Invisalign vs Online Aligners – What’s the difference?

As far as orthodontic treatment goes, clear aligners are relatively new.  This popular method for straightening misaligned teeth without relying on brackets and wires has only been available for around 20 years. To put that in perspective, traditional braces were first invented way back in 1819 by French dentist Christophe-Francois Delabarre. And over the past … Read more Invisalign vs Online Aligners – What’s the difference?

Should Orthodontic Treatment Be Part of Your Wedding Planning Preparations?

Photo source If you’re newly engaged, let us take this opportunity to offer you our warmest congratulations. Planning a wedding is such a special time. It’s a unique opportunity to gather all your friends and family together in order to celebrate you and your partner. There’s no doubt that you’ll want to feel your absolute … Read more Should Orthodontic Treatment Be Part of Your Wedding Planning Preparations?

5 Big Benefits of Ceramic Brackets

Photo source We are thrilled to be able to offer our patients so many orthodontic options. Though removable braces are growing in popularity, many people still prefer the advantages offered by fixed braces. Today’s fixed braces aren’t limited to just the ‘train track’ style contraptions you’re probably thinking of. There are a whole range of … Read more 5 Big Benefits of Ceramic Brackets

Embracing Orthodontic Treatment as a Nervous Patient

Photo source Making the decision to sign up for teeth realignment treatment can be a big one at the best of times, but if you’re a nervous dental patient it can be even harder. We understand that some people find visiting dental professionals and orthodontists difficult, but we don’t believe those people should miss out … Read more Embracing Orthodontic Treatment as a Nervous Patient

Best Practice Dental Hygiene with a Fixed Retainer

Photo source A fixed retainer is a great way to ensure your teeth stay in their new position. It can be used as a permanent alternative to a removable retainer. Fixed retainers are often recommended for orthodontic patients who’ve had significant teeth realignment treatment, often due to a severe malocclusion such as overcrowding. The fixed … Read more Best Practice Dental Hygiene with a Fixed Retainer

The Difference Between a Dentist and a Specialist Orthodontist

Photo source Does your usual dentist offer orthodontic treatment? It’s not uncommon for family dental practices to offer some types of realignment treatments, and you may be tempted to consider this, especially if you’re happy with the existing treatment that you and your family receive from them. What you may not know is that there’s … Read more The Difference Between a Dentist and a Specialist Orthodontist