The Causes of Crooked Teeth

No matter how well we care for our smiles, there are still things in the world today that can cause crooked teeth. This is quite unfortunate, because a misaligned smile can lower the self-esteem and make life difficult--especially because it can promote dental issues and even make biting and eating tough. To help you know a little more about a... read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights With Braces Maintenance

Although not all braces are equal in the maintenance they require, it is highly recommended to take the time to care for and clean your braces so they can continue to correct your smile. Take your oral health care to new heights with brace maintenance. For more information about cleaning braces, see below: - In order to best serve your... read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Orthodontic Braces

Not all orthodontic treatments are designed in the same fashion, but the quest for straightening smiles remains true with all of them. If you would like to straighten your teeth with a set of braces, it is important to weigh all options and needs you may have along with your jaw health, dental profile, and age, before you and your... read more »

The Three Stages of Invisalign®

Invisalign® is an innovative orthodontic treatment that can aid you in accomplishing the ultimate smile. It’s a wonderful choice for those with minor misalignment issues, particularly because the appliance used is barely noticeable to an informal bystander! The Invisalign treatment in Scottsdale, Arizona includes the subsequent three steps: Step 1: Your orthodontist, Dr. Michael Bowen will start by taking X-rays... read more »

Do You Know the Benefits of a Straight Smile?

Do you know the benefits of a straight smile? Getting your teeth straightened is one preferred way to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to care for all areas of your mouth easier, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease.... read more »

A Retainer Will Be Needed After Your Child’s Braces Have Been Removed

Now that the routine braces adjustments have finally brought your child’s teeth into proper alignment, they can be removed. However, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the ligaments holding each tooth in its socket. To ensure their teeth remain in this new position, your son or daughter will need to use a retainer. Without it,... read more »

Invisalign®: The Simple Solution

For those who have misaligned teeth or a bad bite, gaining a straight, beautiful, healthy smile doesn’t have to be stressful. With Invisalign® in Scottsdale, Arizona, you’ll know what to expect during the entire process. To begin the Invisalign process, have a consultation with Dr. Michael Bowen and discuss your needs and goals. Our orthodontist will evaluate your smile and... read more »