Dental Braces

When braces are first applied, it can take several days to get used to the new appliances. During this time, the mouth may feel tender or sore. While soreness is rarely problematic enough to warrant additional dental care, contact your orthodontist if soreness becomes highly uncomfortable.  Causes of Orthodontic SorenessContents1 Causes of Orthodontic Soreness2 What…

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We are excited to showcase a new arial video of our facility. Stay tuned for an inside look at Arvada’s newest Premier Orthodontics Facility.

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breathing-featured girl mouth breathing sleeping

Sleep disorder breathing can affect many children. We will take a deep dive into why it’s caused and some solutions.  At each consultation where I always do a Full and Complete Orthodontic Examination, I screen every patient for any airway issues. Airway obstructions can decrease the amount of oxygen you receive, and can cause sleep…

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One of the most common concerns that patients have, bringing them to consult with me are crowded or impacted teeth. Crowding of the teeth is when there is not enough room in the jaws for all of the teeth to be in a perfect position, and can cause seriously misaligned teeth, or even tooth impaction.…

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Early treatment

A lot of parents ask me, “is it too early for my child to have braces?  She has a lot of growth left, so maybe she will grow into a better bite?”  The fact is that BECAUSE she is still growing is exactly why it is IMPORTANT to start treatment early if children need it. …

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