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Category Archives: Adult Orthodontics

Woman putting orthodontic clear braces on her teeth

Learn the Pros and Cons of Alternative Types of Braces

Finding out that you need braces likely isn’t at the top of anyone’s wish list. Despite the health and cosmetic benefits of braces, they tend to get a bad reputation. When you think about braces, you probably think of the classic metal design. But did you know there are several types of braces available to…

A person smiling while wearing their retainer after braces treatment.

Straight Talk: Which Retainer is Best for You After Braces?

Getting your braces off is a moment you’ll look forward to, no doubt about it! But it’s not the end of your orthodontic treatment – you’ll need to wear a retainer for a while to keep your teeth aligned. There are several types of retainers on the market today, so which is the best retainer…

Start Your Cleveland Summer Off with a Beautiful Smile!

Wondering what to do in Cleveland this summer? There’s so shortage of fun events, especially during the summer festival season. From the Hessler Street Fair to the Labor Day Oktoberfest, Cleveland is an exciting place to be this season, and Dr. Andy can make your summer even better with a beautiful smile through orthodontics! Finding…

The History of Tooth Crowding

According to the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, researchers recently discovered a certain hunter-gatherer population near the eastern Anatolia region and found that the structure of jaw bones in human populations changes over time. Upon examination, these hunter-gatherers’ mouths revealed proper alignment between the lower jaw and teeth. Researchers then compared this to a transitional…