Common problems and why braces are necessary

Few people are born with a perfect smile. To correct dental issues that may be impacting the role your teeth play in your appearance, common issues may need to be addressed. An orthodontist treatment plan can be customized to correct dental misalignment problems due to conditions like missing teeth and crowding, or dental midlines not matching. Spacing: Many people have …

What should you do if you have a braces emergency?

There are a few orthodontic emergencies that occur, but a majority of them are usually minor problems that lead to discomfort. Once you experience discomfort, call our orthodontic clinic to get it fixed to avoid further and more severe injuries. What might be some of your problems? Broken braces. Loose or broken braces can be considered an emergency at times. …

Understanding the Different Parts of Braces

Braces might seem simple, but they are actually a very complicated piece of technology that fix an array of common problems. All of the small parts work together to put gentle yet even pressure on the teeth and slowly align them into the proper shape. Here are the names and descriptions of all the important parts of orthodontic braces: Brackets …

Why Online Home Delivery Orthodontics Aren’t a Good Idea

Perhaps you’ve thought many times of orthodontics to straighten your crooked teeth. Perhaps you think it would transform the smile you have into the smile you love. So why haven’t you pursued it? Certainly, price is a big factor. Perhaps you simply can’t afford the cost of traditional orthodontic treatment. If that’s the case, home delivery of clear braces at …

Dangers of DIY Braces

In this age of Youtube and online tutorials, “Do It Yourself” (DIY) projects are gaining popularity. In some cases, these projects are a great way to save money and teach yourself a new skill, but in other instances, they can be downright dangerous. Do It Yourself Braces are an example of a DIY project that can cause more harm than …

Ghosh Orthodontics Celebrates 20 Years In Business

Dr. Sam Ghosh and Staff wish to announce their 20th Business Anniversary! Dr. Ghosh is a very dedicated and skilled orthodontist who received his D.M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he graduated at the top of his class and was awarded the prestigious International Award for academic and clinical excellence. He established his practice in Pottsville, Schuylkill …

Difference Between Orthodontists & Dentists

When it comes to taking care of your teeth, there are a number of different professionals tasked with doing so. Two of the most commonly visited professionals in the dental world, however, are the orthodontist and dentist. Both can help you achieve a beautiful smile, but the ways in which they do that are vastly different. Here is a brief …

How Quick Are Results With Each Type of Braces?

Thanks to advances in orthodontic technology, there are more types of braces than ever before. This allows patients to choose the option that suits their needs and lifestyle. When choosing between traditional wire braces and other options, time is one of the most important considerations. The different options have different timelines. Ahead, learn more about the different teeth straightening options, …

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 …