Stamford OrthodonticsDr. Steve Cagliostro joined the practice in July 2016. Orthodontic treatment can resolve a number of bite problems, which often become evident by around age 7. These include underbite, crossbite or excessive overbite, where upper and lower teeth don't close in the proper position; open bite, where a space remains between top and bottom teeth when the jaws are closed; and crowding or excessive spacing, where teeth are spaced too close together or too far apart.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science, Summa cum Laude in Biology in 1985, Dr. Burzin attended Stony Brook's School of Dental Medicine in Long Island, NY. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, with honors, in 1989 and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society.
The sucking reflex is natural in early childhood; it usually disappears between ages 2 and 4. But if it persists much later, the pressure of the digit on the front teeth and the upper jaw can actually cause the teeth to move apart and the jaws to change shape.
Dr. Giannoutsos's offices are located at 73 Redding Road in Georgetown, CT, and 10 Mott Avenue, in Norwalk, Ct. The hours vary based on location. Our goal is to produce beautiful healthy smiles, with proper alignment of the mouth and jaw. By correcting the skeletal problems and working with the baby teeth at a younger age the orthodontist can prepare the mouth for the eventual eruption of the permanent teeth.
The headgear is used to correct a protrusion of the upper or lower jaw. The American Dental Association states that in some cases, orthodontists may choose to use surgery to modify the teeth and jaw. Six Month Smiles is quicker than traditional orthodontics, which can last from one to two years, because it focuses on adjusting primarily the front teeth.
In addition to their good looks, Howard's patients enjoyed his sunny personality and they often visited his office years later to see him. Our focus is entirely on helping both adults and children have a healthy and straight smile. Braces may be used in conjunction with other orthodontic appliances to help with making corrections to a person's bite.
All patient reviews represent the opinions of the patients who provide them. Our doctors and orthodontic team go to extreme lengths to make our patients feel comfortable. Dental implants, Zoom whitening, invisalign, TMJ disorders, full dental exams, orthodontic, oral facial pain, crowns, fillings, root canals, and more.
Shiney Smiles orthodontics is the only place I would recommend my friends and family for orthodontics. Dr. Burzin considers it a privilege to be trusted with his patients' oral health and believes that the work he does truly makes a difference in his patients' lives.
By correcting the skeletal problems at a younger age we can prepare the mouth for the eventual eruption of the permanent teeth. Pressure is applied by Clear Aligners using a variety of orthodontic hardware (appliances), the most common being a brace or bracket attached to the teeth and connected by an arch wire.