Options for Straightening Teeth

Back in the early days of orthodontics, there really weren’t many options available to straighten the teeth other than traditional metal braces. So, if you were sensitive about being called “metal mouth,” then you just went on without them until someone called you “snaggle tooth,” and then you got them. Today there are more options… Read more »

Inquiries Into Invisalign®

If you’re ready to take the steps to better oral health, visit our orthodontists for a set of orthodontic aligners to straighten any crooked teeth you may have. Through the use of an Invisalign® orthodontic aligner system, you can have the orthodontic care you desire with a sleek and modern treatment that can drastically improve… Read more »

Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment With Propel®

Orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference for both the health and appearance of your smile. However, some people, particularly adults, are hesitant about receiving orthodontic treatment because of the time involved. If you are worried about the time required for orthodontics, Dr. Adenwalla and Dr. Ashai may suggest speed straightening with Propel®. Accelerated Orthodontics… Read more »

Additional Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Maintain Healthy Teeth with Braces

Cavities and gum disease problems can cause discomfort and could potentially complicate the process of realigning teeth with traditional braces. This could increase the amount of time it takes to effectively correct your misaligned teeth. Braces components such as brackets, wires, bands, and spacers can sometimes prove challenging to clean with your standard soft-bristled toothbrush…. Read more »

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 »