What Issues Can Invisalign Correct?

What Issues Can Invisalign Correct?

We all want great looking teeth, yet many people do not feel confident about their smiles.   Feeling insecure about your appearance can be damaging socially and psychologically, so why don’t more people seek treatment for crooked smiles, gaps or crowding?  It turns out that many people are not aware of…

I Just Got My Braces Off. Do I Really Need to Wear a Retainer?

Finally, your braces have come off. HOORAY! Now your teeth are amazingly straight, perfect and just plain gorgeous … and they feel so smooth. Now you want to keep them that way, right? That’s where the retainer comes in. Teeth are supported by living tissue so they’ll continue to move…

Will My Dental Insurance Cover the Cost of Braces?

Will My Dental Insurance Cover the Cost of Braces?

Maybe yes, maybe no … it all depends on your dental insurance plan. Some companies offer very generous plans that cover a certain percentage of orthodontic care (50% or more of the costs may be covered). Other plans set a fixed dollar amount per year for dental care coverage that…

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…

7 Common Questions (And Answers!) About Invisalign Invisible Braces

If you’re reluctant to smile because you have crooked, widely spaced teeth or bite issues, you could be a candidate for Invisalign® Invisible Braces. Invisalign is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teeth without orthodontic wires or brackets, using a series of clear, removable aligners. Over 1.7 million people…

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:…