Got Questions About Orthodontics? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about orthodontic treatment, you’re not alone. Many people think of aligning their teeth, and their minds fill with questions about the treatment process, the appliances involved and more. To help you know more about orthodontics in , , and to give you the answers you’re looking for, our orthodontists, Drs. Adenwalla… Read more »

Helpful Tips for the Braces Process

Have Drs. Adenwalla and Ashai recommended that you have braces placed? Are you a little nervous about the braces process, or simply wondering what to expect? Read on to learn about the basic orthodontic treatment process. Braces Placement The brackets of braces are bonded to your teeth using a special dental cement. Minimal discomfort when… Read more »

Oral Trauma Can Potentially Damage Braces

Your orthodontist installed your braces as part of a long-term treatment plan to gradually correct the alignment of your teeth. This requires routine adjustments to gradually alter the position of your teeth and jaw ligaments. Unfortunately, a trauma can affect your mouth, just like any other part of the body. This may be a blow… Read more »

Tips That Can Help You Remember Your Orthodontic Appointment

If you tend to forget about your orthodontic adjustment appointments, then it’s time to try to be better. When you don’t attend your appointment without giving our orthodontic team notice, it inconveniences us greatly. So, please do your best to remember your appointments. To help you do so, our orthodontists, Drs. Adenwalla and Ashai, encourage… Read more »

Your Child will Need to Attend Regularly Scheduled Braces Adjustments

The orthodontic braces components installed in your child’s mouth represent an effective system capable of correcting the alignment of their teeth. This is done primarily through regularly scheduled adjustments designed to tighten the braces as they gradually move the teeth into their ideal alignment. This is a gradual process that will stretch the periodontal ligaments… Read more »

The Development of Orthodontics Through the Ages

You may think of orthodontics as a modern development, but in reality, orthodontics has been developing since ancient times. This branch of dentistry has developed gradually over time to become the modern orthodontics we know and love today. Our orthodontist and team are excited to teach you a little about the development of orthodontics through… Read more »

Got a Plastic Retainer? Here’s How to Care for It

Your plastic retainer is very helpful in maintaining the straight teeth you have worked so hard for. However, it isn’t very effective if you don’t take good care of it. So, to help you keep your plastic retainer in tip-top shape, our orthodontist, Drs. Shabbir Adenwalla and Inayat Ashai, has some special instructions for you…. Read more »

Choosing the Right Type of Braces for Your Child

The truth is that it is very rare for a child to grow a perfect smile without the need for an orthodontic alignment. Of course, you want your child’s orthodontic experience to be as smooth and pleasant as possible. That’s why would like you to be aware of all your options, so you and your… Read more »

Applying a Simple Ceramic Coating Can Help Minimize the Visibility of Your Braces

Traditional orthodontic braces incorporate a series of metal brackets, wires, spacers, and bands. These components help Drs. Shabbir Adenwalla and Inayat Ashai to correct the alignment of your teeth through the course of multiple tightening adjustments. If you are uncomfortable with visible orthodontic hardware appearing in your smile Drs. can apply a simple ceramic coating,… Read more »

Brace Yourselves: Holiday Treats Are Coming

The holidays are coming soon, and with it comes candy and other treats. Unfortunately, many of these treats can damage your child’s braces. How do you make the holiday fun, while maintaining excellent oral health AND not damaging any wires or brackets? Our office is here with a few suggestions for this holiday season. First,… Read more »