Why At-Home Orthodontics Are More Trouble Than They’re Worth

With the increasing advertisements of do-it-yourself orthodontic treatment, such as Smile Direct Club, you might be wondering if it is the route you should take. As an orthodontist, I believe in educating individuals and providing them with knowledge to make the best decision. While at-home orthodontics may seem like a cheaper, more convenient approach to […]

Early Orthodontic Treatment | Dr. Steven Moravec | Expert Orthodontist

Early Orthodontic Treatment

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, you most likely think of pre-teens and teenagers having metal braces and rubber bands. It is often regarded as a rite of passage for this age group. I doubt most parents would think of taking their child to an orthodontist before they can read! However, alongside technological advancements in […]

Woman with ceramic braces

The Pros and Cons of Ceramic Braces

Have you ever had to do a double-take when someone smiled at you because you couldn’t tell if he or she had braces on? This individual most likely had ceramic braces!  What exactly are ceramic braces? Ceramic brackets are clear or tooth-colored brackets made of either ceramic or porcelain. At Moravec Orthodontics, we use ceramic […]

How to Choose an Orthodontist

Choosing an orthodontist that makes you feel comfortable, listens to your needs and concerns, and makes for an enjoyable experience is extremely important! No matter which treatment option you choose, at Moravec Orthodontics we promise the process will be friendly, patient-focused, and straightforward.  Researching potential orthodontists for you or your child is a key step. […]

Orthodontic Myths Debunked

You can easily search the web and find answers about orthodontics, but is all of that information accurate? There are a lot of myths associated with orthodontic treatment; that’s why I wrote this blog to point you in the right direction on what you need to know!    Myth: You need a referral from the […]

Lingual Braces: Your Invisible Weapon

Lingual Braces: Your Invisible Weapon

Are you familiar with lingual braces? This type of orthodontic treatment is not as common as others, but still highly effective in giving you a straight and healthy smile. Lingual braces are small, metal brackets glued to the back of your teeth. The primary advantage is obvious—this treatment is completely invisible. This is a large […]

Playing Sports with Braces

Many orthodontic patients are children and teenagers who live active lifestyles and play a variety of sports. As a parent, you only want the best for your child and keeping them safe is your top priority. Naturally, you might be asking yourself if your child can still play sports with braces. My answer: of course […]