False Teeth: They're Not Just for Grandad!

When you think of dentures or false teeth, who do you picture? Chances are it's a little old lady or an elderly man, but that's actually not always the case. Dentures are used to replace missing teeth in all sorts of different people, of different ages and from all walks of life. Younger people often feel embarrassed about having dentures because of the stereotypes attached to them. One of your friends could even have dentures—they just might not have mentioned it! [Read More]

All There Is to Know About Adjusting Your Child's Palatal Expanders

There are multiple orthodontic procedures done to correct various dental problems. Palate expansion is a procedure that involves the use of a device, a palatal expander, to widen the upper jaw. By so doing, palatal expanders act to correct three major dental conditions: crossbite, overcrowded teeth, and tooth impaction. Palate expanders are usually most effective when used on children whose jaws are still developing. If your child has palate expanders, you need to turn or adjust them for the expansion to work. [Read More]