An orthodontist is a specialist in straightening teeth and aligning jaws. They have advanced training in orthodontics and spend 100% of their time helping patients achieve healthier smiles and better self-esteem by identifying, preventing and treating bad bites (malocclusions).
Orthodontic treatment is a partnership between the patient and the orthodontist. While the orthodontist provides the expertise, treatment plan, and appliances to straighten teeth and align jaws, it’s the patient who’s the key to success. TAO orthodontists are ready to partner with you to align your teeth and jaw for a healthy and beautiful smile. --- El tratamiento de ortodoncia es una colaboración entre el paciente y el ortodoncista. El ortodoncista aporta el conocimiento, el plan de tratamiento, y los aparatos necesarios para alinear los dientes y la mandíbula, sin embargo el paciente es la clave del éxito. Los ortodoncistas de TAO estámos listos para colaborar contigo y alinear tus dientes y tu mandíbula para que tengas una sonrisa hermosa y sana.
Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), often offered by your employer, allow you to set aside money for qualifying health care expenses for yourself, your spouse and eligible dependents. In most cases you can use your HSA or FSA for eligible orthodontic treatment. Learn more at the AAO blog: www.aaoinfo.org/blog/can-i-use-my-hsa-or-fsa-for-orthodontic-treatment//
Thanks to advances in technology, just about every type of treatment is relatively fast. You can help things along by keeping your scheduled appointments, taking care of your appliances, and following your orthodontists instructions. The sooner you start your orthodontic treatment, the sooner you’ll have that brilliant, healthy smile you’ve always wanted. Find a TAO orthodontist near you: www.texasortho.org/listings
An impacted tooth is one that is trapped in the gum tissue or bone and doesn’t properly come in, often because there’s no room for it to erupt correctly. When teeth are coming in, they might come in sideways or crooked, and then push the other teeth out of place. An impacted tooth has the potential to cause a malocclusion, or a “bad bite.” A visit with an orthodontic specialist can identify and correct these kinds of problems, so visit a TAO certified doctor today! www.texasortho.org/listings