Have you ever wondered just how long braces have been around and how they have come to be the way they are today? As far back as 500 B.C., Greek scholars such as Hippocrates and Aristotle have thought about ways to straighten teeth, but no progress was made in the field until the early 1900’s. … Continue reading “History of the Model “T” of Braces | From Soldered to Invisible”
At Klein and Walker Orthodontics, we don’t have to tell you that keeping your teeth clean during treatment is very important. Braces have a habit of collecting additional food while eating that can cause a multitude of problems if not cared for correctly. So you don’t offend others with unsightly food caught on your braces, … Continue reading “Five Tips for Cleaning Braces in Overland Park and Olathe KS”
Gum disease can become a big problem for people as they grow older. Luckily, it doesn’t just happen by accident, and if you know a little about what causes it, you’ll be better able to avoid it in the long run. As unpleasant as it may be to think about, our mouths aren’t the cleanest … Continue reading “Averting a Plaque Attack”
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Orthodontists and team at Klein Walker Orthodontics will be joining the world in acknowledging Earth Day on April 22nd as a way to demonstrate our support for environmental protections. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 among two thousand colleges and universities, approximately 10.000 primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the US. Twenty … Continue reading “Celebrate Earth Day with Klein Walker Orthodontics”
If you pay close attention to popular culture and celebrities, you may have noticed many celebrities wear braces, Tom Cruise included. Why did Tom wear braces? The center of his two front teeth did not line up with the center of his nose and upper lip. There is nothing medically wrong with this condition. However, … Continue reading “Midline Discrepancy – How It Changes Your Appearance”
The Baby Boomers are a generation like no other. In addition to growing up in the tumultuous sixties and seventies, they were the first to experience the full benefit of modern medicine, changing attitudes about nutrition and exercise, and the advent of plastic surgery. As a result, they have been able to maintain a youthful … Continue reading “Baby Boomer Smile – The Finishing Touch”
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