Orthognathic Surgery 101

If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Do You Need Orthognathic Surgery to Relieve TMJ Pain?

If you find yourself experiencing TMJ symptoms that are mild and infrequent, they may go away on their own. This sometimes can take weeks or months depending on what you do to help your jaw find relief. Of course, this is a good time to alleviate symptoms by temporarily sticking... Read more »

Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably,... Read more »

Living with a Retainer

If you are nearing the end of your time wearing braces, congratulations! You will enjoy your new smile and it will be a relief to have them off. But you are not done yet. You are almost done, but not quite! Your braces have done the hard work of moving... Read more »

Six Perks of an Invisalign®️ Smile

When you visit Steven Jung, DMD, MS for orthodontic treatment, you can choose options that differ from traditional braces if you want a service that is comfortable and discreet. We are pleased to offer Invisalign® to shift your teeth through a series of clear aligners until we achieve your smile.... Read more »

Orthodontic Treatments Can Improve Your Smile

Are you looking to improve your smile? Did you know that orthodontic treatments can help your smile appear beautiful and aligned? Having your teeth in their ideal alignment is healthy and beautiful for your smile. The good news is that there are various types of orthodontic treatments available for you... Read more »

Your New Braces Require Good Oral Hygiene Habits

In recent years more and more adults have been turning to orthodontists to address newly developed or existing alignment issues with their teeth. There are several different methods for addressing misaligned teeth. The one that is right for you will depend on the severity of the deviation in your dentition.... Read more »

What to Know before Getting Braces

Getting braces is a big deal. It means that you’re finally on your way to a great smile, amazing teeth, and a new, improved, you. But before you take the jump to get braces, there are a few things you need to be aware of first. Dr. Steven Jung and... Read more »

Why Do Patients Choose to Receive Braces as Adults?

If you are shrinking away from the idea of receiving braces as an adult, we invite you to learn more about the opportunities this can provide. Many adult patients are choosing to undergo orthodontic treatment for the following four reasons: 1. You deserve a beautiful smile. Your smile is your... Read more »