A beautiful straight smile

What Types of Braces Are There?

  With so many teeth straightening options available today, it definitely can get overwhelming trying to decide which to choose. But don’t worry! This quick blog will discuss the characteristics of the five most common types and what sets them apart. What are the different types of braces? Through the years, braces have dramatically evolved. […]

Smile with Invisalign clear aligner

Top 7 Questions About Invisalign Attachments Answered

In these last 24 years, Invisalign® has completely taken the world by storm. Since the clear aligner’s invention in 1997, several more clear aligner brands have entered the market. But Invisalign is the original and most established company. Plus: Their treatment system utilizes something most other brands don’t: attachments. We’ll tell you what attachments are, […]

A close-up of a person holding a clear aligner to their teeth

What’s the Best Clear Aligner? (Buyer Beware!)

Want to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets? Clear aligners are an excellent choice. But: Not all clear aligners are the same. Each has its own set of policies that you should be aware of as a buyer. So read this blog to learn what you should ask and consider when seeking the […]

Invisalign clear aligners alternative to braces

“I’ve Been Told I’m Not A Candidate For Invisalign”

How Invisalign Works: Invisalign is an alternative to braces that uses a series of plastic aligners to move teeth. We start with a virtual model of your teeth, and then program individual movements, in small increments, until an ideal virtual bite is achieved. We then plan what is called “overtreatment”, which exaggerates certain movements to […]

clear aligners before cosmetic bonding

How Clear Aligners Can Enhance Dental Treatment

Clear aligners: what role do they play in cosmetic dental treatment? Please observe the above picture. Notice that the second upper tooth to the patient’s right, the lateral incisor, is positioned behind the lower teeth, in “crossbite”. I drew an orange line showing the gum levels of the two middle teeth, the central incisors. Ideally […]