Clear aligners are a great alternative option to getting braces if you want a straighter smile. They can provide the necessary adjustments without having to actually commit to braces. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about Invisalign, a clear aligner system that is a great option for correcting and straightening your teeth.… Continue reading Invisalign: Everything You Need to Know
Clear braces – particularly Invisalign – make a great treatment option for adults looking to straighten their smiles. Invisalign is an effective alternative to traditional metal and wire braces. Our orthodontist offers Invisalign because patients enjoy its discreet appearance, added convenience, and unparalleled comfort. How Invisalign Works Invisalign is a type of clear braces. Instead… Continue reading Are clear braces an option for adults?
Although many of us associate wearing braces with youth, an increasing number of adults choose to receive orthodontic treatment every year. Some of the most popular braces for adults include invisible braces, ceramic braces, and conventional metal and wire braces. Our orthodontist provides braces for adults and children to help improve the overall appearance and… Continue reading Are braces an option for adults?
Orthodontic treatment doesn’t have to be unsightly or conspicuous. Patients have a few options for achieving the straight smile of their dreams discreetly. Our orthodontist offers clear braces such as Invisalign as well as conventional braces made of tooth-colored ceramic. Following is some helpful information on ceramic and clear braces. Ceramic Braces Ceramic braces use… Continue reading Enjoy Discreet Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Braces
Adults may need to get braces for any number of reasons. Perhaps they are dissatisfied with a misaligned smile that was never corrected during their childhood or adolescence. Maybe they did undergo one round of treatment but the teeth reverted to their original positions. Regardless of the reason for braces for adults, these patients have… Continue reading Braces For Adults: What are my options?
Braces may seem like a rite of passage for teenagers, but adults can benefit from working with an orthodontist, too. Braces for adults can be beneficial in a variety of scenarios. They may be used to correct an alignment regression that occurred years after initial treatment or straighten smiles for the first time. Working adults… Continue reading Orthodontic Treatment: Alternatives For The Working Professional
One of the many benefits on the Invisalign orthodontic treatment system is that the clear plastic trays used to reposition the teeth can be removed at mealtime. That means you can take them out to eat and drink the foods and beverages that you’ve always enjoyed (although it’s always a healthy choice to limit sweet… Continue reading Can I Still Drink Tea and Coffee With Invisalign
Patients who are getting braces often have concerns about having their routines disrupted, including any sports that they may play. Fortunately, orthodontics don’t have to keep you off the field, court or ice if you take the proper precautions. Orthodontics involve a significant investment of time and energy, so you want to do everything possible… Continue reading Can I Still Play Sports With Braces?
Traditional braces are sometimes the best option for orthodontic treatment, especially if your teeth are severely out of alignment. However, sometimes after treatment with traditional braces, the teeth can shift, creating a need for additional correction. Invisalign is ideal for correcting these minor gaps and slight misalignments that can develop after traditional orthodontic treatment. When… Continue reading Am I still a candidate for Invisalign if I’ve had braces?
Even though you may have worn braces as a child, teeth may have slowly drifted back. Or as you aged, you are no longer satisfied with your smile. It is never too late to improve your dental health and enhance your appearance. A visit with your orthodontist will demonstrate that there are braces for adults… Continue reading Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults