The 101 on Invisalign®

If you don’t want the trouble and hassle of traditional braces, but you still want to get a straight, beautiful smile, then we suggest you take a look at Invisalign®. It’s a process that can easily straighten your teeth, does so discreetly, and gives you the smile you want without the need for metal wires… Read more »

How to Maintain Pristine Braces this Halloween

Halloween can be a scary holiday for your braces, especially because of all the sticky, sugary, and gooey treats available. This is why it’s important to take good care of your orthodontic appliance and teeth as Halloween rounds the corner and heads toward us. To help you care for your braces in , , our… Read more »

A Consistent Oral Hygiene Routine Is Important for Maintaining Teeth with Braces

Your braces are designed to realign your teeth through the course of progressive adjustment sessions with your orthodontist. While these alignment sessions are absolutely critical for the process, maintaining good oral health and the condition of your braces is equally important. If you develop tooth decay issues or if some part of your braces is… Read more »

The World of Invisalign®

In today’s world, more and more people have turned to cosmetic dentistry, and treatments like Invisalign® to achieve the flawless smile they always wanted in the most discreet way. Invisalign has provided thousands of people with successful treatment when it comes to aligning their teeth into the ideal position. Invisalign can help with many different… Read more »

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 »