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5 Ways To Stop Your Ceramic Braces From Staining

Ceramic braces are a great alternative to traditional metal braces for those who want a perfectly straight smile. What sets ceramic braces apart from metal braces are often tooth-colored wiring and clear brackets to make the look of your braces much less noticeable. Because the braces are clear or tooth colored, staining can occur throughout… read more

How Does Invisalign Work To Straighten My Teeth?

There are many benefits of straight teeth that go beyond the cosmetic benefit of a flawless smile. According to the American Dental Association, straight teeth actually have a huge impact on your overall state of oral health. Straight teeth ensure that all bite surfaces are used evenly, it keeps gums healthy and comfortable, and it… read more

The Pros And Cons Of Ceramic Braces

While investigating ceramic braces, it’s only natural that those looking to straighten their teeth with this method will want to see what they’re potentially in for. If your orthodontist decides that ceramic braces are a good option for you, reviewing the pros and cons of wearing ceramic braces are always a good idea.

The Pros And Cons Of Invisalign

Adults and teens looking to further investigate Invisalign will want to outline both the pros and cons of this method of straightening teeth. While Invisalign has quite a number of pros, it may not be for everyone, and it pays to know what to expect before further seeking Invisalign treatment with your orthodontist.

What Are Ceramic Braces?

Ceramic braces got their start back in the 1980’s, and the technology involved in crafting ceramic braces has been steadily improving throughout the past 30+ years. As an alternative to traditional metal braces, ceramic braces use many of the same concepts, but they feature tooth colored and clear colored materials to make the braces far… read more

Consider Invisalign Braces, Instead Of DIY Teeth Straightening Techniques, That May Damage Your Mouth

For years, and years, dentists have heard the horror stories of patients attempting to correct their crooked teeth themselves. What is a do-it-yourself straightening technique? Well, these efforts have included biting on pencils, applying rubber bands to the teeth, and much more. Results on any search engine will give you thousands, or possibly more, videos… read more

The Top 2 Benefits Associated With Teens Wearing Braces

As a teen, having braces installed, can feel like a punishment. The look of prom and yearbook photos are a concern, as well as, selfies and social media posts. However, the options and styles, which are available today, are far from being, what your parents were forced to wear. Ceramic braces offer different color schemes… read more

These Options Are Ideal For Patients With Crowded Teeth

Teeth can become pushed out of place for a variety of different reasons. Wisdom teeth typically force their way in, whether there is the room or not, which can cause another tooth to become crooked, or tightly packed in like a can of sardines. Genetics may also play a part in your situation, but regardless… read more

Reduce The Likelihood Of Your Child Needing Braces By Stopping These Bad Habits

Genetics and various other elements play a role in deciding if a person needs braces, so not every case is preventable. However, certain habits may contribute to your child needing dental work, and by avoiding them, braces may not be required. It is of the utmost importance, to get your little one in for an… read more

Childhood Orthodontic Treatments Now Mean Less Treatments Later

It is never too early to start thinking about your child’s oral health. Yet, most parents do not start considering orthodontic treatments for their children until they are teenagers and their adult teeth have fully grown in. However, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that the first orthodontic examination should happen “no later than the… read more