Why some teeth whitening makes your teeth sensitive

White teeth are one of the most attractive features on a person, representing cleanliness and good health. Of course, you need to do your part by brushing and flossing your teeth daily, and using an oral rinse if recommended by your dentist. If teeth still appear dull or yellowish, you may want to consider having a whitening treatment. Teeth whitening …

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 …

100% Customized Smile with Insignia

It can be difficult to choose which type of treatment to get for your teeth alignment correction. Insignia is a revolutionary system with advanced technology that is producing phenomenal results for people. Here’s why your smile could be amazing if you opt to use Insignia in your treatment plan: Customized Brackets and Wires One thing that’s superior about Insignia treatment …

Damon Braces are for Kids, Teens and Adults

Your first visit to the orthodontist may seem daunting when faced with the possibility of traditional braces to perfect your smile. The thought of painful tightening sessions and nonstop trips to the dental office may not sound ideal; however, there is now a groundbreaking way to minimize the stress of your orthodontic treatment plan. With the Damon braces system, clients …

Invisalign for Teens and Young Adults

When you were younger, you or someone you knew may have worn what was known as “headgear.” Luckily, today’s teens don’t have orthodontia that makes them look like a cyborg. But they still might need braces. For most teens, the last thing they want to hear is that they will need to wear metal in their mouth for up to …

What Goes Into Customizing a Smile?

It is never too late to get the perfect smile you’ve always wanted. Braces fix a myriad of common problems, all while restoring your confidence. There are plenty of treatment options regardless of one’s age. Braces are often seen as something only for teenagers, but they can be worn by people of all ages without any disruption in lifestyle. This …

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. …