Advanced Orthodontic Care Blog

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

September 26, 2012

If you are interested in clear braces, the next step is to talk to our experienced dentist, Dr. Robert Rudman in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Rudman offers several different types of braces, including those with clear brackets, as well as Invisalign®.

If you are interested in clear braces, you should:

August 09, 2012

Whether you're in middle school or attending a university, going back to school with any of the various types of braces may be causing you some anxiety. You may be feeling self-conscious, and you may be uncomfortable with other students seeing you in braces for the first time. These feelings are probably experienced by just about anyone who wears braces. Most likely, you will feel more comfortable with your braces in a few days. Here are some tips for going back to school with braces:

July 02, 2012
June 12, 2012

Since people often associate braces with children and adolescents, many adults are uncomfortable at the thought of wearing braces around the workplace and among their peers. However, close to 50% of our patients at Cherry Creek Orthodontics are adults – and 10% of those adults are over the age of 55.

May 16, 2012

In most cases, the need for braces will be obvious. Crooked teeth, gaps between teeth, and a misaligned bite are all common reasons that people seek out braces. Sometimes, a person’s bite problems are so severe that they cause physical pain, but others may have such mild symptoms that they don’t realize they need teeth straightening.

April 11, 2012

Not everyone will need braces, but for many people, straight teeth and a perfect bite do not come naturally. If you take your child in for early orthodontic treatment, braces can sometimes be avoided. Dr. Rudman can help preserve space for your child’s permanent teeth, preventing them from growing in crooked. However, even with these precautions, braces may still become necessary later in life.

March 13, 2012

Nitinol is a metal alloy – or mixture – of nickel and titanium. This type of wire is also known as “memory wire” or “smart wire,” and it can be used as one of the parts of braces.

February 10, 2012

For the right candidates, Invisalign can be a great alternative to metal braces. Your teenager may feel insecure about wearing metal wires and brackets, and Invisalign offers a way to straighten teeth without attracting attention.

There are several benefits of Invisalign, including:

January 02, 2012

A new year can be especially rewarding if your new smile will be revealed in the coming months. Take a moment to congratulate yourself on your progress, and remember that your patience and commitment to life with braces will provide you with straight teeth and a properly aligned bite.

December 28, 2011

Braces themselves are not painful. We find that when we initially move teeth, there is some discomfort. We like to equate it to working out or skiing for the first time in months. You will find that you are sore for the next couple of days. The same applies to braces.