Orthodontics as a Method for Treating TMD

Did you know that orthodontics might be the magical method that can cure or prevent your TMD? How is that? Here’s the scoop: TMD (short for temporomandibular joint disorder) is at times developed because of what is called a malocclusion, which is just a complicated term for an abnormal bite. A bite misalignment can be a strain on both your... read more »

What Orthodontic Treatment Can Correct

Braces and other orthodontic treatments are used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” One’s bite is the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a proper bite, the upper teeth sit slightly forward of the lower teeth. Few people have a perfect bite. Malocclusion is sometimes a cosmetic problem, but crooked teeth... read more »

Do You Suffer from a Malocclusion?

Do you suffer from a malocclusion? A malocclusion often refers to a bad bite or crooked teeth. If so, our orthodontists at Howell Orthodontics will do our very best to ensure the treatment options you need are used to ensure your mouth can have the best smile possible. Even if you have suffered from abnormally curved teeth, with time and... read more »

What Braces Can Do for Your Smile

Braces have been a popular treatment for children and teenagers for many, many years. In recent years, the use of braces in adults has been growing. There are many reasons why braces in Meridian, Idaho, can help not just children, but adults. There are many reasons why Dr. Jason Howell may recommend braces for you or your child. Braces can... read more »