Pre-existing dental work need not affect the application of braces. You may think having fillings, drowns or even root canals will prevent orthodontic treatment. They will not affect braces but the treatment will need to take into account what is in your mouth. In this post, we’ll answer common questions you will have in regards to braces with crowns or root canals? Let’s get going.

Read more

Braces mean a mouth full of devices. Wires, brackets, even plastic aligners will be in your mouth for months maybe years. You may have missing teeth and are not confident that orthodontic treatment is suitable. It is suitable and, in this post, we’ll show you in a quick fashion why braces with missing teeth is achievable. Let’s get cracking.

Read more

cartoon face thinking

Many kids and adults need braces and are referred to a specialist called an orthodontist. In fact, over four million people in the United States wear them each year. These appliances can help to straighten crooked teeth or fix a misaligned jaw. It is helpful to know what to expect at each appointment. Knowledge helps to alleviate any fears you may have about the process and procedures. In this post, we’ll show you what an orthodontist first time is like. Let’s crack on.

Read more

Your teeth complete your smile. If you need to correct your smile to achieve a good first impression, then there are a few choices to consider. Braces to correct malocclusions or you can opt for veneers. Veneers can’t correct jaw issues, but they can make your smile straight-looking and nice to look at. Braces will correct most issues regardless of malocclusion. However, treatment takes years. In this post, we’ll show you in a quick fashion the differences between the two. Veneers or Braces? Let’s investigate it.

Read more

Power chains for braces. The power of braces is enough to move teeth and set them in a more natural position. The unnatural position may have come from crowding or malocclusions. Or even a jaw imperfection. Either way, it’s fixable. That’s where braces get interesting. For most, traditional wire bracket braces are the norm. They even come with styles and attachments to help speed up the treatment. One of these helpers is power chains. They bind the brackets together in a more robust manner than rubber bands. In this post, we’ll take you through what Power Chains are and why they are so popular. Let’s get going.

Read more

A pandemic means staying clear of others. Whether we like it or not we have to deal with self-isolation. If we are undergoing medical treatments during a lockdown then we must be on A-game status. There are simple steps to follow for orthodontic treatment during times like this. Your orthodontist will be open for emergency and essential treatment only. In this post, we’ll take you through 3 steps to care for orthodontics during self-solation. Let’s get going.

Read more

The fact is, that 18 million adults and a whole lot of children suffer from a condition. It affects sleep and so life. Called ‘sleep apnea, this condition is both annoying, unhealthy, and difficult to live with. There have been many attempts and lots of research into overcoming this condition. Alas, it remains at large among us. Remedies and ways to reduce the symptoms of this disruptive condition are common. Orthodontics is doing its best to help. In this post, we’ll take you through what sleep apnea is and how orthodontics can help. Let’s get going.

Read more

PREGNANT BELLY

Braces during pregnancy. Fixing teeth crooked teeth or correcting improper bite is orthodontics. Braces and clear aligners help with the alignment of teeth. When a woman is pregnant, her body undergoes various changes. These do not obstruct teeth alignment. But it is important for a pregnant woman to know the facts before undergoing treatment. In this post, we’ll take you through orthodontics while pregnant. After which, you’ll be wiser and ready for action. Let’s get started.

Read more

diy stuff

Many people equate braces with wealth and prestige, so it comes as no surprise that fake and DIY braces are one of the newest trends. With their inexpensive cost of about $100, not only do fake braces not fix any malocclusion issues, they can damage the enamel on the teeth and lead to open sores. In this post, we’ll show you why the DIY braces craze is dangerous and should be avoided. But first, let’s get cracking with what are fake DIY braces.

Read more

Brushing your teeth with braces. Congratulations! With your new braces in place, you are on your way to a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. But to keep your smile at its healthiest during the time you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, it is important to understand how to properly brush your teeth during treatment with orthodontics. While brackets and wires do present some unique challenges and require some changes to your daily home routine for dental hygiene, these changes are easy to implement and will ultimately result in a beautiful, healthy smile. In this post, we’ll show you the best way of brushing your teeth with braces. Let’s get brushing.

Read more