Handling Out of Town Emergencies

Out of town emergencies Rebecca H Hohl DDS MS Lincoln NESchool will soon be out in most parts of the country and summer vacation will be here. Do you know what to do if you have an orthodontic emergency while you are out of town, on vacation, or away at camp? Here are some tips from orthodontist Rebecca H. Hohl DDS MS.

Fortunately, most problems with your braces don’t qualify as true emergencies. Let’s talk about a few things you can do while you are away to avoid the inconvenience and expense of trying to find an orthodontist in an unfamiliar area. Here are some helpful hints on what to do if you have a problem with your braces.Read more on Handling Out of Town Emergencies…

Tired of the Gap Between Your Teeth?

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 as frustrating to have both of their front teeth, but still have a big gap in between them. Below are some very famous women who display their gap with pride. (Jessica Hart, Natalie Cole, Anna Paquin, and Lauren Hutton).

Famous Woman Displaying Gap Between Teeth

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What Causes TMJ or TMD ?

Have you ever noticed a clicking or popping sound in your jaw when chewing or speaking? Dr. Rebecca H. Hohl DDS MS wants 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 close the mouth, ear pain, or difficulty chewing, you may have a condition known as TMD or TMJ disorder. Watch the video below to find out more about TMJ dysfunction.Read more on What Causes TMJ or TMD ?…

Are Teeth Or Jaws The Problem When Teeth Are Crowded?

A common problem we see every day at the orthodontic practice of Rebecca H. Hohl DDS MS 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 the size of the jaws is too small or narrow to accommodate the teeth.

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