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 »

How to Care for Your Hawley Retainer

A Hawley retainer is a removable appliance that is made of a piece of plastic that is molded to fit in your mouth and a metal wire that is custom fit around your teeth. This is a beneficial appliance that can help you maintain your straight smile when you get... Read more »

How Orthodontic Appliances Work

There are numerous ways to straighten your chompers, and recent advancements in orthodontic technology make it possible to realign your pearly whites without fixed appliances. There are many different appliances for many purposes, but we’ll mention just some of them here. Here are some removable orthodontic appliances you should be... Read more »

Why You Should Take Good Care of Your Smile in Braces

At Galati Orthodontics, our orthodontist, Dr. Galati is happy to assist our patients in Scottsdale, Arizona, with their teeth straightening needs to give them the appealing smiles they desire. Because it is important to maintain healthy teeth and gums in or out of braces, we're sharing some oral care habits... Read more »