Zurcher Orthodontics

4 Appliances that Straighten Teeth (Without Braces)

Many would consider a beautiful smile synonymous with straight teeth, but some are not prepared to wear braces for an extended period of time to achieve this goal. Luckily, fixed orthodontic braces are not the only option to achieve straight teeth. There are a few dental problems that can be corrected without braces. If you … Read more

Why You Need to Stop Your Child from Sucking their Thumb

Your children will have developed the habit of sucking their thumb as a way to cope with stress, for entertainment or to lull themselves to sleep. This not a habit they should take past the age of 5 or 6 years old as it could have negative effects on the child’s teeth that will result … Read more

Why Jaw Surgery may be a Necessary Treatment for You

It is uncommon that issues with bite or the alignment of the teeth cannot be corrected using today’s dental and orthodontic treatments. However, corrective jaw surgery may be recommended if there are skeletal and dental irregularities. Corrective jaw surgery is not as complex or serious as its name makes it out to be. It can … Read more

The 5 Most Common Teeth Straightening Methods (With Braces)

When it comes to the various options available to patients who want to straighten their teeth, braces are the most common and most associated method. What people might not know is that there are many different types of braces that can do the job; some of which will not earn you the nickname ‘Brace Face’. … Read more

All You Need to Know about Retainers

An orthodontic journey does not start and end with braces. After your one or two year process of wearing braces is over, the next stage of treatment is retention. Once the braces are removed, it is important to maintain the results the braces have achieved, instead of leaving the teeth to shift back into their … Read more