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Tired of the Gap Between Your Teeth?
Posted on January 17, 2014 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

We have all heard the song, “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth.” As many of us know, there is nothing worse than having lost your baby front teeth and waiting (with a big gap in your smile!) for your adult teeth to come in. However, some people find it is just ... Read full post

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What Causes TMJ or TMD ?
Posted on January 3, 2014 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

Have you ever noticed a clicking or popping sound in your jaw when chewing or speaking? The orthodontists at Szymanowski Orthodontics want you to know this happens to everyone from time to time. However, if it happens frequently and is combined with other symptoms such as jaw pain, locking of your jaws, reduced ability to open and ... Read full post

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Are Teeth or Jaws the Problem When Teeth are Crowded?
Posted on December 16, 2013 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

A common problem we see every day at Szymanowski Orthodontics is crowding of teeth. This problem is often accompanied by protruding or “buck teeth”. Crowding can give the appearance the teeth are oversized or too big for the size of the jaws. However, this is not always correct. Often, it is not a tooth problem, but because ... Read full post

Timing is Everything In Orthodontics When Treating Children
Posted on December 3, 2013 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

Szymanowski Orthodontics specializes in the movement of teeth and correction of adverse jaw growth problems. Evaluating and diagnosing each individual patient’s dental development, presents a slightly different challenge for an orthodontist. There are many factors at work and different approaches that can be used. In severe situations, permanent tooth removals may be required to create the ... Read full post

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Don’t Rush Mother Nature When Moving Teeth
Posted on November 17, 2013 by Dr. Damon Szymanowski.

We have all heard the saying “patience is a virtue.” However, as human beings… we want, what we want, when we want it. Unfortunately, most things worth having do not come easily without time and effort and when it comes to a successful orthodontic result, you can’t rush “Mother Nature.” Understanding the physiology of the ... Read full post