Making You #GOsmile This Week

Where did the summer #GO?  Hard to believe it is almost the end of summer and soon those school bells will ring. It has been a busy summer at Gulland Orthodontics. We are thankful for all the new friends we have met and happy for those who started their journey to a fabulous #GOsmile!  Of course, when the braces go... read more »

How to Select an Orthodontist

When it comes to you or your child’s smile and bite, you have one opportunity to get it right.  You have choices when it comes to orthodontic offices and the challenge to select the right one may seem daunting.  Making the right decision can be greatly enhanced by understanding and utilizing the following criteria in your selection process. Talk to... read more »

What About My Wisdom Teeth?

Whether is it before braces or after braces, I am often asked about wisdom teeth.  Wisdom teeth, which are sometimes called “third molars”, usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25, that is if they can erupt.  Some people have wisdom teeth that erupt without any problems; however, in many cases, there is not enough room for these teeth... read more »

Braces and Insurance – What You Need to Know

Good dental health is important in one’s overall well-being.  Orthodontics is one way of achieving and maintaining your dental health. Most medical plans do not provide dental coverage. One notable exception can be for extraction of wisdom teeth or orthognathic (jaw) surgery. However, medical plans do not typically cover orthodontic treatment. The good news, though, is dental coverage can sometimes... read more »

Braces and Sports – Can I Still Play?

“Can I still play my favorite sport when I have braces”?  We get asked this question a lot!  At Gulland Orthodontics we feel braces help you play your favorite sport even better! But that is a theory we are still working to prove. Let us know what you think! In reality, you can play any sport while wearing braces. However,... read more »