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.
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.
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.
If you’re considering getting braces for yourself or your child, a little research will show you that today, there are many different types of braces that patients can choose from. It is a good idea to inform yourself about the different types of braces that are available before your first appointment.
Lingual braces rest behind your teeth, making them practically invisible! Better yet, they are both comfortable and effective due to their personalized design, which is specially tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient.
children with issues such as severe crowding, protruding teeth, crossbites or jaw growth issues can greatly benefit from a two-phase treatment approach.