Masri Orthodontics

What is the Right Time to Get Braces for Children?


Children may need braces for several reasons. These include crooked teeth, overcrowded teeth, overlapping teeth, or malocclusion (bad bite). Malocclusion refers to a discrepancy in the sizes of the bottom and top jaws. An overbite refers to the upper jaw being larger than the lower jaw, while an underbite is just the opposite. Tooth decay, Read More

It seems so simple… Why will it take so long?


Imagine taking your beautiful daughter to see an orthodontist because she doesn’t like the little gap between her front teeth. You’ve check out her teeth yourself and while there are admittedly a few uneven ones, things don’t look that bad. Surprisingly the doctor announces that her treatment will be much longer than you expected and Read More

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!


National Children’s Dental Health Month began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 3, 1941. The American Dental Association held the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on Feb. 8, 1949. This single day observance became a week-long event in 1955, and in 1981 the program was extended to a month-long Read More

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