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Caring For Your Teeth Post-Invisalign
04/09/2018
When there are no more Invisalign trays for you to wear, it marks the end of your treatment and all the work you did to care for your now perfect smile. However, the effort and consistency in taking care of your teeth goes beyond the treatment period. Think of the Invisalign treatment as your training: The routines and habits you developed will carry over into how you take care of your teeth for the rest of your life. Here are some important tips to consider when approaching post-Invisalign life.
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The Dangers Of Mail Order Invisalign
02/23/2018
Correcting a misaligned bite (malocclusion) is an important course of treatment that should not be taken lightly. Done correctly, orthodontic treatment has the potential to shape a smile that lasts a lifetime. Healthy, beautiful teeth are the result of good orthodontic treatment and each patient deserves nothing less. A great result is just one reason why mail order teeth straightening kits may not be the best form of treatment for you.
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How Do Braces Work?
02/09/2018
Braces typically consist of brackets, wires, and spacers; from the outside they might look simple but these appliances are actually quite sophisticated. Aligners of all types have gotten lighter and more comfortable over time but the principles they are based on remain the same.
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Invisalign Elite Provider
08/17/2017
At Scott Orthodontics, we’re committed to providing only the best in orthodontic care, utilizing only the most advanced orthodontic treatment methods and technology available to create a new, healthy smile for every one of our patients. Among our available treatments, we offer Invisalign as a solution that’s perfect for those who want to straighten their teeth behind the scenes, using clear plastic aligners that are comfortable and effective.
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Oral Hygiene
08/17/2017
So you have your braces and all that stands between you and your new smile is time. However, if you want to make sure that new smile looks healthy and radiant, you need to maintain a proper oral hygiene routine. With braces, the brackets, wires, and bands make it easy for food particles and bacteria to get trapped in your teeth while making it more difficult to clean them away. If these particles and bacteria remain, it can quickly transform into harmful plaque that will damage your teeth.
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Do You Qualify for Invisalign?
04/14/2017
Invisalign is one of the most popular alternative treatments to traditional braces, and it's little wonder – with the advantages in aesthetics, convenience, and comfort that Invisalign offers, it's a great option for many patients. But what qualifies someone for Invisalign, and how can you know if it's the right treatment for you? Every patient and every case is different, but here are a few things to keep in mind if you're wondering if you qualify for Invisalign treatment.
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Types of Orthodontic Treatment
01/24/2017
In the early days of orthodontics, there was only one way to straighten teeth: large, clunky metal strips affixed to the teeth. These were early braces, and while their thinner, lighter equivalent is still the most popular option for orthodontic treatment, braces are far from the only way to get a great new smile. At Scott Orthodontics, we're proud to offer a variety of types of braces, each with its own unique set of advantages.
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What's The Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Dentist?
11/29/2016
Orthodontics and dentistry are two intimately related fields, both helping patients achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile throughout their lives. But orthodontists and dentists are two different kinds of specialists, each with a distinct function in helping keep your smile healthy. So what exactly is the difference between orthodontists and dentists?
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Braces vs Invisalign
08/31/2016
Here at Scott Orthodontics, we prioritize the health and protection of our patients’ teeth above all else. By combining state-of-the-art orthodontic technology with a highly skilled staff, we are able to provide you with the most advanced and effective treatment.
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Causes and Treatment of Crooked Teeth
05/27/2016
Crooked Teeth Can Be Caused By Different Factors, But Are Generally Treated By Applying Constant Force In The Correct Direction. Learn More About Crooked Teeth!
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