Crooked teeth and a misaligned jaw are the most common reasons children need orthodontic treatment. Braces for kids apply firm pressure to push the teeth into a straighter position. There are several different types of braces for children, but they all perform the same function. There are other orthodontic devices that may enhance the results […]
A beautiful smile opens up so many doors for people. When a person has an attractive smile, they are considered to be happy, well-educated and confident. It is interesting to note that a person’s smile is about a lot more than just aesthetics. It is actually about living a healthy life. Your teeth play a […]
Both dentists and orthodontists work on their patients’ teeth. Both have medical degrees. But there are some differences, and they stem from the fact that orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry. The American Dental Association recognizes nine specialties within the field of dentistry and “orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics” is one of them. In other words, […]
The overbite is the most common dental disorder in children. The term describes an abnormal overlap of the upper teeth over the lower teeth. An overlap of three to five millimeters is considered normal, while an overlap greater than five millimeters is considered an overbite. When it comes to braces for overbites, there are a […]
Dr. Lach was recently featured in Central Florida Lifestyle for his foundation Smiles for Hope that provides free orthodontic care to underprivileged children in Central Florida.
One of the fastest and easiest ways to enhance your smile is enameloplasty. This procedure can give you a brighter, beautiful smile. Since it’s a cosmetic procedure, it’s designed to improve your smile, and it consists of reshaping your teeth. Many patients don’t have the best smile because they have misshapen teeth, an enameloplasty works […]