With benefits such as reduced treatment time and lower cost, it’s easy to see why at-home orthodontics is growing in popularity. However, Tisseront Orthodontics is joining the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in warning you about the potential harm DIY braces can cause.
According to The American Association of Orthodontists, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. If you’re an adult that’s curious or concerned about potentially receiving orthodontic treatment, let us answer your questions about adult braces.
While Invisalign boasts the benefit of being able to be removed for meals, some patients still wonder if it’s okay to leave them in for a quick snack. In this post, we’ll show you why that isn’t a good idea.
Over the course of your Invisalign treatment, you’ll receive new Invisalign aligners every few weeks. This leads to an accumulation of old retainers and patients asking, “What do I do with my old Invisalign trays?” Here, we have your answer.
In exchange for the invisibility and freedom you get with Invisalign aligners, you have to spend a little more time taking care of your appliance. Here is how to clean & store your Invisalign properly:
People know braces work, but few understand how they do what they’re meant to do. In this blog post, we’ll explain the process and science of how braces work.
Every two years, Washingtonian Magazine publishes their new list of Top Dentists in the DC area. This year, we are proud to say our very own Dr. Tisseront will be included on their list! The issue officially showing all 2021 Top Dentists will be published in March, and we’ll be sure to let you know…
As all parents of children with braces know, preparing snacks becomes a bit more complicated once orthodontic treatment begins. Not to worry—there are still many delicious, healthy snack options for kids with braces!
With traditional metal braces, wires connect all of the brackets and are the driving force in straightening your teeth. These wires are pretty tough, but some patients may occasionally experience issues with their wires or other parts of their orthodontic appliance.
Braces do NOT mean that your meals will become less nutritious or delicious! To make sure that your teeth and implements are as strong and safe as they can be, there are just a few simple rules that you should keep in mind when deciding what to eat.