You have been on a journey to straight teeth for quite a while. But it’s finally time to bid farewell to your braces! Once the wires and brackets are removed, you will get to see your long-awaited new smile. While you are incredibly excited, you are also unsure of what the braces removal process will be like. Read on to learn more about what to expect during and after the procedure.(more…)
Hello, New Smile! What to Expect When Getting Your Braces Removed
May 27, 2023
Can You Still Get Cavities During Invisalign Treatment?
May 7, 2023
Invisalign has straightened millions of smiles since the orthodontic treatment hit the market in the late 90s. Its discreet and comfortable aligners allow people of all ages to get the aligned teeth they’ve always wanted. However, Invisalign doesn’t make your teeth immune from cavities. Read on to learn more about Invisalign and tooth decay, as well as how to protect your smile while undergoing treatment.(more…)
Why Are Dental Implants So Incredible?
April 27, 2023
Dental implants are one of the most celebrated tooth replacement options by patients and dentists alike. It’s easy to see why—they’re strong, durable, and incredibly reliable. In fact, some providers even refer to them as the “gold standard” of tooth replacement.
Hearing all this acclaim, you may wonder why dental implants are as good as they are. As it turns out, there are a few reasons why that may be the case.(more…)
3 Common Problems You May Have with Braces
April 7, 2023
When people think of orthodontics, and dentistry as a whole, braces are the first thing that comes to mind. While their shape has changed slightly, the fact that they’ve endured for as long as they have is a testament to how good they are at straightening people’s smiles.
However, there are some problems with braces that you may run into over the years you’ll be wearing them. Here are some common problems that people with braces may have.(more…)
4 Kinds of Tooth Pain, and What They Mean
March 30, 2023
If you have a toothache, your priority will likely be to relieve the pain. However, it’s important to understand the cause of the pain. Dental pain indicates an underlying issue that needs attention and you will need to visit an emergency dentist to receive prompt treatment. To help you communicate better with your dentist and expedite treatment, continue reading to learn about four types of toothaches and what they may signify.(more…)
What Rubber Band Colors Will Make My Teeth Look Whiter?
March 13, 2023
Although traditional braces are effective at aligning teeth, the metal brackets and wires can be unsightly and discouraging to wear for extended periods. However, selecting the right color of rubber bands on your brackets can positively impact the appearance of your teeth. Specific colors can even enhance your teeth’s natural color and give your smile a radiant look. Learn which rubber band colors to choose and avoid for an optimal smile during your braces journey.(more…)
Why Some People Have Rubber Bands on Braces
March 2, 2023
Traditional metal braces are a popular treatment among over 4 million Americans for straightening crooked teeth. While some only require metal brackets and wires to straighten their pearly whites, others need additional components like rubber bands. But why is that? Continue reading to learn some tips on how to properly wear rubber bands as well as how they can be beneficial in giving you straighter pearly whites.(more…)
How Will Veneers Require You to Change Your Diet?
February 28, 2023
Veneers are capable of taking whatever kind of teeth you’re working with and transforming them into the smile of your dreams! Within as little as two appointments, your dentist can give you teeth that you can truly be proud of.
You may wonder, however, if you’ll have to make any lifestyle changes to accommodate your new veneers. In particular, patients tend to be worries about whether they’ll need to make any changes in their diet. If you’re curious, here’s what your ought to know about that.(more…)
How Orthodontics Can Improve Your Oral Health
February 15, 2023
The reason why dentists need so much education and experience to treat patients is because of how complicated the mouth is. One aspect of oral health connects to another, often in ways that aren’t immediately obvious to someone who hasn’t studied it.
If you find yourself dealing with a chronic oral health problem, you may wonder if there’s an underlying issue that could be the root cause. Often, that underlying issue is the alignment of your teeth. Here are a few oral health problems that can be fixed by orthodontic intervention.(more…)
Braces Patients: Here’s Why Your Teeth Are Feeling A Little Loose
February 3, 2023
When you initially get braces, you’ll have to get used to a lot of things fairly quickly, from the feel of metal in your mouth to the process of meticulously cleaning between your teeth.
What you may not have expected, however, is feeling like your teeth are suddenly a little loose. You may even wonder if something is going wrong, but don’t worry—that’s actually perfectly normal. Here’s why braces can make your teeth feel loose, and what you can do about it.(more…)