When is the best time to get braces?
30 December 2015
If you are a parent of a primary school aged child, you may notice that more children seem to be getting braces in the primary school years. There are several reasons why younger children might benefit more from braces compared to older children.
Early advent of puberty
The average age of puberty has evolved, and many children experience it earlier than their parents did. Orthodontics are easiest and most effective to place during adolescence, once adult teeth have erupted but the jaw is still growing.
Important Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon before a Procedure is Performed
14 December 2015
An orthopedic surgeon is one who specializes in the musculoskeletal system, or the bones and muscles together. They're often visited by athletes, gymnasts and others who put undue stress on the joints and muscles at the same time. If you've been told by an orthopedic surgeon that you need a procedure performed, you may ask about recovery time and if the surgery will hurt, but you may overlook some other important questions as well.