5 Tips For Making Braces More Affordable

Orthodontic treatments can be expensive, especially if more than one family member will need care. Most people don’t have that kind of money laying around. That doesn’t mean you should give up on your dreams of having straight teeth. Here are some options you can use. Determine Your Dental Insurance Coverage First, find out if your dental insurance provides coverage …

Dental conditions that may warrant braces

Some common mouth conditions cause tooth or jaw misalignment. These problems are usually discovered during a routine dental examination. The idea that having orthodontic problems repaired is purely cosmetic is a myth. While it is wonderful to have nice straight teeth, medical issues are the primary concern. Orthodontic conditions can lead to jaw misalignment, tooth decay, and gum disease. Several …

Braces treatment at any age, including adulthood

If you are an adult with crooked teeth, there is no need to hide your smile. We can straighten your teeth and help increase your confidence when showing off your pearly whites. At Ghosh Orthodontics, we have several options available for adult orthodontic care. Adult Braces Braces are not just for the young. The process of corrective tooth movement works …

Does Ghosh Orthodontics offer financing?

The best investment you can ever make is an investment in orthodontic treatment for you and you children. Correcting the dental problems your child has now will prevent even more costly problems down the road. And it’s never too late to correct the dental problems that you’ve had to live with for too long. At Ghosh Orthodontics, we don’t believe …

What Is Best for Me, Fixed or Removable Orthodontic Devices?

Have a Complete Examination When you have dental malocclusions, you might wonder if non-removable braces or removable braces are the best choice for your teeth. To understand what type of orthodontics is best for your teeth, you should have a complete examination with medical images. An orthodontist will use computer software to analyze your bite using the information from molds …

I have crooked teeth, I’m okay with my smile, but should I consider the medial repercussions of malocclusion?

The Medial Repercussions of Malocclusion Although you may be content with having a crooked smile and/or misaligned teeth, you may be grossly overlooking the medical repercussions that can be attributed to these types of dental problems. Studies have shown that those with an improper bite or malocclusion find at-home oral hygiene difficult, if not impossible. Why is that, exactly? Well, …

Will I need to have teeth removed in order to get braces?

Have you always wished for straighter teeth? If so, there are a few things you should know first. Read this article to learn more about them and whether or not tooth extraction will be necessary. What are braces? Braces are wire-like devices that dentists use in order straighten teeth and/or correct misalignment. They are most commonly used for people who …

How Are My Custom Aligners Made?

Invisalign is a great option for straightening teeth or correcting a patient’s bite without metal braces. The process involves using a series of custom made trays to gradually apply pressure to the teeth and shift them in your mouth. If you have ever wondered how the clear aligner trays are actually made, keep reading to learn all about the process …

Self-Ligating, Clear and Invisible Braces

How do you choose the correct type of braces? When it is time for you or your child to undergo orthodontic treatment, there are several types of braces available. You should choose a type of braces based on several factors, including: • The type covered by your dental insurance • What an orthodontist recommends • The age of a child • …

Popular Customized Smile Design Systems Being Used Today

In the past, a typical orthodontic treatment included the use of metal braces. Today, there are Invisalign straighteners and ones made using sophisticated 3D software. The orthodontist has more options to recommend, and the patient has a few more to choose from. Learn about the most popular customized smile design systems that are being used by Dr. Sam Ghosh at …