Posts Tagged ‘ orthodontists ’

PRIOR LAKE, SAVAGE AND LAKEVILLE, MINNESOTA- It has been said that the mouth is the window to your overall health because what goes on in the mouth can be an indicator of other health issues including heart disease and diabetes.

“Today, we’re sharing information about the oral health/whole body connection, but we won’t go all the way to the heart. Instead, we’ll stop at the tonsils and adenoids,” says Dr. Bonvino, a Prior Lake orthodontics expert.


Six Reasons Adults Consider Braces

January 30, 2012 News Comments Off

  EAGAN AND ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA-We tend to hear six common themes from adults who come to us  seeking orthodontic services.

If you’re an adult, the most important thing to remember regarding orthodontics, St. Paul and Eagan      orthodontist Dr. Jennifer Eisenhuth says, is that orthodontic appliances have come a long way.

“There are so many aesthetic options available today,” says the adult and children’s orthodontist.


Preventing Surgery To Correct An Underbite

June 20, 2011 Article Comments Off

SAVAGE AND LAKEVILLE, BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA- How much would you like to spend on underbite correction- $30,000 or $6,000?
Having your child examined for underbite correction can save you money now and pain later, says Dr. Trudy Bonvino, a Burnsville orthodontist.
An underbite, also referred to as a type of malocclusion, is a dental condition where the lower jaw protrudes up and outward abnormally, partially overlapping with the upper teeth, according to Dental Care Source’s website.

The most common cause for an underbite is heredity. Other causes are tongue thrusting, bad chewing habits and prolonging the use of pacifiers and bottles.
If you see that your child has an underbite, they need to be examined as early as age 7, says Dr. Bonvino, a Burnsville Invisalign expert.