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The technical term for a “bad bite” is a malocclusion. There are many different types of malocclusions depending on what the exact nature of the problem. Sometimes, a poor bite only develops on one side of the mouth instead of both sides. This situation, which is commonly known as a crossbite, happens because of an … Continue reading “Striving for Symmetry”
School is out in most parts of the country and summer vacation will soon be here. Do you know what to do if you have an orthodontic emergency while you are out of town, on vacation, or away at camp? Here are some tips from Dr. Michael Klein. Fortunately, most problems with your braces don’t … Continue reading “How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies”
Have you ever given any thought to what it actually means to have a “perfect” smile? Most people when asked this question will conjure up mental images of models and Hollywood actors with dazzling teeth. However, there is an actual medical definition of the way the teeth are meant to fit together. The word “occlusion” … Continue reading “Avoiding a Crowd”
At Klein Orthodontics, we think about how many processes of the human body take place unconsciously. As we make our way through the day, we are constantly breathing, blinking, keeping our balance, and doing a thousand other tiny things we never give a second thought. One such unconscious behavior is the way we chew and … Continue reading “Tongue Thrusts Raise Havoc While Kids Are Growing”
At our orthodontic office, our number one concern is our patients. No matter what time of year or type of sport or form of athletics, make sure your kids are properly protected. We support the American Association of Orthodontics during Sport Safety month in their efforts to help raise awareness among parents and patients to increase … Continue reading “Use a Mouth Guard to Save Your Teeth”
Any day is a great day to flash a beautiful smile. You don’t have to be a movie star to have your teeth straightened before a special occasion in Olathe or Overland Park KS. Everyone wants to look good for their prom, senior pictures, graduation, applying for a job or like Kathryn Heigl… getting married. … Continue reading “Famous Actress Straightens Her Teeth”
Adults all over the world are more conscious today about their appearance and your smile is one of the first features people notice. According to an Invisalign survey, 74 % of American women and men believe that an attractive smile is important for getting their dream job, while 84 % fell it is critical for … Continue reading “Klein Orthodontics puts braces on patients of all ages”
Missing permanent teeth or premature loss of baby teeth is one reason why the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends an orthodontic consultation for children beginning at age 7. The upper lateral incisors, second premolars and third molars (wisdom teeth) are the teeth most likely to fail to develop or erupt. Heredity is considered a … Continue reading “Questions About Missing Teeth”
Good dental care with routine maintenance can be costly, especially if you don’t have dental insurance. The American Dental Association (ADA) and orthodontist Dr. Michael Klein at Klein Orthodontics recommend you see your dentist twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. If you take good care of your teeth on a regular basis with … Continue reading “How Effective Is a WaterPik When Wearing Braces in Olathe and Overland Park KS?”