New Year, New Smile!
Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, according to a USA Today poll, so why not make it the best it can be? With the new year comes the opportunity for a new smile, one that is healthy, straight, and bright. If you’ve been putting off orthodontic treatment for a while, this…Read More
How to Handle a Braces Emergency
A braces emergency can seem scary, but the good news is a true emergency is rare. Most problems can be resolved at home, which can save time and provide immediate relief. However, true braces emergencies can happen. Below is a guide to provide you with an overview of what to do for common problems you…Read More
Will Braces Change My Face?
If you look at someone’s face before and after braces or Invisalign, you may notice some slight changes in their appearance. So, it’s common for patients to ask if or how much braces may change their face. Orthodontic treatment can bring changes to a person’s face. However – these changes are completely positive! Wearing braces…Read More
What Are Invisalign Attachments?
Invisalign is a great option for many kids, teens, and adults who want a beautiful smile without traditional silver braces. You may not have heard much about Invisalign attachments, which are key to helping your Invisalign treatment be as effective as possible. Let’s learn more about these small but mighty attachments and how they work.…Read More
How Long Does Invisalign Take?
Invisalign is a fantastic option to straighten your teeth if you want something other than traditional braces. It is removable, comfortable, and almost invisible, while still being very effective. So how long does Invisalign take? While some people who use Invisalign may be finished with their treatments in 6 months, most patients average anywhere from…Read More
What Are the Best Braces for Adults?
There’s no such thing as being too old for braces. If you find yourself wishing you had braces when you were younger, it’s time to stop wishing and start making your appointment. In fact, braces are now better than ever, so in a way, you’re a bit luckier by starting treatment now. Plus, there are…Read More
What Is the Difference Between Invisalign and Mail-Order Braces?
As we all know, just because two things appear the same doesn’t mean they actually are the same. This is particularly true when it comes to Invisalign and the trend that’s coming to be known as “mail-order” aligners. While this system of digital orthodontics may seem similar to Invisalign, there are some very important differences…Read More
Why Rubber Bands Are Used on Braces
Considering the years of education and training it takes to become an orthodontist, it may seem a bit odd that one of the most frequently used tools in an orthodontic office is a tiny rubber band. Is it really the best way to fix someone’s smile? How much can it do? Quite a lot, actually.…Read More
Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?
When it comes to straightening teeth, patients have more options than ever before. Traditional braces may still be the most common treatment, but clear aligners, like Invisalign, are getting more popular each year. So the question is, which one is better? The Pros and Cons of Braces Braces are still the most widely used treatment,…Read More