Sep 20, 2017
The retention phase of your orthodontic treatment is critical. A retainer is the final step that ensures your teeth don’t shift back into their original position.
Aug 23, 2017
Adolescence is a time of many challenges and opportunities. If you are a parent of a teen, you probably remember those years of awkward changes, new-found freedom and social drama. With school, family, friends, and hobbies, it can be hard for a teen to manage everything on their plate.
Jul 06, 2017
When a baby finds his thumb or uses a pacifier for self-soothing, it is often a relief for the parents. However, when does this heartwarming habit become a risk to their dental health?
Jun 19, 2017
You’ve been told you or your child needs braces. Braces often involves a notable sacrifice in time and savings. Therefore, it is common to question, “are braces really necessary?” This leads many patients to seek a second opinion when it comes to undergoing orthodontic treatment.
May 19, 2017
Orthodontics is an excellent solution for getting your teeth to move into proper position. However, once your braces come off, your teeth are not guaranteed to stay in place forever. While some minor teeth shifting is normal and expected, you’ll need to wear your retainer and pay attention to certain habits if you want to prevent major teeth movement.
Apr 20, 2017
If you have ever been considered for orthodontics, you have probably heard the term “malocclusion”. In fact, malocclusion is likely the primary reason you are even having a discussion about braces. But what is malocclusion exactly? And how does it apply to your specific smile?
Mar 16, 2017
You desperately want and even need orthodontic treatment, but you can’t seem to bring yourself to spend years in braces. Whether it is your stage of life, your pride or your career, it’s understandable to desire faster results from your orthodontics. Fortunately, modern dentistry has offered a solution. Propel is a state-of-the-art technology that ranks high on the list of accelerated orthodontics. Propel is gentle and brief, and it is highly effective for encouraging faster teeth movement and alignment.
Feb 13, 2017
Having braces shouldn’t feel like you are deprived or on a strict diet. While there is a lot of talk about what NOT to eat while wearing brackets and wires, there are plenty of acceptable foods that won’t jeopardize your smile straightening treatment.
Jan 13, 2017
It’s finally here. All of your patience and hard work have paid off and your braces are coming off. While you can certainly expect to find a beautiful, straight smile, there are other things that you need to be aware of too. Don’t worry; even the less desirable ones are either temporary or easily treatable.
Dec 15, 2016
Invisalign Clear Aligner Therapy has revolutionized the way both teens and adults can straighten their teeth, offering highlighted convenience and valued discretion for active lifestyles. However, while Invisalign and Invisalign Teen operate on the same basic treatment principles, they are two separate products that account for two distinct age groups. To an outsider, Invisalign may not look or seem different from Invisalign Teen at all. However, there are some key differences between the two: