How Long Will I Need Braces?

When patients and parents first come to meet with me for an exam and consultation, I know there are three main questions they want to have answered (1) What (if any) treatment is required?, (2) How long will it take?, and (3) How much will it cost? Questions #1 and #3 vary from patient to [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Orthodontics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Life, Your Smile – Trust it to an Orthodontist

  A recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (the AJO-DO) showed that individuals with an ideal smile were viewed as more intelligent and more likely to be hired for a job than those very same people without an ideal smile. 1 Photographs of people with non-ideal smiles [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Orthodontics|0 Comments

The Best Orthodontists in Park City, Utah are Artists Too

The best orthodontists in Park City, Utah know more than just the scientific mechanics of tooth movement. They are artists who's craft is to give you a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. Watch how Dr. Brian Anderson, Summit Orthodontics newest orthodontist, describes what he has learned about orthodontics from being a sculptor. [...]

By | November 14th, 2013|Orthodontics|0 Comments

What is an Orthodontist?

An orthodontist is a dentist who completed 2-3 years of post-graduate specialty training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. All orthodontists are dentists, but only about 6% of dentists are orthodontists.1 Training/Post-Graduate Education Admittance into an orthodontic residency program is very competitive and selective. Dentists who gain admittance into orthodontic specialty programs usually have [...]

By | September 12th, 2013|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Best Orthodontists in Park City, Utah

1830 Prospector Ave Park City, Utah 84060 www.parkcitybraces.com 435-649-6959 Best Known For: Over 40 years of combined experience Invisalign Elite Provider The latest technology Friendly Doctors & Staff Green/Paperless Office People in the Park City area demand the best professionals and Summit Orthodontics provides those. The patients of Summit [...]

By | May 29th, 2013|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Why an Orthodontist?

Why an Orthodontist Video An Orthodontist is a dental speciallist that focuses exclusively on the straightening of teeth, the alignment of bite, and the development of facial form. General dentists fill cavities, place crowns, implant teeth, etc. The above video clip was produced by the American Associations of Orthodontist. Transcript: For over a hundred years, [...]

By | August 6th, 2012|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Orthodontists Recommend Exam by Age 7

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that all children have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age seven.  Orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth while some baby teeth are still present. While your child’s teeth may appear to be straight, there could be a problem that [...]

By | August 4th, 2012|Orthodontics|0 Comments

Dentists: What to Look for in 7-Year-Olds

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that all children have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age seven.  The posterior occlusion is established when the first molars erupt. At that time, one can evaluate the antero-posterior and transverse relationships of the occlusion, as well as discover any functional shifts or crossbites. [...]

By | August 4th, 2012|Orthodontics|0 Comments

What is an Orthodontist?

Orthodontists are specialists in moving teeth and aligning jaws.All orthodontists are dentists first. Out of 100 dental school graduates, only six go on to become orthodontists. There are three steps in an orthodontist’s education: college, dental school and orthodontic residency program. It can take 10 or more years of education after high school to become an [...]

By | August 2nd, 2012|Orthodontics|0 Comments