Know the best foods to eat with braces
To get the best results from your braces, you need to take care of them, maybe you are thinking about what are the best foods to eat with braces. As an orthodontist we always recommend making some little adjustments in your eating habits, to keep them undamaged as they align your teeth. The good news […]
What is the age limit for braces?
Probably, you may be thinking if there is a braces age limit, don’t worry many patients today are wondering, is there an age limit for braces? More people than ever are considering getting orthodontic treatment to correct a bad underbite, an overbite, or crooked teeth. Anyone might feel like their teeth should be a little […]
Deep Cleaning of Teeth: What It Is & Signs You Might Need One
We all have been in a situation where we know we need our teeth cleaned, but how do you know if you need a normal cleaning or a deep cleaning of your teeth? This blogpost is aimed to answer that exact question. There are multiple levels of procedures that a dentist can do for you, […]
5 Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures You Need to Know
Going to the dentist is not just cleanings, braces and extractions, in actuality you can divide the procedures into categories depending on the end goal of the procedure. These are General Procedures and Cosmetic Dental Procedures. Even though they can overlap, both of these categories serve a different purpose. For General Dentistry the objective is […]
12 Braces Colors Ideas to Stand Out!
When I first got braces I didn’t really like them. Every time I went to the dentist I’d ask for the least noticeable color: either white or grey. Every time would be the same. But one day my dentist run out of white and grey bands, so I was forced to choose a different color… […]
Dentures vs. Implants: advantages and disadvantages
Many people want to know whether they need implants or a denture assuming that they are totally different treatments, however, they usually go hand in hand since an implant will have a false tooth. On the other hand, a denture may not require implants for its use. Below we will explain in more detail the […]
What is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth?
Impacted wisdom teeth are usually one of the main reasons for medical consultation due to the recurrent pain they cause. As we are sure that if you are here, it is because you have this type of molars, we will answer the most frequent questions we are usually asked in the consultation. Are wisdom teeth […]
Know the difference between endodontics and crowns
Although endodontic treatment and the placement of dental crowns are completely different services, many patients tend to confuse them and even believe that both lead to the same result, something that is far from reality, so today we will teach you to know each of their differences. Let’s start by knowing what an endodontic treatment […]
Why does my retainer feel tight?
Retainers are custom-made devices that help to keep teeth in their new position after surgery or orthodontic treatment. Every orthodontist has a different retainer protocol, but most of them will ask you to wear them permanently for the first six months. Retainers can feel tight or even cause discomfort when first using them, but most […]
What are orthodontic treatments?
Orthodontics is the dentistry field that deals with the alignment of teeth and jaws, as well as teeth movement. The position of our teeth depends on many factors, such as genetics, jaw size, diet, and even mental health (bruxism and biting things due to anxiety can change teeth position). However, modern orthodontics can help almost […]