Category: Invisalign®

Can Teeth Really Shift After Past Orthodontic Work?

At the end of an orthodontic adjustment, you can be excited to see how your smile has improved. While treatment for malocclusion does more than just improve the way you look, the changes made by an adjustment can be exciting. Unfortunately, teeth can sometimes shift after past corrective work. What can you do about movement… Read more »

Using Invisalign Aligners To Fix Unflattering Teeth Crowding

Teeth that are too close together can look crowded, an issue that can throw off the symmetry of your smile. Poor dental alignment also creates potential issues for your dental health. Some people will experience aches and pains in their face and jaw from a misaligned bite. Teeth that overlap can also be more difficult to clean… Read more »

Improving Your Smile Through An Invisalign Treatment

Even though your teeth are in good health, you may feel unhappy about the way you look when you smile. Problems with the way your teeth are spaced can leave you with gaps or overlaps that make your smile asymmetrical, and also create visible flaws that draw unwelcome attention. The idea of orthodontic work can appeal to… Read more »

Invisalign Aligners Provide An Alternative To Metal Braces

When you think about the process of correcting gaps, overlaps, and other problems related to poor dental alignment, you may assume that metal braces are needed. These traditional appliances can make important corrections possible, and lead to both cosmetic and oral health benefits. However, people can be wary of starting treatment because they are uncomfortable… Read more »

Invisalign Can Be Your Smile-Friendly Braces Alternative

Fixing problems with gaps, awkward overlaps, and other dental alignment issues can lead to exciting cosmetic changes for your smile. The challenge for some patients is accepting the need to use an orthodontic appliance to make those corrections to their crooked teeth. If you have been uneasy about correcting your smile in the past, you… Read more »

What To Expect As You Start Treatment With Invisalign

Many people who desire to straighten their teeth hesitate to actually start orthodontic treatment. One common issue that can hold people back is the idea of having metal braces. Because these type of braces are conspicuous, and not removable, they can feel like an intrusion. If you want to enjoy the benefits of orthodontic work… Read more »

Quiz: Life During Invisalign Treatment

One exciting perk you can enjoy during Invisalign treatment is the ability to correct alignment flaws without drawing attention to your orthodontic appliance. When patients are concerned that metal braces are the only option open to them, they can worry about the impact this treatment will have on how they look. With Invisalign aligners, you… Read more »

Can Invisalign Deliver The Orthodontic Adjustment You Need?

If you have teeth that are improperly aligned, it can have a negative effect on your appearance. This issue is more than just cosmetic, however – patients who have crooked teeth can experience issues related to poor bite alignment, and may have a harder time avoiding cavities. What approach should you take to straightening your… Read more »

Have Your Teeth Shifted After Orthodontic Work?

People who undergo orthodontic work at an early age can feel confident their teeth will remain in their new positions. Unfortunately, many patients will see their teeth start to revert to their earlier alignment over time. This can happen when patients fail to use their retainers properly, but other problems, like the late arrival of… Read more »

How Is Invisalign® Beneficial?

Crooked teeth are problematic in several ways, including for your bite’s function and the long-term health of your teeth. However, for many patients, the most immediate problem is how crooked teeth make their smile look, which can negatively impact their overall self-confidence. With that in mind, many patients may hesitate to wear conspicuous metal braces… Read more »