invisalign

What Are the Cons of Invisalign?

By Dr. Amy Smith

If you’ve been doing some research on how to straighten out your smile, you’ve probably discovered there are several options out there that will get the job done. Traditional metal braces are still a great option for some orthodontic patients, but clear aligners are becoming a more popular pick on the market. To help you…

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Invisalign First

What Is Invisalign First?

By Dr. Amy Smith

Crooked teeth are a common phenomenon among growing kids. Parents may not know their child’s exact dental problem, but they want a solution that is both comfortable and cost-effective. That’s where Invisalign First comes in. This plastic straightener system guides the teeth to new positions by applying gradual pressure. The fact that the aligners are…

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invisalign

Brace Yourself: A Beautiful Smile Sans Metal

By Dr. Amy Smith

Very few of us are lucky enough to be born with a dazzling smile. Proper oral hygiene and dental cosmetics take hard work. You can whiten, you can clean, you can be cavity-free—but you still might have some things to straighten out. No one particularly likes the idea of braces; we associate this heavy-duty orthodontic…

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misaligned teeth

Is Straightening One or Two Teeth Worth It?

By Dr. Amy Smith

A few crooked teeth may bother you even if you have a perfect bite. However, most people don’t think this issue is severe enough to warrant an orthodontic visit. Some don’t even think it’s possible to fix one or two misaligned teeth.  Uneven teeth can lower your self-esteem regardless of their number. You may ignore…

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Braces vs invisalign

Braces vs Invisalign

By Dr. Amy Smith

Your smile is an important part of who you are, and choosing the right orthodontic treatment is equally as important. In today’s world we enjoy seemingly endless options with everything from cars and food selections to hobbies and TV channels. The world of orthodontics is no different. For patients, options for orthodontic treatment range from…

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Learn more about athletes using Invisalign or Braces.

Should Athletes Use Invisalign or Braces?

By Dr. Amy Smith

For many people, picking out the right orthodontic treatment solution often boils down to their personal preferences or how crooked their teeth are. But athletes who participate in contact sports have a whole other factor to consider. If you participate in athletics, you’ll likely be wondering if it’s better to play sports with braces or…

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