Most people don’t think about their jaw joint, also known as the TMJ (temporomandibular joint), until something goes wrong with the way it works. Problems with the jaw’s alignment can cause seriously painful side effects such as headaches, tinnitus, as well as facial and ear pain. These painful symptoms are often associated with the condition known as TMD, or temporomandibular dysfunction. Non-surgical treatment for pain related to a misaligned jaw is possible with TruDenta! Keep reading to learn more about the condition and TMJ therapy available in New Albany OH at Shirck Orthodontics.
June 28, 2016
April 15, 2016
Living with traditional braces can be a challenge — but only if you let it become one. Make life easier by following these five tips from Dr. Shirck, the children’s orthodontist in Newark, for better living with your new braces!
March 28, 2016
When something is off with the alignment of your jaw, you feel it. The condition known as TMJ/TMD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, can leave its sufferers experiencing chronic headaches, facial and ear pain, not to mention difficulty eating and speaking. At Shirck Orthodontics, Dr. Shirck is happy to offer patients who may be dealing with TMJ/TMD a state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tool — the TruDenta system. Keep reading to learn more about TMJ/TMD therapy for Pataskala, New Albany and Westerville, and how TruDenta works to relieve your pain.
December 8, 2015
Invisalign™ clear braces are an orthodontic solution that utilizes an alignment tray system. Using a series of clear plastic aligners, Invisalign gradually shifts teeth into place with gentle pressure. For many years, Invisalign has been the go-to adult orthodontic option, and we’re proud to be a premier provider for Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. Shirck Orthodontics is dedicated to offering patients excellent treatment options, but even more importantly, we’re dedicated to our patients. Building relationships based on trust and respect with patients, dentistry peers, and our communities, is our top priority. Invisalign from Shirck Orthodontics is different because it comes with our superior care, state-of-the-art practice, and budget-friendly pricing. If you’ve considered Invisalign, stop thinking, and call Shirck Orthodontics to schedule your Invisalign consultation today!
November 30, 2015
Want a straighter smile but can’t commit to numerous, frequent orthodontist visits? Interested in finding out how to improve your child’s developing smile? Want an orthodontic option that allows you to retain your professional image? Shirck Orthodontics offers all of this and more for children, teens, and adults in the Columbus area. Best of all, our competitive pricing and complimentary consultations make our office one of the most affordable in the area without sacrificing care or attention to detail.
October 30, 2015
Did you ever think you could have as much fun picking out your braces as you have choosing clothes, shoes, jewelry, and other items that showcase your personal style? Shirck Orthodontics has great news, thanks to WildSmiles brackets, your braces can showcase your personality while they shift your smile into picture-perfect alignment. Recent studies showed that more than 3 million young adults in the US wear braces, but your braces don’t have to look just like every other braces wearer. WildSmiles brackets come in six fun shapes you can mix and match to make your smile unlike any other. Want to see what your smile could look like with WildSmiles brackets? Check out your options in the WildSmiles design studio.
September 11, 2015
Are you tired of your crooked, gapped, or crowded smile, but can’t help preferring this to the alternative mouth full of metal? Have you considered going incognito? At Shirck Orthodontics, our dental team helps patients near Newark straighten their teeth without impacting their appearance. We offer several types of cosmetic orthodontic options including Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, and clear or tooth-colored traditional braces, but for truly imperceptible smile alignment, we recommend the incognito braces Newark residents prefer — lingual braces. Call our Pataskala, New Albany, and Westerville offices to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Shirck today.
August 19, 2015
Now that your child has braces, you want to make sure he or she is taking excellent care of them. But as you, a parent, know all too well, children tend to cut corners when it comes to their oral health–but brushing is as important as ever with braces, when bacteria has a lot of opportunity to build up in those tricky nooks and crannies. Help your child prevent tooth decay–read your orthodontist’s top five tips for brushing those braces, and a bonus tip for advice on brushing the retainer!
July 13, 2015
Finding an orthodontist isn’t as cut and dried as it may seem. Every website, billboard, and television advertisement proclaims a new best orthodontist. You may be familiar with a long running New York City joke about the “best” cup of coffee, and wading through advertisements and websites for orthodontists can feel like searching for the actual best cup of coffee in a slew of “best” cups of coffee. At Shirck Orthodontics, we believe that Dr. Jeffery Shirck and his team truly provide the best orthodontic care in Columbus, OH, but we think you should be the judge of that. That’s why we’re letting you in on the secrets to finding the right orthodontist for you. If you want to find out more about Shirck Orthodontics and the top-notch services we provide, call to schedule a consultation today.
June 19, 2015
At Shirck Orthodontics, each treatment plan is customized according to each patient’s desires. During the initial evaluation, Dr. Shirck will complete an oral exam and discuss whether the patient will require a special appliance to achieve the optimal results. It’s important to know that not every patient will need a separate appliance. Every recommendation that is made is based on a patient’s individual situation. We are the Childrens Orthodontist of choice in New Albany, Westerville and Pataskala.