Tongue Thrusting – Symptoms Explained

Tongue thrust is the orofacial myofunctional disorder that occurs when using pacifiers or for a long time. Thumb sucking is the same in toddlers and young children. It can also be a consequence of a tongue lace problem (tongue-tie.) FACT: Myofunctional treatment helps correct incorrect tongue movements. Let’s start now. Dr. TisserontI feel very fortunate…

Invisalign Not Tracking? Try Our Tips!

Is your Invisalign not tracking?  You should try the following; 1-Use chewies to seat your Invisalign trays, 2- Wear aligners 22 hours a day, 3- Consult your orthodontist about backtracking, 4- Go for a treatment revision. Below, we discuss these points in more detail. Dr. TisserontI feel very fortunate to have found a profession as…

What Do I Do With My Old Invisalign Trays?

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.

Diabetes and Orthodontic Treatment

Diabetes affects millions in the USA and across the world. Orthodontic treatment with diabetes is a concern. For the dental industry and for the public. Those with diabetes seeking or undergoing orthodontic treatment should read on. You will find out the facts on diabetes and orthodontic treatment. Dr. TisserontI feel very fortunate to have found…

Side Effects of Braces

Orthodontic treatment makes our teeth and jaw straight. But at what cost. Wearing braces means putting up with a new era of annoyances. Some side effects are common and easy to solve. Others are more serious and need expert attention. Read on to discover why braces cause these common side effects and what you can…

Is It Normal For Teeth to Get Worse With Braces?

If while wearing braces, you think your braces make your teeth worse looking than before you began. You may be right. DONT be alarmed, orthodontics is a process and your smile will straighten in stages. Your orthodontist will have planned for all movements and transitional changes during treatment. In this post, we’ll take you through…

How Much do Braces Cost in 2022?

Braces type and costs Depending on the length of treatment braces can be an investment of $4-9k with Lingual braces being about 30% higher. Price will also vary depending on insurance.  What is unique about braces at Tisseront Orthodontics is that you can select any type of braces and achieve the same beautiful, healthy smile….

The Different Parts of Braces and What They Do

Crooked teeth mean braces. You or your child may ask what braces do and what is gonna go into their mouth. Braces are made up of different parts and materials doing differing tasks to move the teeth. Orthodontists use the skills learned to know how much work a particular part needs to do. In this…

Invisalign Cleaning Crystals – How to Use and What Are They?

  Invisalign Cleaning Crystals are a custom-designed cleaning system for Invisalign clear aligners and retainers. 15 to 30 minutes is all you need with the help of dissolving crystals that leave a super clean finish. As a result, the devices will last longer. Read on for the full facts on this product.  Dr. TisserontI feel…

Can Retainers Move Teeth Back?

Last Updated on Dec 27th, 2021 There is a possibility that an old retainer can be used to move the teeth back into place. However having just one tooth move too far will make the retainer not fit properly. Additionally, if there is bending of the wires in a retainer, the retainer may not fit,…

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