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The History of Orthodontics
Orthodontics is nothing new. It has a very long history, but the techniques are constantly changing and advancing in ways that make treatment more effective today. Two or more years of schooling beyond dental school allows orthodontic specialists to become experts in the latest technologies in their field, allowing them to provide the best car...
National Orthodontic Health Month
October is National Orthodontic Health Month. It’s the perfect time to educate people about orthodontic care and the role it plays in living a healthier, happy life. What is Orthodontics? Orthodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, intervention and correction of what is known as the “bite.” The bite is t...
Beyond Braces: Other Orthodontic Treatments
The primary goal of an orthodontist is to provide treatment for patients to achieve a beautiful smile. To reach this goal, an orthodontist will recommend and implement a wide variety of treatments that go well beyond braces. Space maintainers keep the spaces between teeth open after a patient loses their baby teeth earlier than normal. This t...
Meet the UAO
The Utah Association of Orthodontists is a chapter of the American Association of Orthodontists, the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization. It represents more than 18,000 orthodontist members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
The UAO admits only orthodontists for membership. It encourages and sponsors key research to enable members to provide patients with the highest quality of care, and is committed to educating the public about the benefits of orthodontic treatment.