Category Archives: overbite

3 Tips for Recognizing TMJ Disorders

by Dr. Gemmi on October 12, 2017

You probably know a friend or family member who has a Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder, but do you really understand what it is? And most importantly would you recognize the symptoms of it if you were to experience it? How do you know if that twinge in the jaw is something serious or not? Here are 3 tips for recognizing and treating TMJ Disorders: The TMJ joints are on either side of the back of your jaw and are responsible for the proper movement of the lower mandible. There is...

Read More

What Your Bite Says About Your Health

by Dr. Gemmi on September 16, 2017

Orthodontic treatment can be expensive and you may be wondering if you really need to get them. You may be tempted to brush it off as an aesthetic issue, but the condition of your bite can forecast a lot of problems your dental health today and in the future. Orthodontic treatment can be expensive and you may be wondering if you really need to get them. You may be tempted to brush it off as an aesthetic issue, but the condition of your bite can forecast a lot of problems your dental...

Read More

8 Tips for Picking the Right Color for Your Braces

by Dr. Gemmi on August 30, 2017

Let’s be honest. No one loves wearing braces, but we are willing to endure it because of the promise of a healthier, more beautiful smile. But did you know that you don’t have to be resigned to just plain metal braces during your orthodontic treatment. Teens in high school and college especially will love the chance to make their braces unique. Adding fun colors to your braces can make you feel more comfortable wearing them and boost your confidence. And if you have an artistic soul...

Read More

Why Ignoring Your Overbite Can Lead to a Slippery Slope

by Dr. Gemmi on July 28, 2017

It is truly amazing how the human body works. Every part or system in our bodies is interconnected and when one is off line you can feel the effects in more than just the initial trouble spot. Take for instance your teeth. Many people see the appearance of their smile to just be an aesthetic thing, but how your smile looks can affect not only your oral health but also your facial structure as well as your overall health. While your overbite might seem like it is just a small physical...

Read More

Request Appointment