A Fixed Retainer Might Be Needed to Help Prevent Lower Teeth from Relapsing

Each of the successive adjustments performed on your braces at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic served a role in gradually moving your teeth into their ideal position. Once this has been achieved, can remove your braces. Yet this is not the end of the process. Yet you will need to use some form of retainer for… Read more »

The Function of Space Maintainers

Did your child knock out a baby tooth before it was ready to come out? Or perhaps because of tooth decay, your child had to have an extraction. If so, it’s time to consider a space maintainer. The gap in his or her mouth may cause an adult tooth to erupt in the wrong place… Read more »

Your Child Will Need Their Braces Tightened on a Regular Basis

Once Dr. Shabbir Adenwalla installs traditional braces into your child’s mouth they will still need to return to orthodontic clinic for routine adjustments. Each of these important appointments is designed to tighten the components to gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor their teeth in place. Consistent timing of their adjustments is very important. If… Read more »

The Reasons for Braces

You’ve almost certainly known or observed people who have braces on their teeth. Do you ever speculate about why they choose to get them? Dr. and our staff at in , , would be pleased to explain it to you. Braces were invented to correct teeth and a jawbone that is misaligned. The conventional kinds… Read more »

When It Comes to Braces, You Have Many Options

Are you considering orthodontic treatment with braces? If so, good for you! You’re on your way toward the straight and healthy smile you desire. Fortunately, when it comes to aligning your smile, you have many options. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is thrilled to tell you all about them. One option is traditional metal braces. This… Read more »

Maintaining Healthy Gums Is Very Important to the Process of Realigning Your Teeth with Braces

Braces are a common orthodontic solution for correcting deviations in the alignment of your teeth. After they have been installed in your mouth by Dr. they will still require routine adjustments. Each of these appointments will tighten the orthodontic hardware. This will gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in your mouth. Through… Read more »

Malocclusion Types

Orthodontics is used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” One’s bite is the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a proper bite, which is very rare, the upper teeth sit slightly frontward of the lower teeth. Malocclusion is sometimes a cosmetic problem, but crooked teeth are… Read more »

Braces & Ideal Dental Hygiene

If you have crooked or crowded teeth, Dr. may recommend braces in , . Getting braces requires dedication on your part. Caring for your teeth while wearing braces will take a little more time. However, the end results are well worth the effort. Oral hygiene is a little more involved while wearing braces. Brush your… Read more »

Ceramic Braces Are Less Visible

Traditional wire and bracket braces are often the most effective way to correct alignment issues with your teeth. Yet some people feel uncomfortable with the idea of orthodontic hardware appearing in their smile. In a situation like this, Dr. can apply a porcelain ceramic glaze to the braces hardware while installing them. It’s important to… Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Invisalign®

Although Invisalign® orthodontic aligners can be removed by a patient, they are still highly effective for correcting smiles as long as you wear them. The benefits of aligner removal can do wonders for your work life and remove a side effect that plagues many individuals with orthodontic care: food restrictions. With Invisalign, you are free… Read more »