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Why Early Orthodontic Treatment With A Palatal Expander?

palatal expanderEveryone who visits Klein Walker Orthodontics wants to flash a perfect smile. However not everyone is born with perfectly straight teeth. Many subtle problems go unnoticed when checking out someone’s smile. Crooked teeth are more obvious, but how your teeth fit together is just as important when creating a great smile and orthodontic result over the long haul for good dental health. Continue reading Why Early Orthodontic Treatment With A Palatal Expander?

History of the Model “T” of Braces | From Soldered to Invisible

1908-1927-ford-model-t-1Have 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. Though #orthodontics is less than a hundred years old, amazing progress has been made in this relatively short period of time, especially at Klein Walker Orthodontics. Continue reading History of the Model “T” of Braces | From Soldered to Invisible

Celebrate Earth Day with Klein Walker Orthodontics

Klein Walker Orthodontics Earth Day Olathe Overland Park KSOrthodontists 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 million Americans ventured outside for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform. Today, this event is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Continue reading Celebrate Earth Day with Klein Walker Orthodontics

Midline Discrepancy – How It Changes Your Appearance

Tom Cruise wearing bracesIf 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, as a leading man in Hollywood, this flaw in his appearance was enough of an aesthetic problem to warrant treatment. Continue reading Midline Discrepancy – How It Changes Your Appearance

Baby Boomer Smile – The Finishing Touch

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 appearance far longer than any other group (at least most of them have!). However, there is a part of the Fountain of Youth that many boomers may be overlooking—their smiles. Continue reading Baby Boomer Smile – The Finishing Touch