Tag: Orthodontics

What Are These White Spots On My Child’s Teeth?

Those are white spot lesions! Let’s talk a bit about why they happen and what we can do about them. What Are White Spot Lesions (WSLs)? White spot lesions are simply areas of decalcification of our enamel. Before we have a true cavity (a… Continue Reading “What Are These White Spots On My Child’s Teeth?”

Maintaining Space in the Primary Dentition

When it comes to children, maintaining the amount of space available in their arch is very important. If space is not maintained, the permanent teeth may not have room to erupt, causing long-term problems that may have complications in the future – such as… Continue Reading “Maintaining Space in the Primary Dentition”

Dr. Angle’s Orthodontic Classification

Who was Dr. Angle? Considered the ‘father of orthodontics,’ Dr. Angle was the first to develop a classification system for orthodontics. According to Dr. Angle, the first molars were the foundation of the arches. The classification system therefore is based off the relationship between… Continue Reading “Dr. Angle’s Orthodontic Classification”