10 Famous Faces Who’ve Worn Braces

Having trouble convincing your kids – or yourself – to bite the bullet and get braces? Well, it should come as no surprise that a lot of celebrities weren’t born with their mega watt smiles. They either had braces as teenagers or did some fine-tuning later in life. Plus, since…

What are Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the treatment of an irregular bit, tooth irregularity and/or disproportionate jaw relationships. Several methods can be used to straighten teeth: Metal brackets Ceramic brackets Invisalign invisible braces Orthodontic appliances to widen the palate or jaw          Dental braces are used to correct the following conditions:…

Cameron Diaz Natural Smile or Cosmetic Dental Work?

DR. EDWARD GELFAND, DDS: “Cameron Diaz has a beautiful natural smile. Her teeth seem to have no addition of bonding or porcelain veneers. It is possible that she has whitened her teeth, as they appear slightly brighter than they did 10 years ago. It is my professional opinion that besides…

Crooked Teeth Solutions With Dawson Dental

We seem to get this question quite often: Is it true that crooked teeth don’t last as long as straight teeth? The answer might surprise you! Crooked teeth and misaligned bites can: • interfere with proper chewing. • make keeping teeth clean more of a challenge, increasing the risk of tooth…