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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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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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What Is [Invisalign] and How Does It Work?

What Is [Invisalign] and How Does It Work?

What Is Invisalign and How Does It Work? Crooked teeth might seem like a minor cosmetic issue, but if they go untreated, they can turn into a big problem in the future. For better or for worse, people judge others by their appearance, and crooked teeth can make it harder to land a job or get a date. Many people…

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Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than [Invisalign]?

Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than [Invisalign]?

LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than Invisalign? A smile is beautiful, and you will feel more confident about it when you have straight teeth. Only an orthodontist can tell you exactly what treatment is right for your teeth, but there are two basic choices in braces: traditional metal braces or clear Invisalign braces. While the cost…

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Can you still maintain a [healthy diet] while using Invisalign?

Can you still maintain a [healthy diet] while using Invisalign?

Can you still maintain a healthy diet while using Invisalign? A straight, pretty smile is a simple way to have more confidence. When you live with crooked teeth, you might feel a little self-conscious smiling, talking, or showing people your mouth. It’s not uncommon, though your smile is already beautiful. If you’re in the market for an even more gorgeous…

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Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 29, 2017 Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces The day you get your braces can be a pretty exciting day. Finally you are on your way to achieving a bright, white, straight smile you can proudly show off. One day not long from now, you will look at yourself in the mirror and be so glad you…

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What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces

LAST UPDATED: JULY 31, 2017 What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces When a child first learns that they will need braces, it is natural for them to have some concerns and worries. However, most of this type of fear is usually just uncertainty about the unknown. Once your child knows what to expect during the entire orthodontic…

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Is Alcohol-free, Sugar-free Breath Spray Okay to Use with Invisalign?

Is Alcohol-free, Sugar-free Breath Spray Okay to Use with Invisalign?

LAST UPDATED: MAY 23, 2017 Is Alcohol-free, Sugar-free Breath Spray Okay to Use with Invisalign? Bad breath or “halitosis” can occur for a number of reasons, even when using successful oral health products like Invisalign. Many people have been amazed at the advantages associated with using these invisible aligners. The smooth, comfortable, almost unseeable plastic braces can be worn over…

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Why should I feel confident about Invisalign?

Why should I feel confident about Invisalign?

LAST UPDATED: APRIL 25, 2017 In the course of exploring all the different options, there are for straightening your or your children’s teeth, you’ve most likely heard about Invisalign. This revolutionary system is a great alternative to traditional wire braces. The use of wire hardware to straighten teeth is notorious for its discomfort and impracticality. Not only that, but it…

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How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth?

How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth?

How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth? When Invisalign was first introduced to orthodontic patients, everyone got excited about finally being able to straighten their teeth with virtually invisible plastic trays that could be removed briefly for a minimal impact upon their lifestyle. Today, this alternative to traditional metal braces has once again revolutionized orthodontic treatment by…

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