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 …

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 …

Going Above and Beyond Braces Treatment

At Ghosh Orthodontics, we strive to be an affordable choice in orthodontics. We are dedicated to continuing our education to improve our oral health skills for the benefit and well-being of all our patients. If you want to straighten your teeth with braces to give you the perfect smile you’ve always wanted, look no further. For over 20 years, Dr. Sam …

Eating Well in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Hazleton, Pennsylvania is a laid-back Luzerne County city that’s chock-full of opportunities for people who appreciate culture and the arts. It’s a fantastic community for people who want to tour historic sites of all types. Prominent historic spots in Hazleton include Eckley Miners’ Village, The Altamont Hotel, Israel Platt Pardee Mansion and, last but not least, The Traders Bank Building. …

Ways To Prevent The Need For Braces

Crooked teeth are a major problem. There are 4.8 million people wearing braces in this country, and 78 percent of those people are children. Why do children need braces? They are meant to correct an alignment issue to help provide aid in digestion with proper chewing, and they fix crooked teeth. One of the questions that many pediatric dentists hear …

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Types of Braces

Braces are a wonderful option if you are experiencing a problem with your bite, or you have something like a gap or a missing tooth. A vast assortment of types of braces for adults and kids is available. A perfect match exists for just about everyone these days, and the technology just keeps on advancing every day. The following are …

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What Are the Different Types of Braces?

Typically worn for about a year or more, braces consist of a set of brackets and wires connected to teeth. The wires are periodically tightened to restore the normal alignment of teeth. Early forms of braces involving metal bands placed around teeth were used in ancient Greece and Egypt. Today, braces are available in a variety of styles and colors, …

Damon Clear vs. Invisalign

The world of braces to straighten teeth and correct certain orthodontic issues has taken great strides in recent years. Today, invisible braces are the most popular option for patients, and they are far more comfortable than traditional metal braces according to many patients. Here at Ghosh Orthodontics in Allentown, Pottsville and Hazleton, we offer several different options for invisible braces …