The Orthodontics Process

The Orthodontics Process If you are one of the many Americans who need to have their teeth straightened, your dentist may recommend that you see an orthodontist and have braces fit. The process of having braces fit is simple and does not involve many steps. Your orthodontist will fit the braces in a series of […]

Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Invisalign braces

Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Invisalign braces It isn’t easy seeing perfect smiles on every magazine cover, in every TV show and movie, and in most of your day to day interactions (especially with people that have the good fortune and money to fix any of the smile issues that […]

Can’t you just fix my front teeth?

Can’t you just fix my front teeth? It isn’t at all that uncommon for first-time patients to walk into the office of an orthodontist with expectations that the dental professionals there will simply be able to fix their six front teeth (the teeth that most people see when you smile) with lightning-like speed and efficiency […]

Should I be worried about my child sucking their thumb?

Should I be worried about my child sucking their thumb? When it comes time to talk to an orthodontist, a lot of parents are (understandably) more than a little bit nervous about the habit of their children sucking on their thumbs and the potential damage it may do to their teeth – not only in […]

The pitfalls and dangers of getting Invisalign from your dentist

The pitfalls and dangers of getting Invisalign from your dentist Invisalign has completely and totally transformed the expectations of the general public as far as what braces are, what they should be, and what they can be – and sometimes these expectations really backfire, particularly when people go to their general dentist to get their […]

Is it even worth taking the time to floss?

Is it even worth taking the time to floss? Believe it or not, there has been a bit of a groundswell online – especially on social media – of information telling people that flossing is nothing but a waste of time and that by flossing people are actually exposing their smile to more risks and […]

Is candy safe to eat when you have braces

Is candy safe to eat when you have braces OK, so it’s not Halloween, but candy exists all year round. But what should you be careful with? There isn’t a whole lot you can do to stop your kids and your teenagers from eating candy on Halloween. Most of the time, there isn’t a whole […]

Reasons Why Invisalign is Best for You

Reasons Why Invisalign is Best for You Your smile is one of the very first things that people notice about you. It also happens to be one of those critical signs that tell others whether you’re sociable or not, friendly or not. Unfortunately, having misaligned teeth can make some people not want to smile, robbing […]

Tips to Taking Care of Your Invisalign

Tips to Taking Care of Your Invisalign Invisalign clear teeth aligners, also known as invisible retainers, are now the go-to orthodontic appliance whenever you need to realign your teeth such as what happens if you have crowding of your teeth or there’s bad bite. The thing is, while Invisalign gives you optimum comfort, exceptional ease […]

Top Ten Myths About Invisalign

Top Ten Myths About Invisalign Once very common methods of fixing crooked teeth is using Invisalign.  Invisalign is an excellent alternative to traditional metal braces.  However, it is important that you receive correct information about Invisalign treatment.  Here are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about using Invisalign. Myth 1 – Invisalign can […]