Gorczyca Orthodontics Blog
Gorczyca Orthodontics Blog
A creative orthodontic blog for patients, doctors, and the general public.
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You Had Me at Hello: Do Your Braces Right the First Time
BOYS MAY NOT CARE too much about their appearance, teeth and jaws when they are in high school. At that time, they may not want to follow an orthodontist’s recommendations for ideal orthodontic treatment. When they are men, priorities have changed, and they care a lot.Having to do braces over, for...  Read More
Open Bite: Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
WHEN IT COMES TO OPEN BITE, which came first, the tongue thrust or the open bite?An Open Bite Can Make Swallowing More DifficultWith an anterior open bite, it is more difficult to seal off the front of the mouth during swallowing. There is “lip incompetence”, the lips often do not come...  Read More
Sleep Apnea in Children: The Osseous Distraction CureDOES YOUR CHILDhave loud snoring and multiple pauses in breathing while asleep? If yes, your child my have sleep apnea caused by airway obstruction during sleeping.Sleep Apnea Can Be CorrectedSleep apnea is often caused by a small lower jaw. This...  Read More
Bullying is No Laughing Matter
Bullying is No Laughing MatterEVERYONE LOVES THE MOVIE“A Christmas Story”. In it, Ralphie dreams of getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas. In addition, he is a victim of neighborhood bullying by one of the big boys. Ralphie finally confronts the bully, letting him know that his...  Read More
A Reverse Pull Headgear Can Help Prevent Surgery
WHEN UPPER TEETHare behind lower teeth with front tooth crossbite, often there is small upper jaw. A true upper jaw deficiency can be detected early in growing children. As soon as the permanent six year molars come into the mouth, a small upper jaw can be treated by a reverse pull headgear. This...  Read More
Orthodontic Camouflage of Class III Skeletal Malocclusion
NATURE’S DENTAL CAMOUFLAGE or “dental compensation for a skeletal discrepancy” occurs often in patients with crowded teeth where upper and lower jaws don’t match.Short-Term Treatment Won’t Solve The Real ProblemIf one jaw has tooth crowding and the other spacing, you may already have nature’s...  Read More

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