Notice how the dark triangle between the two upper front teeth disappeared after this patient's 6 month Invisalign treatment. When receiving orthodontic treatment, it is not enough to simply align the teeth. Every detail is meticulously planned out to deliver an aesthetic result and a beautiful smile for a lifetime.
Quick tip on keeping your gums pink and healthy while wearing braces or fixed retainer wires:
You can pick up one of these 2 products at any local Provigo or Walmart. Plackers orthopik have a thin end specifically to get under an Ortho wire and super floss helps to get through tight teeth and floss under fixed retainers. Don't forget to pass the floss all the way down to the bottom of the gums and against the teeth to clean well. Happy gums = happy orthodontist
Happy Brushing! Having a great smile and feeling good about your dental health go hand-in-hand with great oral hygiene. I tell all my patients as early as their initial orthodontic consultation about the importance of regular flossing and brushing to keep your gums in check during braces and Invisalign treatment. During orthodontic treatment, the teeth move very slowly with gentle forces that can sometimes aggravate the gums, especially if proper hygiene is not maintained. We
In addition to completing a graduate program in dentistry, an orthodontist is a dentist who has also completed an accredited orthodontic residency program for an additional 3 years with over 4000 hours of specialty training, specifically in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Furthermore, to gain licensure as a specialist, an orthodontist must meet the highest level of qualifications, including the successful completion of specialty examinations administered by the Roya