Are you the parent of a young child and suspect that they might need braces? If so, they certainly wouldn’t stand out among their peers, since around 75% of kids need orthodontics to straighten their teeth! And as you know, there are countless benefits to having straight teeth. It’s not only about improving the appearance of their smile, which certainly enhances their self-image and self-esteem for the rest of their lives. It’s also about making sure their bite is properly aligned so they can chew and speak with ease. But although the benefits of having straight teeth are clear, what’s the best age to take them to see an orthodontist in Montgomeryville? Keep reading to find out!
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June 18, 2018
June 15, 2018
Most people don’t give their mouth a second thought. It’s easy to take it for granted that we can eat, drink and speak with ease every day. But in reality, there are a lot of “moving parts” that all work together so your mouth can help you lead a happy, healthy life. So if you’ve ever wondered about the different parts of your mouth and how they function, look no further! In this blog, you’ll learn some basics about the lips and cheeks, teeth and gums, and the temporomandibular joint. That way, the next time you see a dentist in Montgomeryville, you’ll have a better understanding of any oral healthcare needs you might have!
May 14, 2018
When a leg is broken or you have a very high fever, there’s no question of whether it’s an emergency or not. However, dental emergencies typically don’t get the same attention, either because they aren’t as common or because people don’t know what’s considered a dental emergency. That’s why your emergency dentist in Montgomeryville is here to clear that up.
If you ever experience the following dental emergencies, don’t wait. Of course, if your dentist can’t help, the emergency room is always the next best visit.
May 3, 2018
Whether you’ve finished wearing traditional braces or clear aligners from Invisalign, you’ll need to take the proper steps to keep your smile looking that way. Even the best oral care regimen can’t prevent your teeth from shifting back to their crooked position. Luckily, your orthodontist in Montgomeryville offers patients a special device designed to keep your smile healthy and looking straight.
After dedicating many months to orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want is for all of it to go to waste. Today, we’ll discuss the importance of wearing and caring for your retainer after treatment.
April 14, 2018
You may have heard your friends, coworkers, and even family members talking about porcelain veneers in the past. They probably mentioned how movie stars have them and that they want them too. But now that you think about it, you start to ask yourself. How long do porcelain veneers last for? Do they last for life? Are they permanent? Today, your dentist is here to answer those questions.
Pretty soon, you just may want to get porcelain veneers in Montgomeryville yourself. Keep reading to learn how the process works.
April 4, 2018
Clear aligners from Invisalign are an ideal solution to teeth misalignment and poor bites, especially if you don’t want to undergo the time-consuming treatment of traditional braces. It’s also preferable to dramatically changing your diet and at-home oral care routine. With that being said, Invisalign is still a commitment, according to your orthodontist in Montgomeryville. That means you will need to make a few minor lifestyle changes to ensure a brief and successful orthodontic treatment.
Once you start using Invisalign, make sure to take these next steps.
March 30, 2018
Did you know that an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? So even if you (understandably) feel upset that you need to have a tooth extracted, you’re clearly in good company! But even with that small consolation you might have some questions about the procedure. As a dentist in Montgomeryville who has performed countless extractions, we thought we’d write a blog about why people might need one to begin with and what they can expect from the recovery process. You’ll be glad to know that an extraction can really benefit you under the right circumstances and that healing after the procedure is probably easier than you expected!
The date is approaching for your high school reunion and you can hardly believe so many years have gone by. It seems like a lifetime ago that you roamed the halls of your high school with your old friends. While you’re feeling excited about seeing everyone again, you might also feel a bit nervous! It’s certainly understandable to have mixed feelings about it – especially if you don’t feel so great about your smile. If your reunion is just around the corner, you may think you don’t have time to do anything about your teeth. But with porcelain veneers in Montgomeryville, you can transform your smile in just a couple of appointments. Keep reading to learn more!
February 6, 2018
After you’ve gotten your new braces, it can be difficult to adjust to cleaning your teeth as effectively as you did before. The additional brackets, wires, and bands can take some getting used to. However, when there’s a healthier, straighter, more beautiful smile waiting at the end of treatment, you’ll be happy you made the effort to learn. Not only that, you’ll be more encouraged to keep your new smile in good condition.
With these tips from your orthodontist in Montgomeryville, you’ll know exactly how to take care of your teeth, regardless if there are braces on them.
February 4, 2018
Do you find yourself wondering why your dentist always wants to take x-rays? Going to the dentist isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time to begin with, but when you hear that you need x-rays before your cleaning it can feel even worse. As your dentist in Montgomeryville, we understand! Our goal with this blog is to educate you about the purpose behind this screening tool and assure you that x-rays truly are done in your best interest. We’ll also review the various types of dental x-rays you may need so you can understand the difference between them.