Advanced Orthodontic Care Blog

Orthodontist serving Stapleton, Denver, Cherry Creek & Nearby Areas of Colorado

June 05, 2020

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.

May 27, 2020

 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.

April 13, 2020

A young woman wearing a bright yellow turtleneck points at her smileThere 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.

March 23, 2020

Close up of a young person cleaning beneath their braces with a cone brushBraces 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.

March 12, 2020

To our patients,

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.

February 26, 2020

Close up of an inbrace lingual smartwireAt 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.

January 14, 2020

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.

December 20, 2019

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!

December 17, 2019

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."

November 26, 2019

Young blonde woman smiling and holding up an Invisalign alignerMillions 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.