Head Back to School With the Right Tools!

It is that time of year again where your children are headed back to school with their new backpacks, notepads and pencils! If they have braces, they will need some extra items in their backpack and locker. Our team wants to make sure your children are equipped with the tools... Read more »

Problems That Can Arise From a Misaligned Bite

Did you know there is a lesser-known cause for headaches that can be attributed to malocclusion? Malocclusion occurs when the jaws and teeth are misaligned due to abnormal positioning of the teeth when the jaws close. This can cause an overbite, underbite, crossbite or teeth crowding. While people often try... Read more »

Traditional Braces for Your Teeth

Traditional braces have come a long way when it comes to straightening crooked teeth. In fact, they are ideal for a variety of tooth issues, not just crooked teeth. They can effectively close gaps for crowded or overlapping teeth, fix misaligned or protruding teeth, align a bad bite, and match... Read more »

Boost Your Teen’s Confidence This Summer With Braces

Summer is almost here and with it the start of fun recreational activities coupled with a slower pace. For teens today, braces are pretty much a rite of passage. The end result? A straightened smile they can flash proudly! Especially since a smile is one of the first things people... Read more »

Benefits of a Better Aligned Smile

Spotting and treating tooth alignment issues early on is very beneficial for your teeth. This allows time to make repairs and align the teeth into their correct position. Your teeth are something you use to eat, smile and communicate with others, so it’s important to take care of them as... Read more »

10 Tips for Back-To-School Oral Health

Keep your smile healthy all year long! Summer vacation is the most difficult time for parents to keep their children in a good oral health routine, so the start of a new school year is the perfect time to get back on track with your child’s oral hygiene. According to... Read more »

How a Teen’s Smile Affects Their Self-Confidence

The teenage years are amazing! There are so many new experiences to be had and an emerging sense of freedom! However, this can also be a challenging time, learning to balance friends, academics, sports and other commitments. With so much on your plate, the last thing you need to worry... Read more »

Travel Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

Many of our patients here at Igel Orthodontics are gearing up to travel this time of year. More often than not, the healthy habits we work so hard to make routine, fall by the wayside the minute we pack our bags. It’s important to maintain good dental care while traveling,... Read more »

Invisalign: The Ideal Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

Are you an adult who has been putting off seeing an orthodontist because you aren’t crazy about wearing conventional braces most often associated with teenagers? Dr. Kort Igel can provide you with a nearly invisible treatment option using the Invisalign System so you can obtain that straight, beautiful smile you’ve been dreaming of.... Read more »

Healthy, Brace-Friendly Halloween Ideas

At Igel Orthodontics, your local Omaha, NE orthodontic practice, we love the excitement that comes with the fall season, but fear the damage that hard and chewy Halloween candy can do to your braces. This is why Dr. Igel and his orthodontic team have decided to provide our patients and their parents with healthy Halloween... Read more »