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How Does Invisalign Work?

28 Aug 2015
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Do you want a beautiful, healthy smile without having to wear braces? Invisalign could be the solution… What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that to straightens your teeth with a series of removable aligners. Each aligner is customized to fit your mouth, and are made of clear thermoplastic material. These aligners are very similar to teeth-whitening trays in how they are worn and can be removed at any time. How it works Straightening teeth is done through a process of slowly pushing them into proper orientation over a period of several months. Traditional braces accomplish this with fixed brackets and wires while Invisalign relies on a series of several different aligners. Depending on the amount of movement required and the wishes of the patient, treatment time can range from 6 months to two…

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Warning Signs your Kids May Need...

07 Aug 2015
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We’ve all heard the sayings emphasizing the importance of reacting ahead of time. This concept is relevant in all aspects of life and Orthodontics is no exception! Here are some common warning signs that your child may require orthodontic treatment: Mouth Breathing Common symptoms of mouth breathing include dry cracked lips, a dry mouth, bad breath, snoring and daytime fatigue. If your child consistently breathes through his/her mouth,… Read More