 years. The time required for braces to work can often be a deterrent for people considering this treatment, especially […]

How Does iTero Scanner Work and Know more option for braces

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Understanding Intraoral Scanning Your quest for the elusive perfect smile is about to come to an end. Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ uses the revolutionary iTero scanner, which is the industry standard for intraoral scanning. This scanner produces the most detailed 3D scans of any scanner on the market. This article explains the […]

Getting Started with Orthodontics

Are you ready to straighten your teeth or correct some other type of orthodontic issue such as an underbite? If so, our team at Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics has various solutions available to you. When you come in for your initial evaluation, you can get all the facts about our services and how orthodontics can […]

How to Care for Your Palatal Expander

It’s important to properly care for your palatal expanders to ensure it’s doing its job and staying in place. Do you know what it means to care for your palatal expander? A palatal expander is a metal appliance that is found on the roof of your mouth to make room for your upper teeth and tongue by […]

How to Care for Your Retainer

The Best Care for Your Retainer Recently got your braces off? Here’s how you can care for your retainer. Having braces is a huge investment, so when you get them off and receive a retainer, you want to make sure you’re caring for your new smile and the retainer. Caring for your new smile means […]

Taking Care of Your Retainer

You and your braces will be spending quite a bit of time together. You probably won’t become old friends, but it will be a long-term relationship. Eventually, the time will come for them to be removed. And then…you will almost be ready to show off your smile to the world. Your braces do the hard […]