PRESS RELEASE: Phoenix AZ, 21-MAY-2012 – Dunn Orthodontics and Phoenix orthodontist, Dr. Matthew Dunn DDS, are pleased to announce a menu of state-of-the-art devices and techniques that show the latest technology available for orthodontic work. New methods include less pain in sessions, new materials and appliances to use in straightening and beautifying the teeth and
Maintaining a state of great oral hygiene and health is a significant component of remaining healthy and well throughout life. Consumers are often fearful of this need as they feel that the procedures and practices performed for this particular need are expensive and painful to endure. Anyone that is considering this dental health need should
There is a growing concern among consumers today that surrounds the ability to keep their teeth as clean and well cared for as possible. Many patients experience crookedness and unsightly appearances within their mouths which can impact their smile and overall confidence levels. Consumers who are managing this particular aesthetic issue should understand the process
With orthodontic treatment, we have the ability to correct rotated teeth including teeth rotated 180°. The stability of these orthodontically corrected rotations continues to be an area of concern. A recent study in The Angle Orthodontist suggests a new technique to help reduce relapse of rotated teeth using a soft tissue laser.One of the main
While the orthodontic process has become much more comfortable over the years, there will still be some discomfort. Most orthodontists recommend taking either ibuprofen (Advil) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) for pain relief. The decision between the two is usually based on the patient’s preferences. But, is one better than the other? A recent study published in
Absolutely not! There is no age limit for orthodontics. In fact, almost 25% of current orthodontic patients in the United States are adults. There are so many benefits for an adult to get orthodontic treatment. A beautiful new smile is just the beginning. Straight teeth not only look great, they are easier to keep clean.
Conventional wisdom says the best toothbrush is the one that gets used. But, is there one that is better than another for use with braces? An interesting study was recently published in the European Journal of Orthodontics that addressed this issue. Nine different toothbrushes were tested in their efficiency to remove debris around an orthodontic
Congratulations Jeremy for winning the Dunn Orthodontics Best Brace Face Photo Contest. Jeremy won the new 5th generation iPod Nano!
Congratulations to our five finalists in the Best Brace Face Photo Contest: Jeremy Rogers (228 votes) Natalie Steinman (162 votes) Jaden Leavitt (67 votes) Stephanie Kane (65 votes) Crysta Jobski (63 votes). The winner of the iPod will be announced in just a few days. The other four finalists will each receive 25 tokens.
Claims that orthodontic therapy causes temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have been around a long time. Is there truth to these claims? A study published last year in the Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics looked at this topic by evaluating 1011 children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 18. They separated these young people based on