What is Interceptive (Early) Treatment?
Parents may be surprised if a dentist recommends seeing an orthodontist when their child still has as many baby teeth as permanent teeth. Having your child seen by an orthodontist by age 7 – a recommendation supported by the American Association of Orthodontists – can help uncover possible dental and jaw growth issues like crowding, crossbites and other more serious concerns. Treating these problems early can prevent them from worsening as your child grows, possibly reducing time in braces as a teenager and potentially preventing the need for more invasive treatments such [...] Read More
We are happy to welcome our valued patients back to the office this as we reopen under the guidelines of the governor’s office. Hygiene and safety have always been a priority at our office and we will be taking additional measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff during this time.
In an effort to maintain social distancing and in accordance with state guidelines, we will limit the use of our waiting room areas. When coming in for an appointment, we ask that you call upon arrival and wait in [...] Read More
Does your teen avoid smiling because they don’t like their teeth? An adolescent’s smile can actually have a profound effect on their self esteem and even impact their social skills. Further, according to a research study out of Webster University, a confident smile can be seen as even more attractive than traditional good looks.
We know that our teens are super conscious of their image. Just look at the number of selfies they take, and how much time they spend liking, commenting and sharing their friends’ photos on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram. That’s why when teens come to Danzer [...] Read More
These days you can do almost anything with the click of a button. Order school supplies. Get a ride across town. Watch your favorite movie. Schedule a delivery. It seems like every day there’s a newer and easier way to do almost everything. We’ve been programmed to accept that anything can be ordered online and delivered right to our front door.
However, at Danzer Orthodontics, there is one thing that we believe doesn’t have an easy online replacement: orthodontic treatment. There is no match for orthodontic treatment provided [...] Read More
You are well on your way to the smile you always wanted now that you have your braces. In order to maintain the braces and your pearly whites, there are some things you need to know about how to appropriately brush them and we are here to help explain just how!
First things first:
Ideally, you should brush your teeth after every meal. Even without braces, food can get stuck in your teeth and plaque can build up. It becomes a little more challenging with braces because there are more small spaces where food particles or plaque can [...] Read More
“It’s never too late to achieve the confident, beautiful smile you always wanted” says Dr. Danzer. Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age. It is a common misconception that adults cannot receive orthodontic treatment like children and teens. Adult orthodontics is becoming more popular today and now there are more cosmetic choices available. Danzer Orthodontics offers adults multiple state-of-the-art treatment options to suit your needs.
So what kind of treatments are available to adults?
The first orthodontic treatment that may come to mind is the traditional metal braces. [...] Read More