Precision Treatment With iTero

Precision Treatment With iTeroFor many years in orthodontic and dental treatment, a mold of the mouth would be made with a physical impression. The patient would have to bite down on a tacky substance to leave an impression of the teeth’s bite into the shape. This process would often be uncomfortable for the patient. It would also be very messy and only mildly accurate. With iTero technology, a special wand with lasers is used to scan the mouth in place of the gooey mold. The lasers communicate with a computer to give a precise map of the mouth including exact measurements. The bite, alignment, size, and shape are all captured to be used for whatever treatment is needed. (more…)

TMJ: What You Should Know

Modern society can be absolutely incredible. There are always new things to do or see, breathtaking technology at our fingertips 24/7, as well as opportunities to grow, change, and improve yourself. Modern life can also be a source of excess stress, which, over time, can have adverse effects on your overall well-being, including your oral health. Being aware of the issues stress can cause on your teeth can help you prevent your modern lifestyle from doing undue harm to your smile. Here’s what you should know about TMJ. (more…)

We Make Visiting The Dentist Fun For Kids

Instilling good oral health care habits in your children is vital for their smile’s long term health. Along with brushing and flossing, it’s also important to make visits with their dentist a regular part of caring for their teeth. Your dentist can offer a warm environment as well as specialized orthodontics for children of all ages. This helps ensure that your children will feel comfortable and empowered to speak with their dentist. Here a look into what your dentist can offer to make visiting the dentist fun for kids. (more…)

Can You Improve Your Flossing?

Flossing can sometimes seem like the awkward, nerdy sibling to brushing your teeth. Everybody understands the importance of using a toothbrush, but nobody really appreciates how vital flossing is to maintaining your oral health While your toothbrush does a fine job cleaning the outside of your teeth, flossing is the only way to remove the plaque and bacteria that lies between them. It is absolutely necessary to keep your teeth healthy. Here are some ways you can improve your flossing. (more…)

Improve Your Brushing With These Tips

Your teeth play a huge role in your overall health. They chew your food so you can easily digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing that starts with the daily act of brushing your teeth. Are you brushing your teeth right? There may be room to develop better habits. Thankfully, you can improve your brushing with these tips. (more…)

More Advanced Technology For Your Smile

When visiting a dentist, you want to know that your smile is being taken care of using up-to-date, accurate, and efficient technology. You don’t want someone who has outdated, rusty, or inaccurate hardware. Advances in technology have helped dentists produce better results in shorter periods of time, sometimes eliminating months of treatment for individuals. This means a more comfortable experience in a decreased amount of time for patients like you. Here is some of the advanced technology used for your smile. (more…)

What You Should Know About A Baby’s Teeth

If you’ve recently brought a baby into the world, have a baby on the way, or are thinking about having one, there are several pieces of information you need to know about their dental health. You want to make sure that they have happy and healthy baby teeth now to help ensure that they have straight and healthy adult teeth in the future. What should you know about a baby’s teeth? What steps do you need to take to protect their oral health? Here are a few facts to help you out. (more…)

Orthodontics For Children Of All Ages

Instilling good brushing and flossing habits for your children is vital for their long term oral health. Along with brushing and flossing, it’s also important to make visits with their dentist a regular part of caring for their teeth. Your dentist offers a warm environment as well as specialized orthodontics for children of all ages. This helps ensure that they feel comfortable and empowered to speak with their dentist. Here a look into what your dentist can offer your children. (more…)

3 Improvements Gained From Straightening Your Teeth

Thanks to modern orthodontic technology and treatment methods, you may be pleasantly surprised by your experience with orthodontic treatment. You can have your adjustments made with Invisalign, which will make it highly unlikely people will even notice you are wearing an appliance. You can also choose tooth-colored brackets, which offer less conspicuous treatment, but still provide results on par with traditional metal brackets. By straightening your smile, you can see a big change to how you look. Of course, you also have the benefit of making some important oral health improvements. (more…)

How Do Clear Aligners Adjust My Teeth?

With Invisalign clear aligners, you can straighten your teeth with an appliance that can actually be removed when you need to eat, or clean your teeth. Your treatment will also have a smaller impact on your appearance – in fact, people may have no idea you are wearing them. In order to bring your smile into proper alignment, your orthodontist will develop a series of aligners. Each set will gently bring your teeth closer to their final positions. No adjustments are needed, but you will have regular check-ins with your orthodontist to verify that you are making appropriate progress. By straightening your smile, you can improve more than just your looks – you will make it easier to avoid different oral health problems. (more…)