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February 03, 2018

Epigentic Orothodontics Case Study: Part 3

 

Dr. Adler adjusted the upper appliance by tightening the springs on it. As the palate grows forward the springs loosen.

Typically during this phase of treatment we would be seeing our patients every month. Dr. Adler also had me start doing jaw stabilization myofunctional therapy exercises and I started to use lip tape at nights.

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January 30, 2018

 

Epigenetic Orthodontics Case Study: Part 2

 

This appliance check we removed my lower fixed retainer and seated the lower Fixed-Removable Lingual Arch (FRLA) appliance. It has a specific amount of prescribed expansion and torque built into it that will help widen my lower jaw arch. We adjusted my molar pads since I was no longer contacting on my 2nd molars, which indicates that the pitch of my lower jaw is changing (we want this!). We measured that I had 1 mm of growth on my left side and 2 mm of growth on my right side. For me adjusting to the FRLA appliance was easy compared to the Fixed Growth...

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January 30, 2018

invisilign clear braces cosmetic dentist boulder coloradoWhen you have spacing, alignment, or bite issues with your teeth, you may feel embarrassed to show your smile. What’s more, the long-standing and traditional means for addressing these aesthetic concerns have been metal braces, which many find equally embarrassing and uncomfortable. Thankfully, however, there have been recent advancements in braces technology with...

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January 27, 2018
 

Epigentic Orthodontics Case Study: Part 1

 
I have been in the dental field for 6 years and am constantly surprised with all the innovations and dynamic new ways to approach treating a variety of dental conditions. There is always something new brewing for the modern dental office to integrate. With that in mind, here at Alder Advanced Dentistry we have begun to re develop our approach to Orthodontics from a 2-dimensional technique to 3-dimensional. This technique is sometimes referred to as Epigenetic Orthodontics.
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January 05, 2018

common cosmetic dental questions boulder colorado cosmetic dentistAt Adler Advanced Dentistry, we’re committed to helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. We do this by taking a holistic approach to your dental care through comprehensively assessing your oral health and providing prevention, as well as solutions, to your dental needs that take your overall health into consideration.

At his office, Dr. Michael Adler and staff can help you with general, family, and...

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December 13, 2017

There are many types of aesthetic issues with teeth that can detract from an otherwise beautiful smile. Not only can these cosmetic issues cause embarrassment, but some can even lead to oral health problems down the line. At Adler Advanced Dentistry, Dr. Michael Adler and his staff offer numerous options to address cosmetic issues with your teeth so that your smile is beautiful and healthy for years to come. Please view our slideshare below to learn more about the common cosmetic dental issues and how we can help.

If you’d like to learn more about our...

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November 27, 2017

dental implant procedure boulder colorado dentistA missing tooth can really impact your smile and oral health. It may make you feel embarrassed and self-conscious when you talk with others, leading you to feel awkward in social situations. Even more serious is the effect on your oral health. Missing teeth can cause a number of dental issues that, when left untreated, may necessitate more dental work.

At Adler Advanced Dentistry, Dr. Michael Adler offers ...

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November 14, 2017

holistic dentistry boulder colorado dentistIn philosophy, when thinking about something in a holistic way, you take the whole as a sum of its parts. Essentially, in this philosophy, you recognize that each part, no matter how small, has an effect on the whole system and that each should be recognized to understand their significance upon the whole. In medicine, the holistic philosophy is one that characterizes the whole body beyond just the physical symptoms, including mental factors and outside...

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October 16, 2017

sleep apnea risk factors boulder colorado dentist Getting quality sleep each night is one of the most important things in life. While we rest our bodies and brain recharge so that we have the proper energy levels and mental acuity for the day ahead. Yet many Americans don’t get the proper amount of sleep they need. In fact, according to the CDC, one in three Americans doesn’t get enough sleep on a daily basis.

For many, it’s a matter of not sleeping enough, but for others,...

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October 01, 2017

A nerve block is a procedure to stop pain transmission through anesthesia to the nerve. In an SPG block, an anesthetic agent is administered to the collection of nerves in the ganglion. The least invasive way to access the SPG is through the nose.

The video below is an account from one of our patients about her experience with SPG block treatment in our office.

 

 

This 4 minute video recounts this patient's experience with an SPG block...

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