Month: January 2017

How Do I Qualify For Invisalign?

Patients who are worried about the cosmetic impact of orthodontic treatment can be eager to receive help from Invisalign aligners. Rather than use traditional bracket-and-wire braces, a patient would instead have a sequence of clear aligning trays to help correct their smile. Some patients will need traditional braces, as their adjustment needs can be more… Read more »

Adjusting To Life With Braces

If you have never had braces, or if you had braces as a child, and need to correct shifting of teeth that occurred after your adjustment, you may be unsure of what to expect when you receive them. If this is the first time you have been to the orthodontist, you will obviously have less… Read more »

Addressing Common Orthodontic Concerns

Orthodontic treatment can feel like a significant change to your daily life. You may worry about how you will look when you smile, and show off a set of braces (this can be particularly worrying for adults, who fear looking too youthful). You could be unsure of how long you will be dealing with the… Read more »

Quiz: Orthodontics For Teens And Adults

If you are bringing your teen in for orthodontic treatment, or preparing to go in for help yourself, you may be surprised by what has changed in this field. Thanks to improvements in technology, the orthodontic experience can offer new techniques for studying a patient’s condition, and different methods for treatment than you anticipate. One… Read more »