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48ͼ Issues Guidance to SmileDirectClub Patients Following Abrupt Closure

Offers Warning about Mail Order Orthodontics ST. LOUIS, December 14, 2023 – The 48ͼ (48ͼ) is offering guidance to patients impacted by the recent closure of SmileDirectClub and patients being approached by other “mail-order” teeth straightening companies. Given SmileDirectClub’s abrupt shut down, patients have been left with questions and concerns about their … Continued

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Annual Session Attendees Chose New Products Showcase Award Winners 

For Immediate Release    ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2023 – The 48ͼ (48ͼ) is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural 48ͼ New Products Showcase Awards. Of 17 entries, DM Insights from Dental Monitoring was named Best in Show, Spark Aligner’s Integrated Hooks from ORMCO placed second, and the Slate Electric Flosser from … Continued

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A Month of Smiles: Celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month

Orthodontists Offer Timely Advice for Parents of Children and Teens ST. LOUIS, October 3, 2022 — October is National Orthodontic Health Month. The observance is in part a celebration of healthy, beautiful smiles and the benefits of orthodontic treatment – but also, an opportunity to focus on the importance of good oral health, especially for … Continued

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Adult Orthodontics: Your Questions, Expertly Answered

ST. LOUIS, October 3, 2022 — October is National Orthodontic Health Month. The observance is in part a celebration of healthy, beautiful smiles and the benefits of orthodontic treatment – but also, an opportunity to focus on the importance of good oral health, especially for orthodontic patients and those who are interested in treatment. In … Continued

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What is a Crossbite – Press Room Article?

A crossbite is a type of malocclusion, or a misalignment of teeth, where upper teeth fit inside of lower teeth. This misalignment can affect a single tooth or groups of teeth, involving the front teeth, back teeth, or both.