Oral Care with Invisalign®

Any new treatment takes some getting used to. To help you care for your Invisalign® aligner properly, your orthodontist at Rollins and Petersen Orthodontics, is delighted to offer the advice you need to keep your valuable aligners and precious smile in shape. The most important thing to remember while you transition into wearing Invisalign is […]

Consider Braces

Do you have a malocclusion, bad bite, or misalignment in your smile? If so, consider braces so your smile can thrive for a lifetime to come. To learn more about braces, please read the following: – Braces can correct many issues with crooked teeth and leave you with a straighter and more beautiful smile. – […]

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 […]

The Number of Braces Adjustments Can Vary

If you have been dealing with modest to severe deviations in the alignment of your teeth, then you are also likely frustrated with the appearance of your smile. It’s also worth noting that without correction from an orthodontist like Dr. Rollins or Dr. Petersen, your misaligned teeth could be at increased risk of suffering from […]

Treatment Options for Orthodontics

There are several types of braces available. Speak with Drs. Rollins and Petersen to discover which type best meets your needs and goals. Traditional Braces Traditional braces are constructed from high-quality stainless steel. They use brackets that are attached to each tooth to hold archwires in place. The archwires put pressure on the teeth to […]

Cleaning Your Braces and Why It Is Important

Are you aware that braces need to be cared for and maintained to ensure optimal functionality? Do you know how to keep your braces in good working order? To begin with, you should not participate in or attempt anything while wearing braces that you wouldn’t attempt without them, including playing contact sports or high-risk activities […]

Foods That Can Damage Braces and Your Smile

Did you know, that having an excellent diet is vital to your body, which does include your teeth and gums? Well, it’s true! Here at Rollins and Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, Arizona, we understand the importance of a healthy diet throughout your orthodontic treatment. One thing that commonly goes overlooked is that it is always […]

Traveling Back to Ancient Orthodontic Methods

In the last century, orthodontics has made massive strides in repairing and straightening teeth. When you compare the methods used in the past, metal braces sound a lot more complimentary. Doctors Rollins and Petersen,  and our dental professionals use the most advanced systems to give you and your teeth their best smile. Here’s a look […]

Are Orthodontic Braces the Miracle Treatment You’ve Been Waiting For?

Are orthodontic braces the miracle treatment you’ve been waiting for? With our help, our experienced team can get you on the path to a straighter smile in no time. With braces, you can set crooked teeth straight once more, and fix your skewed smile. Listed below are some of the advantages of braces: – Many […]