Miami Orthodontist | Summer Contest 2017

It’s everyones favorite time of the year!!!! We can’t wait to see all the amazing adventures Dr. Sanders takes this year with his patients! We want to see big smiles and spirit all over the world. Please ask anyone in our staff if you have any questions 🙂   Contest will run all of June, […]


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

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Miami Orthodontist | May 2017 Giveaway

Dr. Sanders is treating your mom to the ultimate Spa day at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach!!! Does your mom deserve a day at the spa? Show off how awesome your mom is by snapping a photo of you both in our Photo Booth to enter the contest!!   Contest runs through May 31st! Stop […]


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

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“Face” the Facts When Approaching Orthodontic Treatment

Patients typically identify elements of their smile that they dislike when they come to us for orthodontic treatment, but they seldom consider how treatment can improve the entire face. The truth is that a good orthodontist approaches treatment recommendations with the whole face in mind, and not just the teeth. That’s why in addition to […]


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

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Could Orthodontic Treatment Improve Your Athletic Ability?

If your goal is to become a better athlete, you might practice diligently, hire a trainer or take lessons. New research states that another way to improve your skills and prevent injury may be found in the orthodontist’s office. Two studies have found that orthodontic treatment can lead to better balance and posture, in addition […]


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

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How many tooth pairs have to be in contact with each other to constitute a stable bit?

Question – How many tooth pairs have to be in contact with each other to constitute a stable bite? Answer – A stable bite is usually defined once all teeth touch at the same time.


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

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Do tooth pairs in contact have to be symmetrical?

Question – Do tooth pairs in contact have to be symmetrical? (for example, lower left second molar and upper left second molar are in contact, but lower right second molar and upper right second molar are not in contact) Answer – We strive for a class I relationship of the canine tooth, but symmetrical tooth pair contact […]


About the Author: Derek Sanders is an Orthodontist at Orthodontics Only in Miami, FL. He has numerous publications and has lectured extensively on topics including braces and Invisalign. Dr. Sanders teaches at the University of Miami and is on the Craniofacial Team at Miami Children's Hospital. He has a blog and can also be found on Google+. See more articles by Derek Sanders.

Connect with Author via: Google+ | Twitter | LinkedIn