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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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Allentown Orthodontist Of Choice

ALLENTOWN ORTHODONTIST OF CHOICE Your smile says a lot about you. When your smile is vibrant, white, straight, and healthy, it attracts others to you. For this reason, it is understandable that residents of Allentown are selective in choosing who they will entrust with caring for their teeth. For more than two decades, local residents have turned to Ghosh Orthodontics …

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Things To Do in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Pottsville is the county seat in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Located in the state’s Coal Region, its anthracite coal was discovered in 1790. By 1795 an anthracite on the Schuylkill River. In 1806, John Potts purchased the fired iron furnace that was established in 1795 and then founded the City of Pottsville in 1806. It was incorporated as a borough on …

Invisalign The Modern Alternative

Invisalign is a modern alternative to the traditional metal braces for aligning teeth. For most people, the amount of time it takes to straighten the teeth and the cost of braces and Invisalign are comparable. However, Invisalign has at least one advantage over braces. Invisalign is a series of transparent, custom-made, plastic trays that the patient wears for 23 hours …

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Straighten Your Teeth with Invisalign

Remember thirty or forty years ago when getting your teeth straightened meant literally years of wearing those unsightly silver-looking braces? For some, even headgear was necessary to get their teeth in the right position. Those days are over now, as things have advanced enough so that many people are able to use a relatively new technology called Invisalign to achieve …