Orthodontist Talks About the Five Ways of Cleaning Your Invisalign Braces

If you’re using Invisalign or interested in getting it, you may wonder about how to keep them clean. While you have the option of purchasing the Invisalign cleaning kit which has a tub and pack of 50 cleaning crystals, some people find them too expensive. An orthodontist explains the five other ways of properly cleaning your aligners … Continue reading Orthodontist Talks About the Five Ways of Cleaning Your Invisalign Braces

An Orthodontist Explains the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of TMJ Syndrome

That pain in your jaw joint may be caused by temporomandibular joint syndrome and you should not simply ignore it. While self-care treatments such as applying ice packs, practicing gentle jaw stretches, eating mostly soft foods and taking over the counter pain medication may help, it will not provide a permanent cure. If you still … Continue reading An Orthodontist Explains the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of TMJ Syndrome

An Orthodontist Can Explain the Do’s and Dont’s for Patients Using Invisalign

Virtually invisible, Invisalign is quickly replacing the traditional braces as a method of straightening teeth. Its popularity stems from the high level of comfort it has on the patient as well as being virtually invisible. Invisalign is transparent because it is composed of a thermoplastic material which is specifically tailored to your treatment plan. When … Continue reading An Orthodontist Can Explain the Do’s and Dont’s for Patients Using Invisalign

Orthodontist Explains the Correlation Between Bad Oral Habits in Children and Misaligned Teeth

A beautiful smile is the standard of American beauty. More specifically, straight teeth are seen as something incredibly attractive in a person’s appearance. This belief is so firmly implanted that 38% of Americans would rule out a second date if the potential partner has misaligned teeth. As parents, it is natural to want our children to succeed … Continue reading Orthodontist Explains the Correlation Between Bad Oral Habits in Children and Misaligned Teeth

Two Types of Braces Orthodontists May Recommend to Correct Misaligned Teeth

For the health of your teeth it’s important that you take proper care of them by daily brushing and cleaning. But if you’re teeth are crooked or misaligned, certain problems can still arise. In fact, recent research has found that crooked teeth doesn’t just ruin a perfect smile. Instead, the condition actually poses some serious risk on … Continue reading Two Types of Braces Orthodontists May Recommend to Correct Misaligned Teeth

Invisalign Treatment Can Help To Treat an Array of Dental Issues

There are many different reasons why a person’s teeth can become misaligned or crooked. Among these reasons are improper fittings of crowns or fillings, early loss of adult or baby teeth, other pressure on the teeth or gums, a jaw injury that leaves teeth misaligned afterwards, tumors in the jaw or mouth, prolonged use of … Continue reading Invisalign Treatment Can Help To Treat an Array of Dental Issues

Here’s How You Can Make Your Child’s First Trip To the Orthodontist Non-Traumatic

Problems in the teeth can arise even as a child. In fact, dental issues such as crooked teeth, underbites and overbites can affect anyone as early as birth. If nothing is done to treat them immediately, these problems can only get worse and even compromise your child’s health. Why do these orthodontic issues happen to children? Genetics … Continue reading Here’s How You Can Make Your Child’s First Trip To the Orthodontist Non-Traumatic