A lot of people have had braces during childhood to straighten crooked teeth. However, for individuals who did not have braces when younger or had their teeth change positions after reaching adulthood, getting braces can seem like a daunting and even embarrassing task. Fortunately, if you are an adult who does not want to settleRead More
Braces vs. Invisalign
Having straight teeth means more than just having a beautiful smile. Crooked teeth can negatively affect oral functioning, such as overbite or underbite problems, poor alignment of teeth and jaw, and problems with chewing food properly. If your teeth are uneven but you wish to have straight teeth, you have several options – including bracesRead More
All About Invisalign
With all the recent advancements in dentistry, so many more people today are exploring their options when it comes to making their smiles whiter, brighter, and straighter. This includes a surge in the use of teeth-straightening devices like Invisalign® aligners. It was the orthodontics of yesteryear that included many tools and techniques that seem downright medievalRead More
What Can Invisalign Do for Me?
Invisalign® has swept the nation ever since it was first introduced to straighten crooked teeth the way braces do, but in a discreet fashion. It’s practically invisible to the untrained eye. Many people assume that Invisalign is just for straightening teeth for cosmetic reasons, but this incredible product does even more. It gives patients health benefits – andRead More
Invisalign: Your questions answered
The Invisalign System’s history is the stuff of legend. In 1997, two Stanford University business majors, Zia Chishti and Kelsey Wirth, developed a new dental appliance that would function similarly as braces but were removable and barely visible. It’s said they pitched the idea of their start-up while wearing the removable braces; their investors hadn’t a clue and were duallyRead More
Things you Probably Never Knew About Invisalign
Are you tired of feeling self-conscious about smiling? Trust me when I say you’re not alone. There are millions of people, from teens to adults who want to perfect their smile, and in this day and age, there are multiple ways to go about it. You’ve probably heard of a more modern and invisible approachRead More
How are Dentures Made?
Whether due to years of decay, a medical issue, or an accident that knocks out several teeth, there are many people who have to turn to artificial teeth – or dentures – to restore the smile and bite that all people need and deserve. People once associated dentures as a set of wooden teeth, orRead More
Seeing Your Dentist About Straightening Your Teeth with Invisalign
In 1997, Align Technology, today known as Invisalign, was born, thanks to the idea of Stanford University students Zia Chishti, Kelsey Wirth, Apostolos Lerios and Brian Freyburger. Chishti was at the orthodontist getting his braces removed, and afterwards was given a retainer to keep his teeth straight and from moving. When Zia received his retainer, he realizedRead More
Taking Care of Your Invisaligns
Invisalign has emerged as the new modern way for your dentist to straighten your teeth. It has become a very popular orthodontic procedure, because it straightens your teeth without the need for clunky metal braces, hence the word invisible. By sticking to the maintenance and cleaning routines put forth by your dentist, Invisalign can provideRead More
Are Invisalign Braces Right for Me?
Invisalign braces may be the safe, easy, and practically invisible way to get that straight and lovely smile you have always wanted. As great as they are though, Invisalign braces may not be for everyone. One of the biggest determining factors is going to be based on how severe your dental issues are. For instance,Read More