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Inman Aligners

February 9th, 2015

From the desk of Dr. Fass

Do you have crowding in your lower front teeth? You’re not alone. In fact, teeth are constantly moving towards the front of the mouth and trying to crowd to the middle which leads to more crowding as we get older. Some find the appearance objectionable while others have discomfort due to the crowding, or even have the upper teeth begin to shift because of the force of the lowers. Read More »

High Tech Orthodontics

October 9th, 2014

Our future involves a huge amount of technology, and dentistry is no exception. With the advent of computer modeling and imaging, new treatment modes are fast becoming available and even the norm. Read More »

Changing Faces Without Braces

August 28th, 2014

Straightening children teeth has become very common in this country. A nice smile has been shown to be an advantage in both personal and business environments and early orthodontics is the most effective way of attaining that winning smile. Read More »

Changing Faces Without Braces

August 1st, 2013

There are a host of new orthodontic options for both adults and children that do not involve the use of traditional brackets and wires.  Most have heard of brands like Invisalign® for adults that involve clear aligners to gradually move teeth and correct the bite.  Another class of treatment devices are the functional appliances. Read More »

When Is the Right Time?

December 6th, 2012

Crooked teeth and a dysfunctional bite can be a problem at any age.  But when can these problems be treated and what’s the best way to treat them? Read More »

ADULT ORTHODONTICS

August 16th, 2012

We have become used to seeing children with braces to straighten their teeth and give them a lifetime of great looking smiles.  But the sight of adults wearing braces has also become more common. Read More »

YOUR SMILE AND YOUR HEALTH

July 30th, 2012

Did you know that one of the first things that people notice about you is your smile? In study after study, the smile was at or near the top of the list in everything from job interviews to political campaigns. Read More »

CORRECTING CROWDING

February 16th, 2012

In my last article I discussed the reason for most crowding due to physiologic mesial drift (see our web site www.AltamontGeneralDentistry.com to read the article).  What are some of the ways to correct crowding? Read More »

PHYSIOLOGIC MESIAL DRIFT

February 9th, 2012

Sounds complicated, right?  Well, while we don’t know exactly how it works, we do know what it is and why it happens.  Simply, it’s the tendency of teeth to move towards the front of the dental arch throughout your life. Read More »

Adult Orthodontics

April 27th, 2011

Adult Orthodontics
We have become used to seeing children with braces to straighten their teeth and give them a lifetime of great looking smiles.  But the sight of adults wearing braces has also become more common. Read More »

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