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Should I get braces before my wedding?

Should I get braces before my wedding?

Should I get braces before my wedding? Weddings often bring to light things that a person has always wanted to change, and you may suddenly find yourself worrying about the appearance of your smile. While you have likely gotten used to your crooked or misaligned teeth over the years, the realization that your smile will be immortalized for posterity in…

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If You Don’t Want Traditional [Metal Braces], What Are The Other Options?

If You Don’t Want Traditional [Metal Braces], What Are The Other Options?

LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 26, 2017 If You Don’t Want Traditional Metal Braces, What Are The Other Options? Today’s teeth straightening technology has come a long way from the early days when a swig of spirits and a pair of pliers pretty much summed up your options. FAQ What are my orthodontic options? Orthodontic science increasingly recognizes the need for a…

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Will having [teeth removed] ruin my face?

Will having [teeth removed] ruin my face?

Will having teeth removed ruin my face? Orthodontic treatment sometimes involves multiple strategies that all work together to help improve your smile. While you might have gone to your first visit hoping to hear that you would just need braces, you might have received a surprise when the orthodontist suggested that you have one or more teeth removed. Naturally, the…

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Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces? If you have ever had to have a tooth pulled for any reason, you already know why so many orthodontic patients are keen to avoid this experience in their treatment! In fact, this is one of the first questions many nervous new orthodontic patients have. “Will I have to have any…

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 28, 2017 How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces The idea of braces may be something that is frightening to you. You may not want to face your friends and family members\ while you are wearing a large tooth alignment apparatus on your teeth. You may be nervous about the pain and discomfort that the initial…

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What is the Best Age for Your Child to Get Orthodontic [Braces]?

What is the Best Age for Your Child to Get Orthodontic [Braces]?

What is the Best Age for Your Child to Get Orthodontic Braces? The world of orthodontics is ever-changing, and both children and adults can benefit from braces. If you’re a parent, you want the very best for your child, especially when it comes to their long-term appearance and smile. If your child’s teeth are crooked, you know how difficult it…

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At What Age Do [Baby Teeth] Normally Fall Out?

At What Age Do [Baby Teeth] Normally Fall Out?

At what Age do Baby Teeth Normally Fall Out? Also known as deciduous or primary teeth, these are the first set of teeth in the human development and that of other diphyodont mammals. In most cases, they develop in the embryonic stage but become visible during infancy. Each baby tooth normally appears at a specific time. For example, the first…

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I Want a Perfect Smile When My Braces Come Off!

LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 31, 2017 Many people in search of a beautiful smile seek help from a qualified orthodontist. When the word “orthodontics” is used, it refers to a specialty in the field of dentistry that centers on improper bites and misaligned teeth. Although it is possible to receive orthodontic treatment such as braces or Invisalign from your general dentist,…

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How Is [Invisalign] Different from Traditional Braces?

How Is [Invisalign] Different from Traditional Braces?

How Is Invisalign Different from Traditional Braces? Invisalign is a dental correction method that realigns teeth without the need for metal fixtures, brackets, or braces. The Invisalign system employs custom designed, transparent, and removable alignment fixtures. Traditional braces can be endearing, especially on children and teens. Most adults, however, don’t like the aesthetic of clunky metal fixtures attached to their…

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