Orthodontics

What is the Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

There is a common misconception that dentists and orthodontists are the same and while they are very similar, there are some key differences between the two roles. What is a Dentist? Dentistry is a very broad medical specialty focusing on the teeth, gums, nerves, and jaw. When visiting the dentist, they are focused on your […]

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What is Malocclusion?

The Science Behind Your Bite Simply put, malocclusion means “bad bite”. It occurs when your top and bottom teeth are misaligned and fail to come together properly. The end result? Crowded, crooked teeth that can be left more susceptible to gum disease, sleep issues, and even headaches. Unless you’re already an ARCH Orthodontics patient, you […]

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How Will I Know if My Child Needs Braces?

Sometimes it seems as though everyone has braces and it brings up the question, “Will my child need braces, too?” By bringing your child to the pediatric dentist at a young age, they will be able to detect early signs of orthodontic problems and can help with future treatment. By keeping an eye out for […]

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3 Reasons Why Cavemen Didn’t Need Braces

You know how much your ARCH Orthodontist loves straightening smiles because to us, it’s more than just a job. Being an orthodontist in Greater Boston and Cape Cod gives us a chance to really help the communities and neighborhoods we live in have residents that are healthier and happier. Believe it or not, orthodontics and […]

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Why Do I Need Braces?

So you were at the dentist this week, and they told you that you (or one of your kids) needs braces. All you can think about is having a mouthful of metal and a dent in your bank account. We understand! At our nine orthodontist offices in Greater Boston and Cape Cod, we talk with […]

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Patient Case Study: Jane FLoyd

Tooth Accident Leads to Complex Treatment Plan – 55 Years Later! Multidisciplinary Team Joins Forces in Unusual Restoration Project (Issued Winter 2019) — When Jane Floyd smiles, you’d never know that many of the teeth you see are not where they used to be. Jane’s ‘teeth story’ started at age six at a Vermont school when […]

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4 Tips to Help Clean Invisalign® Aligners

Choosing to undergo Invisalign treatment is undoubtedly an exciting and super rewarding time in life – no matter if you’re a teen or an adult. With the help of BPA-free, clear aligners that are customized to fit your mouth comfortably, you can have a straighter, healthier smile in no time without having metal brackets and […]

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Can ARCH Orthodontics Fix My Deep Bite?

Have you or your child been told that you have a deep bite by your ARCH orthodontist in Greater Boston? Are you wondering exactly what it is and how we can fix it? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll break it down for you to help you make the right treatment decision for […]

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