Young couple wearing braces smiling
An overbite is primarily due to genetic causes, and it makes the front teeth appear as though they’re protruding over one’s jaw. If this dental condition is left untreated, it can cause several gum, tooth and jaw problems. The usual treatments for an overbite includes using corrective devices, but it may require surgery in some cases. What Is An Overbite? An overbite is a condition where the top front teeth protrude in front of one’s
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Orthodontist vs DIY Orthodontics
What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? To answer a question that is often asked, both dentists and orthodontists help patients obtain better oral health, albeit in different ways. It helps to remember that dentistry is a rather broad science with different medical specializations. All dentists, including orthodontists, treat the teeth, gums, jaw and nerves. So, what is an orthodontist and how different are they from dentists? What conditions do they treat,
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Group of happy teen friends laughing and taking a selfie in the street
Having straight teeth is about more than just an attractive smile. The alignment of your teeth has a significant impact on your overall oral and digestive health, and crooked teeth can cause an array of problems ranging from tooth decay to jaw pain. This is why it’s so important to understand the health benefits of straight teeth. If you’re considering having your teeth straightened, curious about the health benefits, or wondering how to straighten teeth
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Invisalign Process
If you want to straighten your teeth and are considering Invisalign, you might be wondering what happens when you go to bed. Of course, with traditional braces that attach to your teeth, you have no choice but to leave them in. But what about Invisalign? Do you sleep with Invisalign still in or do you take Invisalign out to sleep? Invisalign has become one of the most popular orthodontic treatments because it’s one of the
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First Orthodontist Consultation
So you’ve decided it’s time to straighten your teeth. No one should hide their smile, after all. But where do you start? You’ve heard about Invisalign and how it has become one of the most popular orthodontic solutions these days. But you still have some nagging questions that need to be answered first. Some of these being, how long do you usually have Invisalign aligners for? Will aligners do the trick? Do I wear them
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