X-rays are an important step before your orthodontic treatment can begin. At York Mills Orthodontics we make this step a part of your consultation. We want our patients and their families to have a good understanding of what to expect. We are happy to explain the importance of x-rays for your treatment.
Are you considering Invisalign clear aligners and wondering where to get them, and whether it matters who you choose for treatment? Our North York Orthodontist can help you understand the factors to consider and how treatment planning can benefit patients. Let us assist you in making an informed decision about your orthodontic care.
It is common for parents to worry about the timing of their children’s teeth falling out. In this post, our North York orthodontic team will discuss the typical order in which children lose their teeth and what types of problems to watch for. If you have any concerns about your child’s dental development, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for guidance.
Mouthguards are an excellent way to protect your teeth and braces from potential injury during physical activities. Dr. Morrow recommends using mouthguards for patients with braces, especially for those who play contact sports. However, mouthguards can also be useful for other activities such as skateboarding or rollerblading. By wearing a mouth guard, you can prevent chipped teeth, broken brackets, and other dental injuries. If you are interested in getting a mouth guard to protect your teeth and braces, be sure to speak with your orthodontist.
Grinding and clenching of teeth, also known as bruxism, can cause significant problems for a child’s oral health. This issue is often related to orthodontic concerns and can be addressed through early intervention and treatment. By seeking help from an orthodontist, children can receive the necessary care to protect their teeth and prevent long-term damage.
Upon receiving your new braces, you may experience difficulty speaking clearly due to the movement of your teeth. Dr. Morrow and our team are here to provide helpful suggestions on how to adjust to this challenge.
If you’re having trouble speaking clearly with your new braces, remember that it’s completely normal! Many people have difficulty communicating initially after getting braces. With a bit of patience and effort, you can overcome this challenge quickly. Here are a few tips that can help you return to normal speech in a short time:
Are you unsure if your child needs to see an orthodontist and when you should schedule an appointment? Dr. Morrow and our team have compiled a list of common early warning signs of orthodontic issues and answered some frequently asked questions to help you determine if it’s time to seek treatment.
As a first-time orthodontic patient, you may have many questions about different treatment methods, procedures, and how your treatment will affect your oral health. Here are ten common questions asked by patients in North York: