Do You Have Questions About Wisdom Tooth Removal?

Wisdom teeth come with a lot of complexity, and many patients are left with concerning questions about having their wisdom teeth removed. Dr. Galati and our team are happy to address any concerns you have about your wisdom teeth so that you can be better informed. Below are some answers... Read more »

A Fixed Retainer Might Be Needed to Maintain the Position of Your Teeth

Traditional braces are often called for to correct significantly misaligned teeth. Our orthodontist typically uses them to address overcrowded teeth and other alignment issues like malocclusion. The treatment process calls for periodic adjustments to gradually move your teeth into their ideal alignment. Once this is done our orthodontist can remove... Read more »

Surgical Extraction for Impacted Wisdom Teeth

The average adolescent has four wisdom teeth residing deep within the gums in the back of their mouth. In the middle to late teenage years, these third molars attempt to erupt from the gums. Unfortunately, most people lack sufficient space. This can cause significant pain and pressure in the underlying... Read more »

Types of Orthodontic Treatments

Having aligned teeth can help your oral health for years to come. Did you know, crooked teeth can lead to more frequent cavities, bruxism, and TMD? Well, it’s true! That is why having an expert orthodontist like Dr. Galati with Galati Orthodontics in Scottsdale, Arizona, is essential so that you... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve Your Oral Health

Are you embarrassed by the alignment of your teeth? Do you wish you could adjust your teeth without the metal hassle of braces? If so, the Invisalign® system could be right for you! Dr. Galati with Galati Orthodontics in Scottsdale, Arizona, offers Invisalign as a way to improve the alignment... Read more »

Correcting Your Oral Health Through Braces

Are you ready to correct your teeth with braces? If so, you have come to the right place! Dr. Galati with Galati Orthodontics in Scottsdale, Arizona, and our entire orthodontic team is happy to assist you with your oral health and to help correct your alignment with braces. Braces are... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Malocclusions

Have you ever heard of the word malocclusion before? If you're unaware of what a malocclusion is, it refers to a bad bite. Typically, malocclusions are related to issues associated with teeth out of their alignment and position. Orthodontic treatments are designed to treat malocclusions to give you the straight... Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Is Important for a Mouth with Braces

Traditional orthodontic braces incorporate a matrix of brackets, wires, bands, spacers, and other orthodontic components to create a system capable of affecting periodontal connective tissues and teeth. Through the course of multiple adjustments, your misaligned teeth will be gradually brought into their best possible orientation. This form of treatment will... Read more »

Don’t Let Your Bite Stay Misaligned When Orthodontics Is Easier Than Ever!

Orthodontics isn't just about having straighter teeth, it's also about aligning one's bite. When a bite is crowded or crooked, this malocclusion can cause a variety of problems. Indeed, misalignment can invite tooth decay, gum disease, tooth loss, dental erosion from uneven wear, and even jaw problems. An aligned bite... Read more »

Diagnosing Wisdom Teeth

At Galati Orthodontics, we see wisdom teeth that need to be removed virtually every day. Have you ever wondered if you might need to have your wisdom teeth pulled? We use a checklist evaluation to determine whether patients need their wisdom teeth to be removed, and you can find out... Read more »