Intraoral Scan Impression

No more goop, gagging or discomfort. O’Neill Orthodontics is now offering highly accurate digital impressions. The old technique using putty is unpleasant, and sometimes requires multiple rounds of impressions to get it right. Using the iTero® scanner, the mouth is scanned with a radiation-free laser and in a few minutes, the laser renders a digitally Read More

Teeth Matter

From our teenage years on, we have just one set of teeth to last us a lifetime. Unfortunately, lost teeth are a far-too-common sports injury. That’s one of the reasons that the sports mouthguard is as essential as warming up and stretching. The American Dental Association reports that athletes are 60 times more likely to Read More

Factors Affecting the Success of Orthodontic Treatment

A recent study from the American Journal of Orthodontics has found that the adherence to orthodontic follow-up visits is strongly correlated to a successful outcome. Patients who neglected orthodontic appointments during active treatment were likely to prolong their treatment durations, as a result, they might experience more harmful side effects. O’Neill Orthodontics has several appointing Read More

Are All Orthodontists Board-Certified?

No.  All orthodontists must be licensed to practice, but at this time only 1 in 3 Orthodontists have continued on to complete Board Certification.  The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) certification process signifies a unique achievement – a significant step beyond the two to three years of advanced education required for a dentist to become Read More

Timely Tips for a Spooktacular Smile This Halloween

Halloween need not be a scary time for teeth. O’Neill Orthodontics want to help you keep your smile bright. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) offers these tips to keep teeth safe from decay, and protect braces, aligners and other orthodontic “appliances” during the Halloween season. Avoid sticky situations if you are having orthodontic treatment. Read More

American Board of Orthodontics

Why choose a board certified orthodontist? Orthodontists understand the complicated treatment of growth and development and how it relates to facial form. Dr. O’Neill treats issues related to the jaw and the bite, not just the teeth. Dr. Nancy O’Neill is a board certified orthodontist. She is committed to the highest level of patient care Read More

iTero Scanning

As of March 2015, iTero scans have been used in more than 1.3 million iTero orthodontic scans, including more than 600,000 Invisalign® scans. Here at O’Neill Orthodontics we use the scanner to help deliver a dental impression without the “goop” or gagging associated with conventional impressions. This state-of-the-art technology allows Dr. O’Neill to take highly Read More