Invisalign After 40. Is It Worth It?

Great news, orthodontic treatment is appropriate at any age! At Ghosh Orthodontics, we have patients who wonder if it is worth the trouble of going through treatment while they are in their 40s and beyond. In our opinion, it is appropriate to undergo orthodontic treatment for braces at any age. If you are wondering is it’s too late to wear …

How do you whiten teeth with braces?

It can be challenging to brush your teeth, take care of your teeth, or have a healthier mouth while you are receiving dental care from an orthodontist, but to keep your teeth white and take care of your gums while having metal-braces, you should consider special methods. It is not impossible to whiten teeth with metal-braces, but you should take …

Choosing the Right Orthodontist

Ghosh Orthodontics understands the challenges of finding the right orthodontist for you or your child. That’s why we put together a list of the five most important features to look for in a practice. A Certified Orthodontic Specialist Look for the seal of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). Your orthodontist should have years of experience and a degree from …

Smart Eating for Braces

The decision to pursue braces means that you’ll soon find yourself in possession of a straighter, happier smile. On the journey there, you’ll have to follow the rules, and some of those rules involve foods that you should not consume. Speak to Your Orthodontist When you have this procedure done, the only way to know for sure what foods you …

5 Oral Health Reasons to Quit Smoking and Using Tobacco

If you quit smoking now, your Dentist and Orthodontist will thank you. Smoking is a generally unhealthy habit, and is linked to all kinds of illnesses. Not only is smoking an expensive habit, but cost of health and dental care in adults who smoke is outrageous. Here are five oral health reasons to quit using tobacco products: 1. Teeth Discoloration: …

Helpful Tips for Traveling with Braces

If you are currently undergoing an Orthodontic treatment, you might like the fact that you are straightening your teeth. One thing that you might not like, however, is the hassle of dealing with your braces, particularly when you are traveling. Luckily, they do not have to be a big hassle when you are traveling. These are a few tips that …

Caring for Braces After the Holidays

The holidays bring families together for good times and great food. Throughout all the festivities, however, it’s easy to forget to take care of our teeth and braces. And with the sugary goodies and specialty foods that the holidays bring, it’s extra important to make sure to take care of our mouths after the festivities are over. Here are just …

How Long Are Braces Needed And Will They Interfere With My Everyday Life?

Although some people are genetically inclined to grow up having a set of perfectly aligned teeth, other people require the assistance of dental work or dental devices to achieve a great looking smile. When individuals have teeth that needed to be properly straightened and aligned, they usually have to go to their orthodontist to get braces—a set of brackets and …

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Are Braces Actually Worth The Cost?

Are Braces Actually Worth The Cost? When your orthodontist tells you or your child that one of you needs orthodontics, a lot of things will naturally run through your mind. How much will this treatment cost? Can you survive without them? Do they act as a worthy investment? What about clear orthodontia vs Invisalign? If you want Invisalign for yourself …

Getting Braces: What You Need To Know

Getting Braces: What You Need To Know In your quest for straight teeth and a beautiful smile, you and your orthodontist have decided that it would be a good idea if you had braces. The impressions of your teeth are made and it’s time for your appointment – straight teeth, here you come! Here’s what you need to know at …