Surgical orthodontics: how do people develop jawbone problems?

Surgical orthodontics: how do people develop jawbone problems?

The jaw surgery aims to treat jawbone problems by aligning your top jaw (maxilla) and lower jaw (mandible). Your bite may suffer if your jaws are not aligned, making it challenging for you to speak and eat. Orthognathic surgery, also known as jaw surgery, takes place over time. The process entails braces to prepare your […]

Adult orthodontics: should adults get braces?

Adult orthodontics: should adults get braces?

Kids and teenagers frequently wear braces to straighten their permanent teeth. But with time, teeth can move back into their original positions, leading to crooked teeth. This also occurs if you don’t wear a retainer every day. Because of these difficulties, many individuals seek adult orthodontics treatment if they have a severe bite and crooked […]

How do you clean Invisalign aligners? Tips and Prevention

How do you clean Invisalign aligners? Tips and Prevention

Invisalign aligners are a quick and discrete way to straighten teeth and fix bite abnormalities. They are detachable, unlike traditional braces or other orthodontic solutions, making them the best and most accessible option for your orthodontic concerns. Regardless of how simple they use daily, Invisalign cleaning requires special attention. Even though aligners are supposed to […]

What are the pros and cons of Hawley retainers?

What are the pros and cons of Hawley retainers?

Everyone desires a beautiful smile, but achieving one may necessitate wearing braces for two or more years under the supervision of your orthodontist. The Hawley Retainer is a prevalent type of retainer. The Hawley Retainer essentially “retains” the position of your teeth by supporting them while the bone forms around them. Patience during this stage […]

Flossing with Braces

Flossing with Braces

While wearing braces, flossing and brushing your teeth is critical to have healthy teeth and a smile. Flossing, or cleaning between your teeth with wax-covered thread, scrapes the hard-to-reach regions that brush misses. Therefore, it is important to floss between each tooth daily and clean around the brackets and under the wires of your braces […]

Surgical Orthodontics: Causes and Treatment of uneven Jaw.

Surgical Orthodontics: Causes and Treatment of uneven Jaw.

Having good dental health is a part of being healthy. However, maintaining good dental health can sometimes be challenging if you have uneven jaws or suffer from severe jaw pain. Many causes lead to an uneven jaw. Furthermore, an uneven jaw might make breathing, talking, sleeping, or eating difficult. Physical therapy can treat some conditions […]

Why does orthodontic treatment matter for adults?

Why does orthodontic treatment matter for adults?

Whether you aim to enhance the appearance of your smile or address underlying problems with your bite and jaw alignment, adult orthodontic treatment can give you a smile that looks and feels beautiful. Kids and teenagers frequently wear braces to straighten their permanent teeth. But with time, teeth can move back into their original positions, […]

Does Invisalign hurt?

Does Invisalign hurt?

Clear dental aligners are a popular alternative to traditional braces. One such brand of these orthodontic devices is Invisalign. While Invisalign is more comfortable than metal braces, you may still experience mild pain or discomfort. According to the American dental association, the risk of pain appears to be greatest during the first week of using […]

Removable vs. Permanent Retainers: Pros and Cons

Removable vs. Permanent Retainers: Pros and Cons

A retainer is a dental appliance that prevents your teeth from moving after removing the braces. Retainers take at least four to six months for your teeth’s new position to become permanent. During this time, your teeth will attempt to return to their original position, known as relapse. A retainer, when used as directed, prevents […]

How do avoid orthodontic emergencies?

How do avoid orthodontic emergencies?

Have you ever had to deal with an orthodontic emergency? It’s a little frightening! Knowing how to care for your braces properly is the most effective method to avoid orthodontic emergencies. However, accidents happen no matter how attentive or well you care for your braces. While most orthodontic emergencies occur unexpectedly, being more aware of […]