Going Back-To-School Means Teens Want Invisalign

Everybody deserves a brighter and happier smile, and your teen will thank you once you choose Invisalign! The first thing you see when you look at someone is their smile, and we understand the importance of dental care. We want our patients to feel and look their best, so we provide a wide range of services that will satisfy the …

Sam S. Ghosh, DMD

We at Ghosh Orthodontics consider it a privilege if you choose us for your orthodontic needs. We see you as a person with expectations, desires, and concerns. The quality of your life is important to us; that is why we are here. Since 1997, Dr. Sam Ghosh and his skilled team have been treating patients to the highest standards while …

GOGHOSH Campaign Offers Great Incentive to Start Treatment

At Ghosh Orthodontics, we have found there are many reasons that patients may choose to delay the start of orthodontic care. Whether you’ve been to our office for a courtesy, no-obligation consultation or it’s just something you’ve been thinking about, in celebration of our GOGHOSH campaign, we are offering a $250.00 Visa Gift Card when you start braces or Invisalign …

Braces have been around a lot longer than you may think!

The history of orthodontics goes back a lot further than many people believe. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has compiled papers devoted to the history of dentistry. About 3,000 years ago, the Etruscans, Greeks, and Egyptians had discovered that putting pressure on teeth could make them move and become straighter. Archaeologists have even found mummies with metal bands around …

What Does Silicon Valley Have to Do With Invisible Braces?

When you imagine Silicon Valley, you probably think of computers, automobiles, and media giants like Apple and Google. However, the innovations from Silicon Valley don’t end there. While the region is known for its high technology business, entrepreneurs have released products for all different fields from this creativity node. Among these business people are Stanford University graduates Zia Chishti and …

Back in the day, you would have been called a, “Metal Mouth”!

In the age of Invisalign braces that straighten teeth with barely a noticeable presence, orthodontics is increasingly moving towards methods of aligning teeth in a way that will be cosmetically appealing during the process. We’ve come a long way from devices that coined the expression ‘metal mouth’. The original metal mouth was real gold or silver. Often softer metals were …

The future of braces and orthodontics, technology continues to advance

The leaps and bounds technology has taken in the last decade has changed the practice of orthodontics. Increasingly, orthodontic practices utilize digital computer imaging to create an accurate fit. Having a 3-D model of teeth enables the doctor to gradually move teeth within a fully constructed plan. A robotic system has been developed to create custom arch wires. A customized …

Do you need to wear a retainer after braces treatment?

Retainers: Are They Necessary Following Braces? One of the most common questions asked following the process of having orthodontic braces is whether an individual will need to transition to wearing a retainer after the work is complete. The answer, essentially, is yes. Retainers are usually worn on a full time basis during the first year after orthodontics are completed. This …

Can Orthodontics help with TMJ?

How Orthodontics Can Benefit TMJ Sufferers When people think of orthodontics, they often conjure images of pre-teens with braces meant to straighten crooked smiles. However, the fact is that orthodontic treatment has the ability to address a number of other frustrating dental concerns, including temporal mandibular joint disorder, commonly referred to as TMJ. TMJ disorder is an affliction of the …

Do Dentists or Orthodontists do Cosmetic Dentistry? What’s the difference?

Functional dentistry is the type that most of us are familiar with. We see the dentist twice a year for checkups, exams, x-rays when needed, and fillings or similar treatments when warranted. Auxiliary services like teeth whitening may be request or recommended, as well. These services keep our teeth healthy and working as they should and are provided by a …