Orthodontics

Part 5 in an Actual Patient Story About Using Invisalign If you are brand new to wearing Invisalign aligners, and all you want to do is give up, just keep wearing them! — an Invisalign patient The day I received my Invisalign aligners was fairly straightforward. Here...

What Happens the Day You Start Invisalign A real story about a patient using Invisalign, this is Part 4. When I made the decision to get Invisalign, my dentist referred to the day I start treatment as “delivery day.” It sounded very fun and exciting, as if...

Choosing Invisalign A patient experience about using clear aligner orthodontics On my first consultation for Invisalign, my dentist mentioned the Propel procedure as a means of speeding up the orthodontic treatment time. I had never heard of it before, so my ears perked up. Speed up the...

Scanning My Mouth and Designing My Plan An actual patient account about using Invisalign orthodonticsAs I discussed in the first article, when the shifting of my teeth started to affect the position of my tongue and the feel of my bite, it was time to see...

I Needed Aligners After Teenage Braces A real story from an actual Invisalign patient, this is Part 1.I am the fifth and last child in a family of crooked-teethed children. It was therefore a rite of passage for the teenagers to get braces. Our one professional...

Orofacial pain is discomfort that involves the head, face, neck, Jaw or teeth. The symptoms include migraines and other headaches, muscle spasms, face pain in the cheeks or forehead, and tooth pain. It can even include pain around the eyes and ears. At times, finding...

When most people think of cosmetic dentistry, they think of expensive procedures that only the rich can afford. They talk themselves out of it because they’re afraid it’s too expensive or vain for the average hard-working citizen. The truth is, cosmetic dentistry is certainly not...

Are They Worth the Risk? The average American diet runs high in refined or simple carbohydrates and sugars. It’s also a fact that tooth decay and gum disease affect over 90% of children and adults in the United States. Not everyone is harmed in the same...

There’s no denying the benefits of a great smile! It can brighten a room, impress a date, seal a job interview, calm a nervous heart, and even improve your health. As with the rest of the human body, your smile requires regular attention to maintain....