HELP BUTTON

How to Deal with Orthodontic (Emergencies)

UPDATED 25-7-18

When it comes to orthodontic emergencies, they can be broken down into two categories: minor and major. Minor emergencies can generally be treated at home with a few supplies. Things that you may already have while major emergencies require the help of an orthodontist who is specialized in this type of treatment. Luckily, individuals who have braces are not often faced with severe circumstances that would require immediate care. Discomfort and general inconveniences are a normal part of having orthodontic treatment. Let’s examine a few common problems and potential solutions for minor and major emergencies.

Read more

woman thinking

What is a TAD mini screw? {FACTS}

A TAD mini screw is a highly effective dental procedure that can be used to align teeth, but many people are unaware of their existence. These little-understood devices can actually be an extremely helpful part of your orthodontic treatment. Here’s what you need to know about temporary anchorage devices.

Read more

sad woman

Can I Consider Further Treatment [after My Braces Are off?]

Something about teeth brackets makes people look at you funny. They do so because they do not know how much effort and time you invest in them just to have a beautiful smile in the end. You can’t floss right, and the wires constantly bother you. Overwhelming excitement abounds when the time to remove them comes.

Read more

Invisalign aligner

How Do I Clean My Invisalign?

Invisalign is a revolutionary teeth straightening process. It uses aligners made of thermoplastic that are uniquely designed to match the teeth of each patient. Over the course of approximately one year, the patient will change their aligners just about every two weeks.

Read more

Invisalign aligner

Invisalign Express for Upper Teeth – The Truth

A smile is worth a thousand words. A gorgeous smile with perfectly straight teeth is an important asset that can put the people around you at ease and show them that you care. However, some people have teeth that are uneven, crooked or crowded. As a result, these people may try to hide their smile from other people as often as possible because they are embarrassed by their teeth. Read more

smile

Smile. Be Someone’s Reason To Smile

smile

A smile brightens wherever you are, from a hospital room to a ballroom. furthermore Think of all the portraits of famous people you know of, and the way their smile lights up their face. Famous portraits without smiles would likely be even more attractive with one. You are the reason for someone to smile, and maybe many. when you think of those who give you happy, you might pause before showing your teeth due to insecurity about their appearance. Now there is no need to be embarrassed by your teeth, whether they are crooked, stained, or missing. With the following treatments, a competent orthodontist can transform your grin into a dazzling expression of joy that others will admire.

Missing teeth

An orthodontic office does not typically perform surgery to provide dental implants or remove broken teeth. However, a gap between teeth can be filled by having the patient wear braces to move teeth into desired positions. Newly-created gaps from moved teeth will be less noticeable and can be treated with a bridge.

Turned teeth

Teeth can tip or twist, in some cases almost horizontally. Due to good orthodontics, they can be pulled upright into a straight position with the help of braces. As a result adjoining teeth settle into their correct positions and balance them in an aesthetically pleasing way.

Embedded teeth

Sometimes a tooth will fail to emerge at the proper time, like a permanent tooth that remains buried in the gum tissue or soft palate of the mouth. Another thing is, an orthodontist can apply a tiny chain that helps to gently pull the tooth into its designated place.

If you think your teeth could be more attractive, contact King Orthodontics for a consultation. With professional treatment, your smile will become even more dazzling to others.

King Orthodontics
400 East Dayton
Yellow Springs Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
Phone: (937) 878-1561
https://www.kingssmiles.com

Smile. Be Someone’s Reason To Smile 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1 (28-ounce) can no-salt- added tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil 15 minutes or until blackened. Place pepper halves in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 15 minutes. Peel and chop peppers.
  3. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cumin and next 4 ingredients (through garlic); cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add bell peppers, broth, squash, and tomatoes; bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans; simmer 25 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with green onions.

Recipe from Cooking Light

Eating with Braces

If you’ve been seeing an orthodontist for any length of time and you are preparing for corrective dental measures, you’ve probably been told at least once of a laundry list of foods you can’t eat. Braces of all types have restrictions on diet, usually because certain foods can damage or get inextricably stuck in the apparatus. Foods like caramels, seeds, popcorn, all can damage your braces or just get frustratingly wedged between teeth or wires, causing discomfort at best or a trip to your orthodontist for repairs at worst.

Fortunately, there are many delicious recipes available for you to enjoy, regardless of dietary or dental restrictions. This three-bean vegetarian chili is a great way to add some spice to your life without messing up your braces or hurting your teeth.

Healthy eating is an important part of any sensible lifestyle, but it’s doubly important when you’re enhancing the smile of yourself or a loved one. Even if you’re working with Invisalign trays instead of conventional aligners, this three-bean vegetarian chili recipe will still be a family favorite and one you can enjoy without worrying about how it will affect your progress.

Focusing on healthy, easy-to-eat foods is a great way to get proper nutrition, but it also helps relieve the stress of worrying about if a food is treatment-acceptable. Having an arsenal of family-approved recipes like this chili will go a long way to ensuring a happy crew, regardless of what their dietary restrictions might be. This hearty chili is easy to prepare, makes more than enough for leftovers for the next day’s lunch or dinner, and best of all, it’s incredibly delicious.

Call Us Today

In Ohio, adults, teenagers and children can visit King Orthodontics to have a complimentary consultation with an orthodontist. At our facilities, we have two experts, including:

• Dr. Sam King
• Dr. Jack King

We have two offices where we examine and treat patients, and you can call:

• Fairborn – 937-433-0830
• Centerville – 937-433-0830

Our patients are treated with customized orthodontia that includes:

• Invisalign – for teens or adults
• Clear braces – made of color-matching ceramic materials
• Metal – traditional metal brackets and wires

Schedule an appointment with us today for a complete evaluation to learn about the type of orthodontia required for you or your child’s teeth, and remember to ask about our recipe for vegan sweet potato soup.

