When Should You See An Orthodontist?

We all know how important orthodontic treatments can be.  Yet, many people still struggle with answering the big question: How do I know when it’s time to see an orthodontist?  If you’ve ever asked this question about yourself or your child, don’t worry because you’re not alone. Knowing how to answer this question is crucial Read More

How To Know When Your Child Needs Braces

Braces have become pretty commonplace nowadays.  Did you know that an estimated 4.5 million Americans currently have braces on their teeth?  There’s no doubting how effective braces can be when looking to solve teeth placement issues.  The big question is how to tell when you should consider an orthodontic treatment for your child. This month Read More

Incognito Mode | What Are Lingual Braces?

In past blogs we’ve talked a lot about the different teeth straightening options available to you.  There’s metal brackets, ceramic braces, clear braces, removable braces and even hidden braces.  If you aren’t too familiar with orthodontics you probably had no idea there were so many different kinds of braces! This variety is great and allows Read More

Stealthy Straightening With Inspire Ice Clear Braces

One of the most common questions raised by orthodontic patients is: How will braces affect my appearance?  A lot of effort has been put into developing viable alternatives to those metal brackets that many find unappealing.  Several companies have made great strides in disguising their braces so that patients can get their teeth straight without Read More

Invisalign Removable Braces | Unparalleled Convenience

Many people, adults and teens alike, want straight teeth but think getting braces will be too embarrassing.  A lot of orthodontic patients choose Invisalign braces because they are basically undetectable. In fact Invisalign clear retainers are the most popular stealth braces option on the market. This is the most publicized benefit that Invisalign braces offer Read More

Too Late For Braces? | Adult Orthodontics

It seems to be a common misconception that braces are exclusively for younger people. Though children and teens are the target audience for braces, there is no reason adults should think they might have missed their chance.  Adult orthodontics have actually been on the rise in recent years. In fact, did you know that twenty Read More

My Retainer Doesn’t Fit Anymore!

Everybody looks forward to the day when they no longer need to wear braces.  Unfortunately for some, when that day arrives they aren’t exactly off the hook.  Whether it’s Invisalign, incognito braces, or traditional wire and bracket braces, wearing a retainer will likely be required at least for a little while.   Every orthodontist in Read More

4 Benefits of Invisalign Braces

When you first think about teeth straightening, you might picture someone smiling wide with a mouthful of metal braces.  This is understandable as for years metal braces were the only option; but that isn’t the case anymore! Over the years we’ve seen a number of alternatives pop up, like ceramic and lingual braces, but today Read More

What Are Lingual Braces?

When you begin the journey to your perfect smile, it is important that you understand your options. When you are talking to some doctors, you may get a lot of medical terms thrown at you. The whole experience can be so confusing. But not here at West Seneca Orthodontist. We are here to help you Read More

Can I Get Invisalign? | Treatable Cases

Invisalign clear aligners used to only be good for people whose teeth were just a little crooked. There have been a lot of changes in the recent years that makes Invisalign more accessible. Not sure if Invisalign will be the perfect fit for your smile? West Seneca Orthodontist is here to help! We have a Read More

Which Family Orthodontist is Right for You?

When looking for an orthodontist, a lot of factors need to be taken into consideration. Price, location and staff are in everyone’s thoughts when looking into an orthodontist near them. With so many choices in the Western New York area, why should you choose West Seneca Orthodontists? Dr. Kathryn E. Rand and her staff are Read More