Braces & Optimal Dental Hygiene

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Drs. Adenwalla and Ashai may suggest braces in , . Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. Brushing Your Teeth With Braces Brush your teeth with… Read more »

Is Invisalign® the Solution for You?

Do you have crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth? Is your bite misaligned? There is a solution! Invisalign® may be just what you need. This revolutionary aligner system can offer the comfort and reliability of a smooth fit and the beauty of a straight smile without the braces. Here are a few helpful questions and answers… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Malocclusions

Malocclusion is often thought of as terrible alignment in your smile that prevents optimum oral health. To set your path back on the road to success, misalignment and malocclusion must be corrected. For a list of guidelines concerning malocclusions, consider this: Types of incisor malocclusions: – Underbites, also known as bulldog teeth, occur when the… Read more »

Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for you. Unlike braces, a retainer… Read more »

Retain Your New, Straight Smile

Your braces were installed in your mouth by your orthodontists to reposition your teeth. To do this, applied progressive tension to the hardware at your routine adjustment sessions. This effectively stretched the periodontal ligaments that anchor each one of your teeth in its specific socket. Once your teeth have attained their ideal alignment, Dr. Adenwalla… Read more »

Do Your Teeth Require a Professional Tooth Straightening Treatment?

Do your teeth require a professional tooth straightening treatment? Getting your smile straightened is an excellent way to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your mouth easier, which can significantly lower your risk for tooth… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Help Adjust Minor Misalignments in Your Smile

Misalignment issues with the teeth in your smile can hamper your social life and leave you feeling self-conscious. Fortunately, Dr. can improve a problem like this with Invisalign®. This treatment includes the use of removable, custom-shaped aligners that are made from a durable, clear plastic. They are so unobtrusive that the casual observer will likely… Read more »

Braces Can Help Adults Prevent Dental Problems from Alignment Issues

Alignment issues can develop with your teeth from a wide range of causes. This could be an orthodontic issue that wasn’t addressed in your younger years or an alteration in your dentition from tooth loss. Even if you learn to live with the cosmetic imperfection of your smile, these alignment issues could lead to other… Read more »

Advice on Taking Care of Your Retainer

Your orthodontic retainer is very handy, especially because it keeps your newly straightened teeth from relapsing out of position. However, this is only the case if you keep it in tip-top shape. Now, our orthodontic team understands that this might be a difficult task if you’re not sure how to take care of your appliance…. Read more »

Oral Hygiene with Braces

Orthodontics is used to straighten the teeth and correct the bite. This can improve not only the appearance of your smile, but the health as well. Now that you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, there are some things you should know about caring for your teeth and braces. Dental Hygiene with Braces Dental hygiene is a… Read more »