Milwaukee Wisconsin Dentist Tony Cigno Publishes a New Article Sharing How Braces Work to Straighten the Teeth

Tony Cigno, Wisconsin family dentist, explains the process of how braces work to move teeth.

Greenfield, WI — October 6, 2016 — Wisconsin Dentist Tony Cigno recently published an article titled, “Get Moving! How Braces Straighten Your Teeth…”

In the article, Dr. Cigno starts off by examining the different braces options for straightening the teeth. Then, he gives a broad overview of how braces work from a broad overview perspective.

As he says, “To understand how braces work to straighten teeth and realign the bite, you must understand the periodontal ligament.”

Dr. Cigno goes on to explain the composition of the periodontal ligament, how it holds the teeth in place like a hammock, and how braces utilize the natural process of this ligament for bite correction.

He then gives specifics on how braces work, starting with, “Normally, the tension of biting sends a “message” through your periodontal ligament and the cells respond by dissolving and creating new bone and cementum. Orthodontics uses this process, combined with external orthodontic appliances that manipulate it, with purpose and design to create the movement of the teeth that results in desired alignment.”

From there, he gives additional details on the exact mechanism that occurs.

The entire article can be found here: http://www.cignodental.com/get-moving-braces-straighten-teeth/

About Dr. Tony Cigno

Dr. Antonio (Tony) Cigno has been practicing dentistry for 25 years. Dr. Cigno received a DMD from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Cigno is also finishing a Fellowship and Mastership at the Academy of General Dentistry and has written several published articles. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, and the International Association of Orthodontics. Dr. Cigno was Wisconsin’s very 1st and Premiere Provider of Fastbraces and one of 10 senior master affiliates in the world. Committed to continuing education,

Dr. Cigno has completed over 600 hours of additional courses in implant dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, myofascial pain/occlusion and operative dentistry. He also has another 400 hours in interpersonal communication training.

You Might Enjoy...

September’s Referral Basket Winner — Doris Packer season is soon approaching so we figured a nice new large TV would be best for this month’s referral basket to watch those Packers!!! Ask us how you can get your name in the referral basket drawing.  
Cosmetic Dentistry PR: Milwaukee Wisconsin Dentist Tony Cigno Publishes An Article Outlining the Specific Benefits of 4 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Tony Cigno, Wisconsin family dentist, shares how four common cosmetic dentistry procedures can make you smile more, encouraging people to see you as happier, healthier, and younger. Greenfield, WI — July 25, 2016 — Wisconsin Dentist Tony Cigno recently published an article titled, “4 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures to Make You SMILE!” Dr. Cigno...
Our 2017 A-Z List of Some Popular Dental Terms from Milwaukee Area Dentist Dr. Tony Cigno Part 1 It’s a new year and so felt it was a good time to update our A to Z list of some common dental terms you likely hear from us – or your dentist – at least from time to time. Enjoy our dental terms list and please comment if there has any term you have heard and would like defined OR that you think should be included in our next Dental Terms A to Z ...

X
OPEN