Learn How Braces Can Improve Your Oral Health

Braces don't just straighten crowded or crooked smiles. They can, in fact, help your smile prevent or assist with a variety of oral health concerns. At the practice of Arizona Orthodontic Centers located in Phoenix, Arizona, we are pleased to work with people to not only beautify their smiles but... Read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Teeth Have Been Corrected with Braces

The progressive tension applied to your teeth during your routine braces adjustments have gradually managed to stretch your periodontal ligaments. Now that this has effectively repositioned your teeth to their correct alignment, Dr. Park can remove your braces. However, there will still be a modest amount of tension in the... Read more »

The Benefits of Invisalign®

Malocclusion is defined as crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. If you have malocclusion, Dr. Park may recommend Invisalign® in Phoenix, Arizona, to help you reach a straight smile. Invisalign is a set of aligners that is designed specifically for your smile. They are worn over the teeth for 20... Read more »

Overcoming Bad Oral Hygiene with Clean Braces

Bad oral hygiene is a problem many individuals face, which can lead to many oral health disorders, including tooth decay and gum disease. If you are currently in the process of receiving orthodontic care, bad oral hygiene can even affect the functionality of your treatments, including braces. Here are some... Read more »

When Is a Pain in Your Jaw an Actual Toothache?

Pain in your teeth can often be the result of a variety of oral health disorders. It can be the result of bruxism, which is teeth grinding while you are unconscious or sleeping, a TMJ disorder, which is a disorder of the joints within a jaw, or it may be... Read more »

Does Your Smile Need to Be Straightened with Orthodontic Care?

Does your smile need to be straightened with orthodontic care? Impairment to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can easily chip or crack, and cause you enamel harm that can... Read more »

A Hawley Retainer Might Be Needed After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Your braces hardware has worked in synergy throughout the course of your routine adjustment sessions at Dr. Park’s Phoenix, Arizona orthodontic clinic to effectively reposition your teeth. Now that this has been done, your teeth are at decreased risk of suffering dental attrition and dental fractures. You can also enjoy... Read more »

Can Your Crooked Smile Be Corrected with Orthodontic Braces?

Can your crooked smile be corrected with orthodontic braces? With our help, our marvelous team can get you on the path to a straighter smile in no time. With braces, you can set crooked teeth straight once more, and repair your misaligned smile. Listed below are some of the spectacular... Read more »

What is Invisalign?

Orthodontics is becoming easier for dentists, orthodontists, and patients everywhere. Thanks to Invisalign, you’ll look better, take better care of your health and spend less time to straighten your teeth than you would with braces. Invisalign has slowly gained popularity since its patent in 1997. Would you like to know... Read more »

How to Handle Some Common Issues with Your Braces

For the most part, wearing braces is problem free and simply a matter of straightening your pearly whites. On occasion though, an issue can crop up that might need attention. Should an issue arise, do you know what to do? Today we are going to take a look at just... Read more »