Also known as corrective jaw surgery, orthognathic surgery corrects certain bite problems and crooked teeth, if those issues are caused by underlying jaw misalignment. Dr. Robert Rudman may recommend jaw surgery before or after you wear braces, if there are certain underlying issues related to bone structure. Once the jaw bones are resituated, the teeth are better able to fit together.
Advanced Orthodontic Care Blog
Orthodontist serving Stapleton, Denver, Cherry Creek & Nearby Areas of Colorado
INBRACE lingual braces have proven to be an incredible addition to our practice. Patients love the high-tech smartwire, the ease with which they can brush and floss, and the almost invisible placement on the tongue-facing side of their teeth.
There is a common denominator among all dental professionals: Many of them are passionate about helping you and your family enjoy optimal oral health and a smile you are proud to share. Variations among dental professionals include specialties. A dentist who practices a specialty has chosen to focus on a specific group of dental conditions.
Braces straighten your teeth so that you can enjoy a smile that is both healthy and beautiful. Good dental hygiene is essential while wearing braces (of course, it’s really essential all of the time!). Proper brushing, flossing and rinsing reduces the increased risk of tooth decay associated with brackets and wires that catch food.
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As an orthodontic office we have one simple objective in mind: making sure that our patients and staff are always safe. This objective has been at the center of creating policies and procedures that will ensure the safety and well-being of all people that walk through our front doors.
At Advanced Orthodontic Care, Dr. Robert Rudman offers all the treatment options he knows will be safe and effective for our patients. He knows which treatments work because he has been creating beautiful, healthy smiles for decades! We’re really excited about the newest orthodontic addition at our practice: INBRACE lingual braces.
A bad bite – what orthodontists call "malocclusion" – is an assessment of the way the upper and lower teeth come together. When they overlap inharmoniously, then the orthodontist considers that a bad bite. There are many possible causes, including congenital conditions of the jaws, genetics, injury, thumb-sucking and other developmental problems, and more. Malocclusion may originate with the teeth only, or it may involve misalignment of the jaws. An experienced Denver and Stapleton-area orthodontist, Dr.
Life with braces feels a little different! You'll need to care for your braces so that food doesn't get stuck around all of the wires and brackets where they'll cause decay. You'll also need to be careful about what you eat so that you don't damage, bend or break your braces. It's also really important to come to all of your scheduled appointments at our practice so that your treatment stays on track. At the end, you'll have a beautiful, attractive and healthy smile to show for it!
Many patients struggle with the decision to get braces. Although your smile will look great when the treatment is over, you may be concerned about "metal mouth."
Millions of people have been treated with Invisalign®. These clear, customized aligners work similarly to braces – that is, they gradually move the teeth over time, with minor adjustments, until the desired alignment is reached.