Archive for ‘Treatment Techniques & Appliances’

Suresmile in the Orthodontic Literature


In November 2010, the World Journal of Orthodontics published an article related to the effectiveness and efficiency of Suresmile. Using the scoring system implemented for orthodontic board certification, the study concluded that cases treated with Suresmile achieved better scores than traditional (non-Suresmile) cases.  In addition, the study concluded that the treatment times for Suresmile patients […]

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When is the right time for my child to have orthodontic treatment?


I have met many families over the years who have expressed confusion regarding the correct age for their child to undergo orthodontic treatment. Many of these parents have consulted with several orthodontists and are very confused as to which recommendation to follow. It is my intent, with this blog, to educate parents on this topic […]


Suresmile in the News


In case you missed these impressive mainstream media segments featuring Suresmile, please take the time to watch these attached links to: The Doctors, Good Morning America, and Brink Science channel. The doctor featured on Good Morning America is Dr. Michael Stewart (Atlanta, Georgia). I had the good fortune of being treated by this world class […]


The Suresmile Difference


In any orthodontic treatment, regardless of what type of braces are utilized, the essence of a high-quality outcome relies on the orthodontist’s ability to precisely position the teeth in an ideal alignment and coordinated fit. This challenging task has historically been undertaken by the orthodontist manually manipulating orthodontic archwires (i.e. bending) and/or changing the positions […]


What is Invisalign & Am I a Candidate?


Invisalign is an orthodontic technique that involves moving teeth with a series of clear retainer/tray type appliances, i.e. no braces & wires. Although this product is heavily marketed as applicable & effective for all patients, there is simply more to the story. As an Invisalign “Preferred Provider” and as the most experienced Invisalign practitioner in […]

Why is it important to have an Orthodontic Specialist providing your care?


In this day and age, orthodontic treatment is being offered by more and more dentists that are not recognized as specialists in orthodontics. Unfortunately, the public is not being adequately informed in many cases that their dentist is not the appropriate person to be providing orthodontic treatment. A true orthodontist is a dentist who has […]