What is a palatal expander?

If Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team at Sphinx Orthodontics have recommended a palatal expander, you might be wondering what it is and how it will help you. A palatal expander is a small appliance fitted in your more


What Your Braces Rubber Band Color Says About You

However you may feel about having to wear braces, choosing the color of your rubber bands is sure to bring a smile to your face. Whether you want to express your creativity, coordinate your braces with your outfits, more


What is orthognathic surgery?

Orthognathic surgery is surgery to correct a wide variety of abnormalities of our patients’ jaw and teeth. The surgery is often done in conjunction with orthodontic treatment. While the patient’s appearance may be significantly improved as a result, more


Why is flossing so important when I have braces?

You’ve made an investment on spending money on getting braces, so why not keep your teeth in good health while undergoing orthodontic treatment?  Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team at Sphinx Orthodontics will tell you it is just more


Tell us about your summer!

The dog days of summer are upon us, and what better time for Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team to ask our patients about their summer! Whether you traveled to another country, went on a camping trip, or more