King Orthodontics, 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324

Phone: (937) 878-1561 Fax: (937) 433-9530

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

What does Braces Treatment Mean? [for the Emerging Musician]

Kids who play music often feel they will be limited to certain instruments after getting braces. Obviously, young musicians who play string instruments, piano, or percussion will not suffer any negative effects from braces. On the other hand, musicians who favor certain brass or woodwind instruments might find that their ability to play is negatively impacted by braces. Using wind instruments while wearing braces can be uncomfortable and will require adjustments to playing style.

Read more

Braces can be Fashionably Customized

Braces Colors

Braces are becoming a highly fashionable way of restoring impeccable tooth alignment. Orthodontists are offering amazing options using a braces color selector that offers exciting new options for fashion-conscious individuals. Currently, patients are no longer confined to the standard metal braces and brackets. They are still extremely effective, but they are not the only option for discreet patients or patients who want to add an element of flair and style. Nowadays, dental patients can request products that suit their personalities and their lifestyles. Skilled orthodontists have the ability to make fashionable corrective practices work.

The Variation of Braces Colors

Patients can choose from a broad selection of braces colors even for the standard metal braces. They can choose warm colors such as soft blue to accent their denim jeans or shirt colors. Traditional braces are made of stainless steel, which is a sturdy texture that brings forth optimum results. It is still one of the most effective textures for pulling the teeth into perfect alignment. Modern stainless steel braces can have a wide variety of tints and hues such as gold, purple, yellow or blue. Additionally, the metal braces of today are much smaller and lighter than the ones that dentists used in earlier days. Lingual braces can go behind the teeth as a means of hiding the device. Self-ligating braces are available for patients who need to feel a high level of comfort. These special braces make it possible for the patient to visit the office less for tightening.

What are Clear Braces?

Clear braces are an amazing option for dental patients who do not want other people to know that they are using corrective devices. Patients have several options for such braces. Damon Clear braces are a version of clear braces that have the self-ligating feature. Invisalign is another wonderful alternative correction method. The Invisalign system consists of plastic aligners that the person can remove to brush his or her teeth and eat meals. Invisalign adds a whole new dimension to convenience. Additionally, Invisalign is virtually invisible. Therefore, tooth alignment restoration is a private matter between the dentist and his or her patient.

King Orthodontics

King Orthodontics is dedicated to giving patients the smile of their lives. The facility has been in business for many years, providing dental clients with effective corrective strategies and treatment. Any person who is suffering from a cross bite, under bite, overbite, gap or warped teeth can come into this reliable firm and develop a treatment plan for the condition. Specialists are available to discuss the multitude of options that are available. King Orthodontics services residents of the Centerville, Fairborn and surrounding areas.

King Orthodontics, 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324

Phone: (937) 878-1561 Fax: (937) 433-9530

Braces can be Fashionably Customized

 

Orthodontics: An Insight

Orthodontic Treatment and What it Entails…

King Orthodontics

nectarous via Compfight cc

Orthodontics is a medical field that specializes in correcting various teeth defects and offers various services such as fixing of braces to correct teeth related problems. Orthodontic treatment thus entails the incorporation of the recent technological advancement all in an aim geared towards offering better solutions to its patients. China has been ranked as one of the top countries that are offering these services in the whole world.

In explaining about orthodontic treatment, one needs to know the importance of this service and the possible consequences if this service is not administered. In addition to that, it is also equally important to know the various forms of administering this service. Some of the importances of carrying out this service to a patient includes, help in correcting teeth misalignments. Some of the cases that comes in with teeth misalignments includes, over biting which is a case experienced when the upper jaw is bigger than the lower jaw. The reverse of the above case is under biting which is a case when the lower jaw is bigger than the upper jaw.

It also helps in correcting cases of overlapping of teeth which may cause the victim to bite the tongue while chewing  or when talking .Crooked teeth can also be corrected using this method. The age of fixing these braces varies in different people; many people fix these braces immediately when these defects start appearing while others prefer to correct the defect at a later date. In extreme cases, fixing of the wrong braces has resulted in teeth removal. Teeth removal on the other hand comes with its own complications which are discussed below.

It tends to change the shape of the face as well as the size of both the upper and the lower lips, it is thus important to correct these defects at an early stage as a precautionary measure. Before fixing these braces one should weigh both fixing of these braces and use of other dental appliances. Second to that, the choice of the type of braces should be done by professionals as fixing of the wrong braces can call for teeth removal .The process of teeth treatment or teeth removal sometimes proves to be an uphill task, this implies that close examination is required before the process  starts. This examination makes use of beam of rays which may impact negatively on the patient’s health.

How to Find an Orthodontist Near Me

Some of the complications that come in with use of these radioactive rays include, frequent headaches as well as loss of memory. Gamma rays have been proven by many specialists to trigger cancer cells which cause uncontrolled growth of body cells. Some examples of these braces includes the lingual braces, ceramic braces and lastly though not the least the Invisalign braces .Lingual braces are preferred by many patients as well as parents since they are invisible. In most cases the lingual braces are fixed on the upper set of teeth while on the other hand the ceramic braces are fixed on the lower set of teeth.

Kings Orthodontics offers a wide range of orthodontic treatments. Set up an appointment with us for expert advice on your orthodontic needs.

King Orthodontics, 400 East Dayton, Yellow Springs Rd. Fairborn, OH 45324

Phone: (937) 878-1561 Fax: (937) 433-9530

Orthodontics: An Insight