Oral Health Quiz: Orthodontics

How familiar are you with orthodontics? Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics is a branch of dentistry designed to help correct issues with the misalignments of teeth. If your teeth are out of position or if you have spacing issues between teeth, the use of orthodontic treatments is highly recommended. To test your knowledge on orthodontics, take… Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Orthodontics Here

Orthodontic treatment can be a great way to achieve a straighter, healthier and more beautiful smile. If you’re interested in aligning your teeth with orthodontics in , , then you likely have many questions. Our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for by answering commonly asked questions. Q:… Read more »

Dental Hygiene During Braces Treatment

You’re on your way to a healthier, straighter smile. You may be aware that cleaning your teeth while wearing braces can be more involved. Dr. and our team are happy to give you tips on proper dental hygiene with braces. Brushing Teeth Brush your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day. Choose either… Read more »

Dental Checkups Are Especially Important for Teeth with Braces

It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene while you are wearing your braces. This includes brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as making sure to thoroughly floss your teeth and gumline at least once each day. Our orthodontist, Dr. wants to remind patients that they need to have routine dental checkups… Read more »

How to Have a Top-Notch Oral Health When You Have Braces

You deserve successful oral health when you have braces. Unfortunately, achieving or maintaining that status of oral health can be challenging, especially because the braces hardware can make cleaning the teeth and gums a bit difficult. So, it’s important to focus on caring for your smile while you’re aligning your teeth. To help you do… Read more »

Orthodontics Through the Ages

Despite what you may think, orthodontics has been developing since ancient times. This branch of dentistry has developed gradually over time to become the modern orthodontics we know and love today. Orthodontics in Ancient Times Human remains with crooked teeth have been found dating back 50,000 years. Metal bands have been found on the teeth… Read more »

The Benefits That Come as a Result of Orthodontic Treatment

If your teeth are crowded, crooked, or gapped, we may recommend braces or Invisalign® to gently move your teeth into their ideal positions over time. It may come as a surprise to learn that straightening your teeth provides many benefits to you and your smile. Our orthodontist and team are more than happy to go… Read more »

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 »