Braces Can Help Adults with Unaddressed Alignment Issues to Have a Better Smile

The common cliché is that braces are reserved for children and adolescents with an awkward smile. In more recent times, more and more adults are embracing the idea of using braces to address past alignment issues that were not addressed in childhood. While others are interested in braces to correct changes in mouth structure resulting… Read more »

You Will Need to Use Some Type of Retainer After Your Braces Have Been Removed

Now that the orthodontists at have effectively realigned your teeth into your ideal smile, your braces can be removed. It’s important to keep in mind that your adjustment sessions progressively stretched the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth in the sockets. After your braces come off, there will still be some residual tension that needs to… Read more »

Braces Come with a Few Minor Variations

Braces can be used to address a number of different alignment issues with your son or daughter’s teeth. They are often used to correct overcrowding or spacing issues, an under or overbite or just general alignment problems that develop as permanent teeth replace primary teeth. Regardless of the design or the particular details all braces… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips that Help Keep Your Braces Clean

Cleaning residual food particles and plaque from your teeth and braces is critical for preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Your orthodontist, Dr. , recommends adjusting your oral hygiene routine to help you clean around some of the hard-to-reach places of your mouth. A floss threader is a helpful tool that works floss between teeth… Read more »

3 Common Types of Retainers

Now that you have your new, winning smile that was achieved with braces, you can now have the appliance removed. It’s important to keep in mind that there is still some lingering tension in the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in the sockets. As a result, you will need to use a retainer in… Read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy While Wearing Braces

At A&A Orthodontics, Dr. Adenwalla and Dr. Ashai are pleased to provide comprehensive orthodontic care for our patients wanting a straighter smile. If you are wearing braces, you will want to go the extra mile when caring for your teeth. Removing plaque daily is crucial even without braces, but braces, wires, springs and rubber bands are… Read more »

Braces: The Ways to Relieve Your Sore and Sensitive Teeth

To help you have the best orthodontic experience possible, Dr. and our team have some tips that will help you finally relieve the soreness and sensitivity you feel after your braces have been tightened. We understand how uncomfortable and inconvenient it can be when your teeth aren’t as strong as normal, so we would like… Read more »

The Three Common Retainer Options

Through the course of your adjustment sessions your braces have effectively realigned your teeth for a winning smile and a more functional mouth. However, these adjustments were just the first step in achieving your ideal alignment. After your braces are removed a retention phase is required to make sure your teeth will stay in their… Read more »

Understanding the Different Types of Braces that are Available

Alignment issues with your teeth or problems with an over or under-bite can compromise the full function of your mouth and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Many people in this situation want to explore their options for realigning their smile with braces. The different types of braces Dr. can install, all operate on… Read more »

What Are Some Reasons to Wear Braces?

Welcome to A&A Orthodontics, specialists in children and adult orthodontics, where we serve patients in the Avon, Sandusky, and Wadsworth, Ohio area. Our skilled orthodontists, Dr. Shabbir Adenwalla and Dr. Inayat Asha are happy to serve all of your orthodontic needs, as well as your children’s. Why do people need braces? In the case of… Read more »