Category Archives for "Straighten teeth"

Prevention of Issues

These items can break your braces:  crunchy granola bar, popcorn, hard candy, picking, crunchy food, hard crusts, gum. Special caution:  Drinking sodas while you have braces may cause permanent damage to your teeth. Preventing problems with braces:  biting ice, chewing on pens or pencils, chewing caramel, biting whole apple.   Call Dr. Michael Garvey, a […]

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BRACES

Dr. Garvey thought you would get a kick out of this poem.  Braces (Invisalign) are fun, call for a free consult 636-441-2777, Garvey Team Orthodontics. Wearing braces seems really bad some kids get shy and others get mad.   But don’t be upset they’ll soon be gone you’ll forget they were there and your life […]

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Esthetic Dentistry – Garvey Team Orthodontics

Dr. Garvey loves to do esthetic dentistry in conjunction with other dental specialists!  Many people have lived with spacing of their upper teeth which is often hereditary.  The following four photos present a patient of ours with spacing of his upper front teeth: 1)  Start photo large space between front teeth 2)  After frenectomy and the […]

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Dr. Michael Garvey

New Study Says Adults are Seeking Orthodontic Treatment in Record Numbers Dr. Michael Garvey, an orthodontist in St. Charles, MO, is seeing more and more adults for braces/Invisalign.  Our adults want a new smile after going years, even decades, trying to hide their teeth.  The good news is that today’s wide variety of treatment options can […]

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Greenway Network’s National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Brommelsiek County Park, 1650 Schwede Road, Wentzville, MO  63385, is this SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013.  Come help plant trees.  Holes will be pre-dug by St. Charles County Parks; please bring gloves, rakes, hoes, or shovels.    Let’s plant a tree and have some fun! To volunteer:  register with Greenway Network […]

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Invisalign PREFERRED PROVIDER – Dr. Michael Garvey St. Charles MO

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Garvey, D.D.S., M.S., on achieving PREFERRED PROVIDER status with Invisalign.   Dr. Garvey is an expert in treating patients with Invisalign.  You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile.  According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can […]

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7 Common Questions Regarding Braces

Dr. Michael Garveyis a board certified orthodontist and member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in St. Charles MO. Today, nearly 4 million children in the United States and Canada are receiving treatment from members of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). And while parents know that orthodontic treatment results in a healthy, beautiful […]

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Best Age for Braces

Garvey Team Orthodontics– BRACES used to be a part of being a teenager, but now some kids start and finish orthodontic treatment long before adolescence.  But despite the allure of getting it over with young, starting early is not right for every child.  Some children who start early will have to have a 2nd phase […]

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Choosing an Experienced Orthodontist for Invisalign is Important

Invisalign has become a very popular treatment option, among both teens and adults, for straightening teeth and correcting other dental problems, such as overbite and packed teeth.  The reasons for its popularity range from the practical (trays are removable, you can continue to eat whatever you want) to the cosmetic (trays are virtually invisible, no […]

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