Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment
Published on March 29, 2021
Dr. Coleman can successfully correct most orthodontic problems regardless of the patient’s age. But that does not mean that the orthodontic treatment starting age does not matter. As with any decisions regarding health care, it is best to act when time is on your side.
Two-phase orthodontic treatment is a specialized process that encompasses tooth straightening and facial changes. As a child grows, both the upper j...[more]
Preparing For Your First Orthodontic Appointment
Published on March 11, 2021
It is completely normal to feel a bit apprehensive when you first consider going to an orthodontist to correct your smile. Whether your dentist has advised you to seek care from Coleman Orthodontics, or you have decided to do so on your own, there are a few things you can do to prepare for your initial exam with Dr. Coleman.
To prepare for your initial exam is to learn more about orthodontics and understand your option...[more]
When to See an Orthodointist
Published on February 25, 2021
It seems like braces and teenagers go together like peanut butter and jelly. But did you know that children should really be seen by an Orthodontist as early as age seven for an evaluation?
Early diagnosis and treatment by Dr. Coleman can help guide facial development and tooth eruption, thereby preventing more serious problems from occurring later in your child's life. Treating children during early growth stages all...[more]
Dentists and Orthodontists: What is the Difference?
Published on February 09, 2021
Dentists and Orthodontists are the same thing…right?
While your dentist may offer orthodontic services, leading you to assume that he or she is an orthodontist, putting aligners or braces on teeth does not make your dentist an orthodontist.
Dentistry is a broad medical specialty that deals with the teeth, gums, and jaws, while orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on correcting bites. All orthod...[more]
Should You Get Invisalign?
Published on January 26, 2021
If you want a straighter smile but don’t want the look of traditional metal braces, Invisalign is the perfect option for you.
The Invisalign System straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. Not only is Invisalign effective, but the aligners are nearly invisible and can be worn without detection.
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