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Is Invisalign Worth the Investment?

By |2019-10-07T21:31:35+00:00October 7th, 2019|

Whether you are considering traditional or invisible braces, orthodontic treatment is an investment that lasts a lifetime in order to improve the appearance of your teeth and functionality of your mouth. Now, with advancements in orthodontic treatments in recent years, there are a number of viable options for straightening your smile. Invisalign has become the [...]

How to Get Your Braces Off Faster

By |2019-09-13T13:45:34+00:00September 13th, 2019|

Many advances have been made in orthodontics that make braces more comfortable to wear than ever before. However, it may be safe to say that anyone who has braces would rather see the end result of straighter teeth sooner rather than later. In our latest blog, we look at the steps you can take to [...]

A Survival Guide for Going Back to School with Braces

By |2019-08-07T20:34:25+00:00August 7th, 2019|

August is national back-to-school month! For students who are starting the new school year with braces for the first time, school may seem like a very difficult place to navigate. However, it isn’t as stressful as it may seem. Every student—whether new to dental braces or an experienced patient—should know what supplies to keep packed [...]

Orthodontist or Dentist – Which One Do You Need to See?

By |2019-07-16T18:19:33+00:00July 16th, 2019|

Many people use the terms orthodontist and dentist interchangeably. While both types of doctors treat your mouth, they provide different specialized services. It may seem confusing at first, but the differences are actually easy to understand. Let’s take a look at the differences between an orthodontist and a dentist, as well as which one you [...]

It Takes an Orthodontist to Outsmart Wisdom Teeth

By |2019-09-24T14:52:04+00:00June 20th, 2019|

Officially known as third molars, wisdom teeth represent an odd time of transition in the human skeleton during our gradual adaptation to our environment and modern way of life. As the jaw bone (mandible) has become smaller – a development generally attributed to changes in diet – wisdom teeth persist in growing. They have yet [...]

Broken Braces and Chipped Teeth

By |2019-05-14T20:48:09+00:00May 14th, 2019|

Made of 96% mineral content, teeth are the hardest substance in the human body. Traditional metal braces are made of stainless steel, an extremely durable material. However, both can be damaged or broken. Damage to either teeth or braces can necessitate an emergency visit to the dentist or orthodontist.   Can Braces Break? Damage to [...]

Malocclusions – What They Are and How to Correct Them

By |2019-04-10T13:49:57+00:00April 10th, 2019|

The term “malocclusion” is used by orthodontists to identify a condition commonly known as a “bad bite.” Many people have malocclusion to some degree, which may not require treatment for minor cases. However, diagnosing malocclusion to determine its severity (or potential severity) and correcting it as early as possible is important for numerous reasons, including [...]

It’s Cheaper Than Ever to Straighten Your Teeth, But is it Safe?

By |2019-03-20T13:09:50+00:00March 20th, 2019|

With society becoming more and more digitized and people relying on technology, some daily tasks have become much easier. Any item or service can be accessed with the click of a button. But, should dental care be given the same level of online accessibility as ordering food? Do-it-yourself orthodontics have been becoming more and more [...]