20 Fun Facts About Braces For Teeth

The history of braces started thousands of years ago. And although the crude devices of earlier times have significantly evolved over time, they served the same purpose — to help people achieve the smile they always wanted.

Jan 04, 2024 5 min
Damon Clear Self ligating

The Evolution of Esthetic Orthodontics: Transforming Practices for Growth

By embracing and understanding consumer demand, developing a targeted referral system, and using digital resources to your advantage, you’ll be able to better present the value and opportunity of esthetic options and the positive impacts it will have not only during treatment, but also on the final result. Read Dr. Cosse's ideas on transitioning to esthetic Orthodontics.

Dec 04, 2023 5 min

The 5 Keys To Creating Beautiful Smiles With Aligners

The field of orthodontics is undergoing a significant shift driven by technological advancements, prompting a demand for innovative solutions like clear aligners. This transition has pushed orthodontists to embrace a more artistic approach, redefining aesthetic standards and treating smile creation as an art form.

Nov 01, 2023 5 min

Embracing the Efficiency of Damon Ultima: A True Straight-Wire System

Follow one Orthodontist’s discovery of the Damon Ultima system, which has transformed their orthodontic practice. They discuss the evolution of straight-wire systems, the power of passive self-ligation, and the introduction of selective torques for enhanced efficiency. The Damon Ultima system is then introduced as a solution to the limitations of traditional brackets, offering comprehensive control over rotation, torque, and angulation.

Jan 03, 2023 5 min

Spark - Deep Bite or the “Hidden” Teeth

After having treated more than 1500 patients with clear aligners of which some 300 are ongoing with Spark, I am always focused on satisfying requests and concerns patients have regarding their aesthetic needs while at the same time underlining the functional aspect of aligning teeth and the need to understand what a “mouth rehabilitation” means.

Jul 01, 2022 5 min
Young Lady with Damon Braces

Deciding Which Types of Braces Are Right for You

A smile makes a difference in overall health and success. Your smile is the first thing that others notice about you. If you do not have the smile you have always wanted, now is the time! There are so many different options available. Read here to find out more about your choices to get that smile you always wanted.

Aug 10, 2021 5 min

How Long Will My Orthodontic Treatment Take with Braces or Clear Aligners?

There’s never been a better time to be an orthodontic patient! Contemporary treatment options, driven by advancements in technology, allow our patients to achieve attractive, and healthy smiles with convenient, minimally invasive and faster treatments compared to just a decade ago.

Sep 30, 2020 10
Young lady holding Spark Clear Aligner

Spark Clear Aligners: Transforming Orthodontics and Patient Experience

Join a discussion on the evolution of orthodontics, highlighting the significant impact of clear aligners like the Spark Clear Aligner system. The Spark system, with its advanced software, compatibility with Mac computers, and superior material, is praised for its effectiveness and patient comfort, as demonstrated by two successful case studies.

Nov 26, 2019 5 min

Advancing Orthodontic Treatment with SmartArch Multi-Force Archwires

Superelastic archwires have been a staple in orthodontic practices for two decades, but their uniform force delivery has limitations due to varying tooth characteristics. SmartArchTM multi-force archwires offer a revolutionary solution, using advanced technology to customize force delivery for each tooth. Clinical studies demonstrate that SmartArchTM archwires outperform traditional archwires, achieving faster and more efficient tooth alignment, reducing treatment time and PDL necrosis, and providing a significant advancement in orthodontic care.

Oct 22, 2019 5 min

Adult Orthodontic Treatment: Camouflaging Skeletal Discrepancy with Dental Movements

Orthodontic treatment for adults presents unique challenges, including missing teeth, extensive dental work, and compliance issues, as adult growth cannot aid in correction. A case study of a 22-year-old female with a mild Class III malocclusion illustrates the complexities. The successful non-extraction treatment plan involved aligning her teeth, correcting an anterior crossbite, and improving torque.

Aug 05, 2019 5 min

Using Alternative Orthodontic Treatment Plans to Achieve Patient Harmony

In today's competitive orthodontic market, delivering superior outcomes and an exceptional patient experience is crucial to stand out. Innovative technologies and continuous learning are valuable tools for achieving this goal. Two case studies illustrate the power of modern orthodontic techniques in achieving successful results and satisfying patients' preferences, emphasizing the importance of combining clinical excellence with patient satisfaction.

May 01, 2019 5 min