Sleep. We all love it regardless of our age, gender, or nationality. For some though, sleep is not a recharging experience. It is a hellish time. This may be due to a sleep condition called ‘Sleep Apnea.’ It affects 18 million adults in the USA. Not to mention, many children. This condition affects breathing and is disrupting to the sleep cycle. a cycle your body uses to re-energize. This post will show you in quick form the basic facts on sleep apnea and how orthodontics can help. Let’s get going.
What is a Board-Certified Orthodontist? Your teeth are important to your health and to keep your oral health in tiptop condition you need an expert. An orthodontist is an expert dentist skilled in jaw alignment and malocclusions. There is a way for these professionals to be even better. They can apply to get board-certification. This means they are the best of the best. In this post, you can read up on what a board-certified orthodontist is and how to find one. Let’s get going.
Your smile is important. You know that already. It is the first thing people notice. It is key to your oral health and all the health that goes on below too. This brilliant smile is not the only reason to go for orthodontic treatment. You may be wondering about what you can do to get a perfect set of gnashers to impress people and your body with. In this post, we’ll take you through 2 simple choices. Veneers or braces. What is best for you? Let’s get cracking.
Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be painful and uncomfortable. If you are using traditional wire and bracket braces, then the treatment time speeds up in many ways. Adhering to the schedule set out by your orthodontist is the main one. Other helping hands come in the form of devices like Power Chains. Power chains do the same job as ‘O’ rings just speedier. In this post, we’ll take you through what power chains for braces are. And how they help complete treatment in less time. Let’s get cracking.
During treatment and especially a global pandemic like COVID-19, keeping up with your progress is important. And ensuring your treatment stays the course is essential. Those using Invisalign aligners have an advantage over those with fixed bracket braces. Dental Monitoring is an excellent way to ensure your braces are doing what they should be doing. And you can move to your next aligner. A simple plastic device called the DM Cheek Retractor and a smartphone is all you need. Use them to send digital images to your orthodontist. In this post, we’ll explain what Dental Monitoring is and why you need it more than ever. Let’s get cracking.
Both a dentist and orthodontist are doctors. They work to improve the oral health of their patients. Though they achieve these results through different methods. Dentistry is a broad medical term dealing with the teeth, gums, nerves, and jaw. And can include treatment of tooth decay as well as tooth extraction. Orthodontics is an area of dentistry that focuses on irregularities of the teeth. Irregularities such as correcting bites, occlusion, and alignment of the teeth and jaws. In this post, we’ll take you through the difference between a Dentist and an Orthodontist? Let’s get going.
While self-isolating in this time of uncertainty, you can be rest assured the work on your teeth remains in motion. Your braces won’t know the self-isolating issues we face, they will keep working. Your orthodontist remains open, in a restricted manner of course. The world seems paused, but you need not worry your treatment will too. In this post, we’ll show you the basics of oral care during a lockdown and how you can be confident about your smile by remembering how to look after your braces while self-isolating. Let’s get going.
We all know the pain and angst-ridden lifestyles of our beloved little ones. The teen years arrive like a runaway train. Physical looks are always on the minds of our teens as they are bound by peer pressure and the rules of attraction. When Invisalign announced they had made clear aligners suitable for teens, phones buzzed. Yes, your teen can get their smile perfected without the ugly traditional metal braces of old. In this post, we’ll take you through 7 facts about Invisalign Teen. Let’s get going!
We only get one set of teeth for a lifetime, so it is important that we take care of them. That is why your orthodontist may have recommended braces for you or your children. Orthodontic braces can correct most common dental issues. There are drawbacks to consider. Like diet. Yes, you’ll have to forgo some foods to get perfect teeth. In this post, we’ll show you foods to avoid while wearing braces. Let’s get going.
Invisalign Express is an orthodontic treatment that involves straightening of teeth with aligners. Traditional braces made of metal are now considered old fashioned and awkward. Some need specific treatment like Invisalign Express. In this post, we’ll show you how much treatment costs for only upper teeth. Let’s get investigating.