Common Questions About Invisalign Treatments
Posted on March 9, 2023
Invisalign is one of the most popular invisible aligner brands in the US. Invisalign replaces the brackets and wires of traditional braces with a series of mouthguard-like plastic devices called “aligners.” The aligners sit around your teeth and apply slight, gradual pressire into the teeth, moving them into the correct position. Invisalign is so successful… Read more »
When Is the Best Time to Get Invisalign?
Posted on March 8, 2023
You want to make sure that you are taking care of your teeth at all ages. In fact, according to Healthline, your teeth will move around the most between the ages of 35-50. A lot of older people consider Invisalign when they want to improve their smile. But when is the right time to start… Read more »
3 Ways to Reduce Dental Fear and Anxiety in Adults
Posted on March 7, 2023
Anxiety and general fear of dental is not a rare occurrence. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 36% of patients fear having dental procedures with 3% avoiding the dentist altogether due to anxiety. Let’s take a closer look at a few effective ways to reduce the anxiety and fear that many adults have when it comes… Read more »
How Can a Mouth Guard Protect You in Sports?
Posted on March 6, 2023
According to Dental Care, sports are the cause of up to 39% of all dental injuries. If you’re an athlete or avid sports enthusiast, it’s important to protect your teeth. Sports injuries can lead to lost and broken teeth as well as broken jaws. Sports protection is also an important part of childrens dental care…. Read more »
Why is Wearing a Retainer Crucial?
Posted on October 25, 2022
Congratulations, your orthodontic treatment is complete! By the time your braces are removed, they will have straightened your teeth, and you will be ready for a lifetime of happy smiles. The next phase of your treatment is equally important. Your orthodontist will tell you that you need to wear a retainer. Here’s why wearing your… Read more »
Common Teeth Alignment Problems
Posted on August 16, 2022
We all want a perfect smile, but sometimes our teeth just don’t cooperate. Teeth alignment problems are common and can lead to a whole host of other oral health issues, like dental cavities. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, the prevalence of dental cavities is five times more than childhood asthma and… Read more »
Can an Overbite Be Fixed With Invisalign?
Posted on August 15, 2022
Many oral diseases are caused by overbites. There are numerous solutions to this orthodontic issue, including transparent Invisalign. But can your overbite be fixed with Invisalign? Correcting overbites is a common reason people use aligners. If you have an overbite, it means your upper teeth extend too far past your lower teeth. Invisalign is often… Read more »
5 Benefits of Traditional Braces
Posted on August 12, 2022
Misaligned jaws or crowded teeth can be a premise to other dental problems if not prevented in time. Other than aesthetic reasons, people wear braces to avoid bite problems such as an overbite, underbite, and crossbite. Various orthodontic treatments can eliminate these problems, but settling on one that best fits your needs can be difficult…. Read more »
Things to Consider Before Getting Braces as an Adult
Posted on August 11, 2022
You might think that once you reach adulthood, you no longer have the luxury of getting braces and must live with your teeth. It is not as difficult as one may think to get braces as an adult. Braces can be a good way to correct orthodontic problems regardless of age. According to the American… Read more »
Can You Still Play Sports With Braces?
Posted on May 13, 2022
According to Sports Health, every year about 5 million teeth are broken or chipped during sports participation. 32% of these injuries occur in children’s sports. Here are five tips you must know while playing sports with braces. 1. Proceed With Caution You have braces…so what does it mean for your athletic career? In a word:… Read more »