Category Archives: Orthodontics

It’s Not Too Late for Smile Improvements

If you’re an adult who thinks your chance at achieving a beautiful smile has passed you by because you didn’t have braces as a child, fear not — there are options for you. And for those of you who had braces during childhood but your teeth have relapsed because you quit wearing your retainer, there’s […]

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Heading off Orthodontic Problems at the Pass

Many is the time that the good guys in Western movies get one step ahead of the bad guys to thwart disaster. If orthodontic treatment was a Western, the orthodontists would be the good guys or gals, and malocclusion (bad bite) would play the role of the bad guys. Instead of horses and guns, we […]

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Orthodontics Can Assist in Treating Airway Issues

Hundreds of studies through the years have shown that maintaining good oral health can promote improved overall health. Now there’s a body of evidence that suggests orthodontic treatment may improve more than just malocclusions and jaw discrepancies, but address other health issues as well. More orthodontists are looking at the relationship between craniofacial development and […]

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What Are the Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?

Cases of congenitally missing teeth aren’t uncommon, but patients who are missing permanent teeth often are quite concerned that a beautiful smile is out of their reach. We are happy to report that this is not the case. There is a solution for patients who are missing some of their permanent teeth. What are Congenitally […]

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This DIY Braces Craze is NOT on Fleek

In the ever-changing world of pop culture, trends come and go. But one trend gaining momentum is anything but “lit” or “on fleek.” People are trying to fix orthodontic problems on their own with “DIY Braces” instead of consulting a professional, and more orthodontists are seeing patients who have caused damage to their teeth by […]

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Studies Show Orthodontic Treatment May Improve Posture & Balance

Two new studies have found that those who have poor posture and balance issues may find relief in the orthodontist’s office. Spanish and Austrian researchers identified a relationship between malocclusion (bad bite) and a person’s ability to control their posture and balance, according to Science Daily. The studies offer conclusive data about the connection between […]

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Protect Your Orthodontic Investment. Avoid Oral Piercings

You’ve gone through a couple of years of braces to fix your overbite and get those crooked teeth beautifully aligned. Now you’re thinking about an oral piercing to enhance your smile. Not so fast! There are lots of ways to express yourself and your individuality. But if you’ve invested in orthodontic treatment to improve your […]

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Gap-Toothed Grins: An Open and Closed Case

Many actors, musicians and models don’t mind the gap when it comes to their smiles. In fact, their gap-toothed grins are among their most well known characteristics for some stars. The technical term for the space between the front teeth that celebrities including actress Uzo Aduba, singer Becky G, and models Lily Aldridge and Georgia […]

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Newpark Orthodontics is ringing in the new year in style!

The New year is right around the corner! We’re well into the season for generosity, goodwill, and giving, not to mention cookies, cakes, and candy.  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably still recovering from your holiday hangover! Your friends here at Newpark Orthodontics have compiled a list of 10 teeth-healthy treats for you to […]

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