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 »